Happy Fall, now get shooting

I, for one, am ready for it to cool down a bit. Being in the South, with the exceptions of traveling to other parts of the country during the summer that isn’t so steamy and taking advantage of their local weather to get rounds in, I like to keep my range time in the sticky months to professional outings to perform T&E and maintain muscle memory.

However, as soon as it starts getting cooler– hello Fall!– I ramp up my MW&R time on the range and actually enjoy what I am doing sans the 100-degree temps and 99-percent humidity.

The above is a sample of a big box of rounds that I just got from Ammo-to-Go to spend some quality time with these classics for an upcoming series of articles and they are on point with the selection.

For the circa-1920 M1914 Pocket Mauser in 7.65mm Browning:

S&B 73 grain FMJ.

For the circa-1960s FN Browning 1910/22:

PMC 90 grain FMJ

For the circa-1943 FN Browning Pistole 640 Hi-Power

Lots of Winchester White Box 124 grain FMJ

For continuing past the 2,500-round mark on my ongoing G19X and S&W M&P M.20 Compact tests, I also got a bunch of  Winchester NATO 124 Grain FMJ (this is loaded slightly hotter than standard, roughly +P), Speer Gold Dot 124 Grain +P and  Federal HST 147 Grain JHP

Plus, I plan on breaking out the gel on Federal’s new HST loads as well in .380 Federal HST 99 Grain JHP with an LCP etc.

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Let me introduce myself. I am a bit of a conflict junkie. I am fascinated by war and warfare, assassination, personal protection and weaponry ranging from spud guns and flame throwers to thermonuclear bombs and Soviet-trained Ebola monkeys. In short, if it’s violent or a tool to create violence it is kind of my thing. I have written a few thousand articles on the dry encyclopedia side for such websites as Guns.com, University of Guns, Outdoor Hub, Tac-44, History Times, Big Game Hunter, Glock Forum, Firearms Talk.com, and Combat Forums; as well as for print publications like England Expects, and Strike First Strike Fast. Several magazines such as Sea Classics, Military Historian and Collector, Mississippi Sportsman and Warship International have carried my pieces. Additionally I am on staff as a naval consultant and writer for Eye Spy Intelligence Magazine. Currently I am working on several book projects including an alternative history novel about the US-German War of 1916, and a biography of Southern gadfly and soldier of fortune Bennett Doty. My first novel, about the coming zombie apocalypse was released in 2012 by Necro Publications and can be found at Amazon.com as was the prequel, Chimera-44. I am currently working on book two of that series: "Pirates of the Zombie Coast." In my day job I am a contractor for the U.S. federal government in what could best be described as the ‘Force Protection’ field. In this I am an NRA-certified firearms, and less-than-lethal combat instructor.

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