Author Archives: Gary L. Miller

About Gary L. Miller

I have many hobbies and spend a fair amount of time playing at them. I'd love to spend more, but there's this earning a living thing... So I often fill my idle hours spewing forth ideas and opinions, unsolicited or not. This is merely an extension of that propensity.

Alerts – National, State, and Local – Action Required!

It’s Your Second Amendment – Read and Weep, or ACT! The Choice is Yours! NYSRPA-alert – NYSRPA calls for Attorney General Schneiderman to investigate advertising agency for gun law violations.Video produced for gun control group appears to show multiple felony … Continue reading

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SAD and the Second Amendment – How to Get Through Winter Without Losing Hope!

The Mayo Clinic defines Seasonal Affective Disorder as “Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year.” For me it typically strikes … Continue reading

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10-236-4.5 : It’s What’s Up Front That Counts

OK we’ve finished our first casting session and 5.5 of the 10 lbs. of lead we melted is sitting on our bench in the form of about 236 or so 165 Grain 30 Cal heads, and 4.5 lbs. or so is sitting … Continue reading

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Are You Ready? – Ammo Background Checks Ready and Waiting!

It’s upon us!. Tom King, president of the New york State Rifle and Pistol Assoc. stated on Friday’s Cam and Company on the Sportsman’s Channel, that the NYSAFE Act’s long awaited background check for ammunition sales is ready to go. … Continue reading

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Is Time Running Out for Our Second Amendment Rights in NY?

I have been wrestling with several immutable facts, none of which are pleasant. 1st. We live in one of the most abysmal states in the Union in terms of 2nd Amendment Rights 2nd. Unless we seriously get active it will … Continue reading

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To Crimp or Not to Crimp, That Is the Question – A Tale of the Tape

In the article, “Where the Road Leads – Two Gadgets That Called Out to Me.” I went on a bit about my theories regarding crimp on lead rifle loads. My thinking was that the vertical stringing I had experienced with … Continue reading

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Melt It, Pour It, and Wait for It to Get Hard! – Shoot for Less with Lead

Ok so you’ve gone out and bought or otherwise secured the stuff to make cast bullets. You’ve read through the Lyman Cast Bullet Handbook and you’re ready to start down the rabbit hole. You’re all dressed up in the appropriate … Continue reading

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