I picked up a Mossberg 20Ga model 500 Turkey gun last week. We needed a good all-around homestead gun here (I love my flintlock dearly but it has its limits) at the small hold and I found a sale. For $349.00 I took home a new camo (oooh ahhh) dipped, 22″ barreled scattergun with fiber optic sights . I also picked up sa Mossberg modified choke tube to replace the ultra tight turkey tube the gun came with, in order to be able to use slugs.
FOr us a homestead gun needs to accomplish tasks such as predator eradication, food procurement, home defense, and fun. The Mossberg will handle all the above, enabling us to hunt fowl, deer and coyote while having enough power and capacity to defend hearth and home.
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If you have ever wanted to automate any mechanical or electrical device, you can probably do it with Arduino. IF you have a desire to learn electronics and programming. If these subjects are not for you then find a friend that can help you. Continue reading →
TecniCulture: The art of meshing open-source technology, low cost (re-use/recycle), and Small Agriculture Operations. Continue reading →
I consider the Snubby revolver to be a “Professionals” weapon. Not because “operators” and “Seal Teams” use them so you should too, but because if you are going to make the snub your carry gun, YOU need to train, practice and train and practice more so that you are at a “professional” level at all times with that weapon. Continue reading →
Here is a link to a recent article, describing via Snowden leaks what the NSA has trouble snooping on. Be aware that the FBI amongst others has seized control of some TOR based servers and proxies during the Silkroad investigations. So take all of this with a grain of salt. IMHO if you want to […] Continue reading →
Your mind wanders and pebbles crunch under your feet as you walk across the parking lot, your purchases in hand. The long day and drab weather have you distracted, and you fail to notice several young men follow you out. Fumbling with your bags and keys, you feel something blunt shoved into your ribs […] Continue reading →