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Cleaned and ready to go again. Ruger 9e still runs smoothly.

Everything You Need to Know About Hydrangeas

Without hydrangeas, would summer as we know it exist? From Tokyo to Nantucket, their big, blowsy blooms are synonymous with warm nights and lazy days.<p>…

Pool School - Recommended Pool Chemicals

<b>FC - Free Chlorine</b><p>FC can be raised in many different ways. We recommend using either bleach, liquid chlorine, or a SWG. SLAMing the pool should …

Downsizing a House to Expand the Garden: At Home with Landscape Architect William Dangar

Though he’s a landscape architect known for designing gardens to complement large houses, Australia-based William Dangar often gets to work with only …

What Really Happens During a Gunfight

Shooting down the myths of Hollywood gunplay<p>Dirty Harry leveling his .44 Magnum, wondering whether he took six shots or only five.<p>Jules brandishing “Mr. Nine Millimeter” while shouting scripture.<p>Bond’s silenced Walther PPK coughing inaudibly as it puts another henchman out of his misery.<p>Butch and …

Here Are 8 Stubborn Facts on Gun Violence in America

In the wake of the tragic murder of 17 innocent students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students, …

Watch: Simple Tips for Easier Gun Cleaning

Dental picks and tooth brushes have long been part of the inventory of any gun enthusiast’s cleaning kit. These two tools from the health and medical …

2 Terrible Ways People Grip Their Guns ( 1 Good One)

About a year ago, <b>in this article</b>, I wrote about a proper, firm grip on the handgun and its importance in reliable functioning of a semiautomatic …

The Little Known Story of Olympian Eric Liddell’s Final Years - Blog - Eternal Perspective Ministries

By | February 12, 2018<p>One of my favorite movies of all time is the 1981 <i>Chariots of Fire</i>. It’s the only reason many people are familiar with Eric …

Just a Great Drawing

Ever since I saw a publicity photo of a young Milt Kahl holding a drawing of Brer Rabbit, I realized that this man is an extraordinary artist.<br>There …

Painted backgrounds for Peter Pan (1953) #Animation #Disney Love these. https://t.co/PXw4hywgBn

Once Upon a Time

The man who created such beloved Disney characters as Ariel (from The Little Mermaid), Pocahontas, Aladdin, Tarzan, and The Beast wanted, for well …

15 Rare Color Photos Of Walt Disney And Artists You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Even though the photos appear to be from a period of two days at most, they offer a wonderful peek into the studio and Walt’s home life—played up for …

Disney's 12 core principles of animation - animated

Fancy yourself as an animator, but want to know some of the tricks of the trade? Have a great idea for a new Shrek movie and just need to get the …

How to Draw Female Faces Step-by-Step

<i>If you want to learn how to draw a woman, perhaps the best place to start is to learn how to sketch a face. Beautiful portraits of women are easy to</i> …

Graphics

Creative Spark: Jennifer Yuh Nelson

How to create a believable character

Character design belongs to many areas of concept art and illustration, whether they're main characters or simply a small figure in the distance. One …

Shrubs for Shade | Shade Gardening | Top 10

PERENNIALRESOURCE.COM<p>Oakleaf Hydrangea<p>(<i>Hydrangea quercifolia species</i>, Zones 5 to 9)<p>The white blooms on this 4- to 6-foot shrub change to a …

7 Shrubs for Shade Gardens

Choose Your Shade Plant<p>Most of us dream of the day when our gardens mature. We envision tall, leafy trees and mounds of blooming perennials, …

Find Your Gardening Zone

What Is the Map? What Is Your Zone?<p>The US Department of Agriculture produces a map for gardeners based on the average of low temperature readings …

The Only Shrubs You Need to Grow

With shrubs comes the task of pruning. Learn how to care for the most popular types of shrubs and trees with <i>Fine Gardening</i>'s Guide to Pruning!<p>1. An …

The Ruger looks great next to my HighStandard Sport King.

First shot out of the barrel of the new Ruger 9e at 10 yards

Brand new 9e

16 Weird Places In Scotland That Are Straight Out Of A Sci-Fi Movie

Who needs Mars? We've got Stac Pollaidh.

3 rules for buying carry ammo

Recently someone asked me what type of ammo he should buy for self defense for his pistol. Whether you’re carrying open or concealed in this …

Self Defense

3 steps to save a TON of time and money becoming a better shooter

If you are like most gun guys (and gals) I know, then you dream about how cool it would be to have unlimited time and money to shoot like a …

A beginner's guide to choosing the right 9mm practice ammo

Arizona, Defensive tactics, gunblogging, Shooting, Training<p>So you just bought your first defensive pistol, and you walk out of the store with your …

Review: Ruger 9E Pistol

<i>The Ruger 9E pistol is a striker-fired platform similar to its SR9 series, but it includes only the essentials for added cost savings.</i><p>Ruger rose to …