Archive for August, 2016

Cleaning Day

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

cleaning day

Old Timey Stabby

Sunday, August 21st, 2016


I have always liked the look of the grosse messer sword for some reason.  I think it is due to the fact that it is so utilitarian.  A tool for the working man, instead of a knightly implement.

(Picture source.)

German Infantry Rifles Of WWII (And One Machine Gun)

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

some common weapons availabel to the german infantry during wwii

Looks like these bad boys have seen some use.

American Infantry Weapons Of WWII

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

small arms available to the american gi during wwii

Can anyone name them all?

You’re Doing It Wrong

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

What happens when hot brass falls down a tank top?

(WARNINGFoul language alert!)

Obviously, this is why I never wear tank tops at the range.

practice at the range

The Knife I Carry

Friday, August 5th, 2016

red swiss army knife victorinox officer suisse

red swiss army knife victorinox suisse opened

A knife fighter I am not, but I can open a wine bottle!

How I Start The Day

Friday, August 5th, 2016

how james starts his day

To all of my readers who think that this picture isn’t honest, I say that you are right.

I never developed a taste for coffee, and won’t touch the stuff.

Raising Daughter Right

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

pink plastic knife

pink toy shotgun

Stabby, stabby!  Pa-chow, pa-chow!



Thanks to reader Sam L for doing the research on this question, or at least punting it to someone who knows.  It seems that there are, indeed fully functional pink knives to be had.

I’ll Bet You A Coke You Can’t Use This Without Breaking A Finger

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

sure to break a finger

$12.95 USD to own, and another $300.00 co-pay for the emergency room visit so the nurse can splint your pinkie.

WTF Is That?

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

forearm knife

$18 USD and it is yours!