OSD 79: If a Monday morning desk pop was a newsletter

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Diving straight into the links this week, gang. Make it a great one.


This week’s links

We presented at the Liberal Gun Club’s 2020 annual meeting, on how to build gun culture

Check out the presentation and the Q&A, and thank you to the LGC for the invitation.

Larry Vickers with part 1 in a series breaking down the battle at the climax of Saving Private Ryan

You know it’s getting serious when part 1 alone is 24 minutes long.

A 1956 “how it’s made” on high-end British shotguns

Best part:

The highly specialized work of checkering the stock is the job of Ebenezer Hands…

Teacher sends police to an 11-year-old’s home after seeing a BB gun on the kid’s wall in the background of a video call

Just caught this, but it happened back in June. Excerpt below, emphasis ours:

“So, I answered the door. The police officer was… very nice. He explained to me that he was coming to address an issue with my son’s school,” the mother told Fox Baltimore. “And then explained to me that he was here to search for weapons, in my home. And I consented to let him in. And then I, unfortunately, stood there and watched police officers enter my 11-year-old son’s bedroom.”

“The officers that responded were appalled at the call and even commended the set-up that my son has for his toys and commended him also on his respect and understanding of the BB guns,” Sperry wrote on Facebook.

Good moment for a relink to the “Don’t talk to the police” video.

@a.amantine on YouTube

We’ve been liking this channel. Fun detailed gear videos, and lots of info on using semi-autos and thermals for hunting, for you hunters out there.


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