Nyclad Family Data Dump

We’re back with another projectile data dump today, telling the story of the Smith & Wesson Nyclad and its latest generation, the Federal Syntech family. The story begins when a company named ALCAN was formed in 1948 in Alton, IL. They were best known for shotshells and components, although they briefly dabbled in making plasticContinue reading “Nyclad Family Data Dump”

The USAF “Super Bullet”

Today’s ammunition data dump has a tangential relationship with the Second Chance Combat Shoot, as one of the designers was a frequent competitor. John C. “Jack” Robbins worked at the US Air Force’s Armament Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. His then 13-year old son, John, even won the 1977 match! Mas AyoobContinue reading “The USAF “Super Bullet””

2021 National Firearms Survey

Interesting results. Firearms ownership 32% (probably understated: some gun owners don’t like to reveal that to strangers). One-third have used gun at least once in self-defense, amounting to 1.67 million defensive gun uses per year. 48% of gun owners own or have owned magazines that hold over ten rounds, and 30%, or over 24 million,Continue reading “2021 National Firearms Survey”

Here’s How The Energy Crisis Turns Into Hunger And Then… War?

Authored by Chris Macintosh via, We have previously warned about a whopping food crisis and supply problems in the fertilizer market. Well, now is worse because that was BEFORE we had the natural gas crisis. Why is that important? Natural gas is THE critical input into making fertilizer. Urea is essentially ammonia in solidContinue reading “Here’s How The Energy Crisis Turns Into Hunger And Then… War?”

SOG Sergeant Paul Schuerenberg Jr

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Executive Order 11046,24th August 1962, takes pleasure in presenting the Bronze Star Medal to Sergeant Paul Schuerenberg Jr. for heroic achievement in connection with military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force while serving with 5th Special Forces Group(Airborne),1st Special Forces,attached to the UnitedContinue reading “SOG Sergeant Paul Schuerenberg Jr”