the good the bad and the ugly



Mid 70s

My first rifle Marlin M60 22LR

Parlier, CA

Note: I shot at my first human (self defense) with this rifle from this very spot.

The others in the line of duty.

In Honer of

Carlos Hathcock

May 20, 1942 – February 22, 1999

Greatest United States Marine Corps Sniper

"Ooo-Rah" 1976

1981 Fresno, CA.

The H&K 94 9mm

Back when in State use Mid 90s.

2001

Sniper in Molokai, Hawaii Goat hunt 7mm Mag, Rem. 700

My first Pig June 28, 2009

300 -/+ Yards 1Shot-1Kill

Rem 700 .308 Burris XTR 312

Customized at Marine Corps Quantico, Virginia.

Central CA.

2010

Customers/Co-Workers Gabe and Al

The Pig Hunt Posse

Central CA.

2012 Al's first pig kill

Customers/Co-Workers Gabe and Al

The Pig Hunt Posse

Central CA.

2009

Customers on our Squirrel Shoots

The Posse

18 for 18 with Savage 93 17HMR

Corcoran, CA

First kill with my Ruger X17 17HMR

Corcoran, CA

Sniper's Coyote take

Corcoran, CA

Sniper's Bobcat take

Pre Ban Colt Sporter .223 Simmons Scope

Corcoran, CA

Sniper's Coyote take

CA.

Shooting with our cousins in the Arizona desert some place called White Tank

Nov. 2010

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Sniper's Private Collection

Virginian Dragoon 44 Magnum -aka-

"Little Bulldog"

Cerakote Marine Corps style

Shooting the Little Bulldog 

Rem 700 .300 RSAUM

AICS 2.5 Stock U.S. Optics

Zombie Squirrel Killer

TAC-OPS Ruger 77/22 Green Hornet .22LR

Leupold Clone

Texas BA Remington 700 M40A1 .308 Leupold Scope

Colt Sporter in .204 Ruger Leupold Scope

Sniper Stock

ArmaLite AR50 .50 BMG

GAP Remington 700 .308 Leupold Scope

2.0 AICS Stock

TAC-OPS Remington 700 Tango 51 .308

Ruger 10/22 in 17M2

Custom Stock

Ruger RPR 6.5 Creedmoor

Sig Sauer Blaser LRS-2 .308

Airrow A-8S Stealth

This is the actual weapon used in the movie

Hard Target with Jean-Claude Van Damme

(note the rubber mockup used for rehearsal)

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My Customers

East Siberian brown bear Aaron Raby, LA CA.

Customer Al Bettoncourt

in Canada Caribou

Customer Al Bettoncourt

Hanford, CA in Africa

Al Bettoncourt, Hanford, CA in Africa

Al Bettoncourt from Hanford, CA

and

Nelson from Molokai, Hawaii

in Africa

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Customer Travis Garcia from Laton, CA.

Savage 111LR 300WM rifle is topped with a Sightron SIII 6-24x50 scope

with the rifles favorite ammo, Sub MOA @ 100 yards.

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Member of our Squirrel shoots Francis Oldread Bakersfield, CA.

We started out of camp heading south and east, away from the Matusadona National Park boundary that sits on the northern bank of the Chifudze River that forms the northern boundary of Bulembi Safari’s Omay South hunting concession in western Zimbabwe.

My Professional Hunter, Pierre Hundermark has been hunting on the Omay concession for the last 5 years or so and easily guides the Toyota Land Cruiser through the long grass that has grown over two meters tall between the wheel ruts.

We had once again moved to quickly for him and had passed his ambush point before he got set up in position. Pierre’s instincts last night to get out of the area as quickly as possible had been proven correct.

Inspecting the bull for bullet holes we found my first bullet had entered exactly where I had aimed and had destroyed the back half of the left lung and tore a softball sized chunk out of the rear of the right lung. My second, going away shot had entered exactly center of the hams and from the angle had passed through the hole in the middle of the pelvis and tore through the front of the left ham. My third shot was a through and through high on the shoulder and Pierre’s bullet (after deflecting on a tree) entered and exited through the guts.

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Customer Greg Yeary

Hanford, CA

Rem 700 SPS 300WM

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Rosie Martinez

Hanford, CA

Likes her new Colt M4-22

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Linda Sullivan

Lemoore, CA

Loves her new Savage 93R17 BSEV .17HMR

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Austin Redding

Lemoore, CA

With his Springfield Armory 1911-A1 .45ACP and Remington 870 12Ga.

Thanks for your purchase and service to our country.

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Before

&

After

Rudy Diaz

Hanford, CA

Just got his Ruger K10/22TBBZCP and added a ProMag Archangel Deluxe Target Stock, Tactical Solutions Mag Release, TriMag magazine connector. (Utilizes 3 of your Ruger 10/22® rotary 10 shot magazines.)

Rudy also picked up a Noveske R21 762

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Photo Op

Dr. R Jorden

With the AR50 .50BMG

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Photo Op

Two Guys

ArmaLite AR50 .50BMG

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Rick Peralez

Corcoran, CA

With his Corcoran State Prison

Retired Remington 870 Magnum Shotgun.

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Gumencindo Peter Castro

Visalia, CA.

With his new Ruger SR556

Former Marine

Currently Military Contractor, Afghanistan 

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Darin Denney

Lemoore, CA.

Just picked up his Les Baer SRP 45 Custom

Educator

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Roger Bos
Corcoran, CA.
Got his Sig Sauer P220 Combat .45ACP
Corrections

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Jesus Gonzales

Hanford, CA.

Got his H&K MR556 A2

Corrections

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Liz Purtteman

Corcoran, CA.

IT from Corcoran II SATF

Just picked up her Benjamin Marauder 22 Cal. Air rifle of course tricked out by me with all the bells and whistles.

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Stephanie Dubin

Porterville, CA

Nurse

Just picked up her Sig Arms Stainless Steel 1911XO 45ACP

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Stephanie Dubin

Porterville, CA

Nurse

Just picked up her Remington 700 .204 Ruger

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Eluterio "Lute" Escamilla

Fresno, CA

Fresno State Education Director

Using the Rock Island 1911A1 .45ACP

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Simon Robinson Sr. & Jr.

Simon II Navy Corpsman/RN

Fresno, CA

Just got a S&W M&P15 .223/5.56 and RIA 1911A1 45ACP

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Al Cordova

Fresno, CA.

Game: Wild Boar

Location of kill: Central CA. 02.04.12

Weapon: T/C Encore .280 Rem.

We were heading back out when I saw a sounder of maybe at least 15 to 20 pigs, we stopped took a wild shot at the heard, no hits. We moved to head them off and maybe at another chance for a shot, but no luck, so we decided to stock them. As luck would have it Gabe and I pushed this one right into Al’s lap, almost literally, the bore came right at him Al took the shot, about 30 yards, and hit him in the left shoulder the .280 bullet came out his lower gut, it was fatal, it continued to run about 50 yards and expired.

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Jeffry Watkins

Hanford, CA

Corrections

Got his Kel-Tec KSG 13 shot Shot Gun

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Lori Vargas

Hanford, CA

Corrections Retired

Just got her Charter Arms "Chick Lady" 38 Spl.

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Before

After

Rudy Diaz

Modified his Rem 700 5R .308

with the

evolution HD rifle chassis

XLR Industries

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Karen Brown

Hanford, CA

U.S. Navey Retired

Got her Walther P22

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Delores Smith

Lemoore, CA

CDCR Sgt.

Got her Stag Arms M-3

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Mike Gonzalez and Wife

Corcoran, CA

J. G. Boswell Employee

Got their Stag Arms M-3

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The Gardner's

Got their Zombie killers.

Hanford, CA

U.S. Navy "Get Some" His: Mossberg 464 Zombie Edition 30-30 Hers: Mossberg 500 Chainsaw Zombie Killer 12 GA. Shotgun

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Esmeralda Ramirez

"Damsel in Defense" Fresno, CA

Just picked up her Stag Arms M3

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Sandra Parrish

Teacher

Tulare, CA

Just picked up her Glock 23

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Vincent Pace

Former Navy. Welder

Hanford, CA

Got his DPMS Oracle AR15 .223/5.56mm

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Ruben Felix

Visalia, CA

Corrections Retired

Got his Ruger LC9 9mm w/Laser

We were reminiscing and laughing about the good times at the pen we couldn't stop for a serious pose.

Thanks Ruben for the memories

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John Manderson

CDCR

Picked up his AK74

Waffen Werks 5.45 x 39 High Quality Semi Auto Rifle

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Karl Elze

CDCR Retired

Got his wife the Charter Arms Chick Lady 38Spl.

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Ross Peralez

Fresno, CA

Got his Springfield Armory XD40 Compact

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Anita F. Hernandez

CDCR Retired

Picked up her Glock today,

Thanks Anita for your Patronage.

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Teri Bella

Visalia, CA. Retired CDCR

Gun Rights Activist

Got her Kel-Tec KSG 12 Ga. & Mossberg 500 20 Ga. Shotguns

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Sara Pascoe

CDCR

Picked up her Walther PPK/S 380.

In case you don't recognize the name "Pascoe" Sara was my one time partner (one of the best looking partners I ever had too) on hospital detail. And Sara's brother happens to be Bear Pascoe. Bear was a one time SF 49er and currently with the New York Giants who won the 2012 Super Bowl Championship. She told me some good stories about Bear back when he was a Rodeo champion in high school, they are from Porterville.

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Vicki Boschetti

CDCR

Hanford, CA.

Got her Charter Arms "Chick Lady 38 Spl. Revolver.

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Jay Peralez Jr.

Big Rig Driver

Got his S&W M&P 40C

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Joe Masiel

CDCR Retired

Picked up his perfect riding companion the Glock 26.

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Pastor Thomas Lee King

New Testament Baptist Church Armona

Just picked up his Hi-Point 9mm pistol gifted to him by Brian Stow member of the church. Thanks Brian

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Jonathan Ramos Curiel

Just picked up his RIA 1911A1 38 Super

Mr. Happy

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Molly Corbett

Got here Kel-Tec SU16 CA .223 Rifle

And she is a Dodger fan, so she gets a mini bat.

Thanks Molly

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Tom and Kim Carter

CDCR

Got their Glocks 19 Gen 4 and Stag Arms AR15

Thanks Guys

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Esmeralda Ramirez

Just picked up her NAA Revolver in 22LR.

We had to do a close up shot on this one.

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Ken Foley

CDCR

just picked up his Ruger Super Blackhawk in 44 MAG.

Thanks Ken.

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Robin Wolfe

Kern County DA's office

Picked up her High-Point C9 pistol.

Prize from the CDCR Gang Task Force seminar in Visalia, CA.

Thanks Robin for your contribution.

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Brad Vikjord CDC

picked up his Springfield Armory XD45 and the CAI Mini Draco Pistol.

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Ken Foley

just picked up his Taurus M92 A1 9mm.

Thanks Ken.

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Thanks Jeff Cox Lemoore NAS

Just picked up his Springfield Armory XDS .40

Thanks for your Service Jeff.

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Matthew Burden and Son

Corcoran Mid State Precast

Picked up his Mossberg 930AF shotgun and Hi-Pint C9

Matt is holding the Israeli Desert Eagle 44Mag as a photo op.

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Manuel Aguirre

Stag Arms lower 16" DPMS

CHROME MOLLY BULL BARREL 5.56x45mm NATO

chamber (also shoots .223 rem) with 1-9 twist.

Guntec carbine length aluminum free float tube, AR15 flat top T marked upper receiver.

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Lt. Jesus Gonzales

picked up his FN Herstal SCAR 17S

Thanks, Jesus

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Esau Villarrial

Picked up his new back up partner American Derringer .40 S&W

Thanks Esau

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Another happy customer

Erick Trupp

picked up his ATI Omni AR in 5.56mm with a tactical scope.

Thanks Erick for your business. Sniper 

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James Campbell CDC

Picked up his Springfield Armory XD-9 compact. Thanks James

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Ronald Bloomfield CSP Corcoran

Picked up his Springfield Armory XD .2 .40S&W Thanks Ron