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A Turd in Hand

Today I received my first Coleman 275 lantern, courtesy of Stymie @ the Coleman Collectors Forum, and it is a beauty.

Commonly referred to as turds because of their brown coloring, they have a reputation for being cantankerous beasts at times, often flaring up, or otherwise bringing hair, eyebrows and beards ...


Remora for the Kimber

I finally had a chance to stop by Trigger Happy in Clayton, NC this weekend. I had never heard of them before, but while searching to see which holsters were commonly recommended for the Kimber Micro-Carry I found that the Remora brand of holsters was popular, and that they were ...


Coleman 200a

I have been a fan of old lamps and lanterns for a while now. I have a variety of oil lamps around the house and on my desk, but at a recent train show I picked a nice railroad lantern from the Southern Railway. That purchase led me to begin ...



Free Sgt. Tahmooressi

Anyone who hasn't yet heard of the plight of Sgt. Tahmooressi must be living under a rock. Sgt. Tahmooressi, after taking a wrong turn and ending up on the Mexican border, was arrested and has been held for nearly 60 days at this point. Unfortunately, and not unexpectedly given ...