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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

A belated Merry Christmas to all ...

 ... and to all a good night!


 As close to Peace on Earth as it gets around here with these three competitors.  


Until next year!


Wednesday, December 7, 2016

GLOCK DAY Saturday 12/10/2016 at GAT Guns of East Dundee, Illinois

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GAT GUNS GLOCK DAY
GAT GUNS PRESENTS GLOCK DAY, Saturday, December 10th.

The Glock Rep will be in the store to talk about the Glock pistols. There will be some specials on selected Glock guns and some free items with purchase of a new Glock pistol.





(Text and images above are a copy and paste from an email I received from GAT Guns)




Tuesday, December 6, 2016

WOMENS INTRODUCTION TO HANDGUN class at Caliber Gun Range of Waukegan, Illinois (formerly known as GTR Sporting Club)


(TEXT BELOW is a copy-and-paste from an email I received from Caliber Gun Range

WOMENS INTRODUCTION TO HANDGUN
(WOMEN ONLY)
NO NEED TO OWN A FIREARM OR POSSESS A FOID CARD TO TAKE THIS CLASS!
This class is for anyone interested in learning how to shoot a handgun even if you have never shot or owned one before.
All students will spend half of their training session in a classroom environment and the last half honing your new skills on our shooting range
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
  • Safety procedures for all firearms
  • Handgun Manipulation
  • Loading/Unloading
  • 5 Basic Skills to Handgun Shooting
  • Individual Certificates issued to each student.
INCLUDED:
  • Ear & Eye Protection and Targets
  • .22 Caliber Handgun and 50 Rounds of Ammunition
  • Full hour plus of training by National Certified Training Instructor 

Start time:              6:30
Wednesday:          December 14, 2016.  More classes on 12/21 & 12/28
Fee:                           $125
Class Limit             8 Students
Register:                  Call (847) 782-8888
Please, no open toe shoes, tank tops or low cut tops. Baseball cap suggested.

ZACK EDIT: The above clothing restrictions are for safety reasons.  When fired, semi-auto pistols eject HOT brass casings that can cause burns; people have negligently shot themselves due to the distraction of having hot brass land inside clothing.


Sunday, December 4, 2016

AR-15 class on December 17, 2016 at Caliber Gun Range of Waukegan, Illinois (formerly known as GTR Sporting Club)


(TEXT BELOW is a copy-and-paste from an email I received) 
Caliber Gun Range will be holding an AR-15 class on December 17, 2016.  The class will contain the following:
  • Disassembly
  • Cleaning
  • Re-assembly
  • Maintenance
  • Zeroing Iron Sights or Optics
  • Clearing Malfunctions
  • Alternate Firing Positions
  • Basic Drills
Location: Caliber Gun Range
                3059 Washington St
                Waukegan, IL 60085

Time:  Starts 1:30pm Ends 6:30pm
Cost: $125
Please bring eye and ear protection, 300 rounds of non-penetrating ammo, basic cleaning kits and something to take notes with.
If you do not have any or one of these items we are offering a special in the Armory for anyone who signs up for this class a 15% discount.
If you have any questions feel free to contact us at:
(847) 782-8888



Tuesday, November 22, 2016

SALE on Lefty Lewis holsters at Bell Charter Oak


Merry Christmas to ME!  Life is good.  I just got off the phone with Ann at Bell Charter Oak.  I decided that, on top of the reasonable prices to begin with,  the sale / free-shipping savings would be enough of a cost-offset to justify the indulgence of my splurging for the option of expedited orders on each of the following Lefty Lewis IWB holsters.

Chicago Rocker 
Gaylord Holdout II

Each holster is for interchangeable use with my Colt Detective Special and my Colt Agent.



Saturday, November 5, 2016

For me, the ever deplorable erection of 2016 is OVER! I voted yesterday, Friday the 4th ...

My polling place was the same old familiar place that it has been for many years, the Gurnee Village Hall.  This was kinda late in the game for me to gain any personal convenience from early voting.  I expected that there would be a lull in activity between 1:00pm and 2:30pm and I was very wrong; the place was crowded with voters, marginally staffed, and very poorly organized.  The election judge that I had to deal with was a self-important moron that took a very simple process and made it confusing as hell.  HEY DUDE!  YEAH, YOU SITTING ON THE FAR END.  IT'S ME, THE GUY THAT'S HARD OF HEARING.  DON'T MUMBLE!  USE YOUR LIPS TO FORM WORDS; ENUNCIATE!  TALK TO ONE PERSON AT A TIME.  Schmuck.  Sad to say, I believe that he was the "goto guy" for when the other judges had issues to resolve.  Good help is hard to find.

I vow that for the NEXT ERECTION I will return to being among the earliest to use early voting, else I will  just tough it out on and vote on the official erection day.








Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Matt Del Fatti has some PH-3 Pocket Holsters available for J-Frames and Seecamps

EDIT Sunday 11/6/2016:  Looks like they are all gone ...




Del Fatti Leather having PH-3 holsters in stock is indeed a rare event.

Click HERE for Del Fatti Leather and from the main menu you can click on IN STOCK ITEMS.