Reader Bill G. notes that VITA has added a lot of new “appropriate technology” resources to their free library since I last referenced them.
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Kon Tiki recommended this short documentary video: The Gun Makers of Pakistan. The documentary is politically biased, but if you ignore the commentary, the images speak for themselves. Don’t miss the close-up of the kid’s precise handloading technique.
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Tim P. flagged A Guide to Drilling, Reaming, and Broaching a Bolt-Action Receiver at Home for free download at the Jews For The Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO) web site. It is a book on making a Mauser type bolt actions, by Raymond Benwood.
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A reader e-mailed us this thought-provoking tag line: ” In 2002, another Virginia college was attacked by a madman bent on mass murder. That time, only three people died– because two legally-armed students intervened before the local police could arrive. Virginia law allows college students to carry guns just like other responsible adults, but Virginia Tech’s rules left its students defenseless. It’s time to face facts in the gun-control debate . Gun control doesn’t protect people. Guns protect people.”