Category Archives: The Arts of the Fusilier

The “Arts of The Fusilier” is an assembly of anecdotes and factoids regarding the shooting sports. It is being assembled strictly for Sh*ts & Giggles and should not be interpreted as having any merit or instructional content whatsoever. Any decision on the reader’s part to take any of the content herein provided as being a good idea is completely misguided and is strongly discouraged. Have fun reading but take nothing seriously!

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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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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Where the Road Leads – Two Gadgets That Called Out to Me

So, a while back, during the earliest stages of the component shortage, I had ordered 1500 heads (bullets) from Sierra, a long story short they took about 9 months to actually show up. During that time, and because I am … Continue reading

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So, You Start Feeling Cocky and Then…

Seems that it always happens after stretch of things more or less working out, that the stars and planets align to pull you back into earth’s orbit. As a result of this immutable fact of life and fate, we have … Continue reading

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