Monthly Archives: October 2011

Texas Ranger Tales

  One of the most interesting of the old-time Texas Rangers was Charles Edward “Charlie”Miller. Miller joined the Rangers in 1919 and retired in 1968, 49 years of service. During that time, due to Texas politics, Miller also served as … Continue reading

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Classic Cartridges: The .375 Holland & Holland

I killed the big Asian buffalo bull, pictured above, in 2009, while hunting in Australia’s Northern Territory with Simon Kyle-Little from Australian Big Game Safaris. He was taken with a Ruger #1H, chambered for one of the truly classic cartridges … Continue reading

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A Classy Colt

I have no idea when the custom of embellishing handguns began. I would suspect that it had its beginning when Col. Sam Colt began to make up special presentation models of his popular percussion revolvers. If he didn’t come up … Continue reading

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The Sheriff WAS Amused!

Here’s Richard Mann running The Scrambler at Gunsite. Under my watchful eye, of course! via Empty Cases

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