Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year from The Sheriff

Hope you and yours had a great Christmas. Here’s to the best of everything for 2012!

Posted in Gear, Personal Defense, Politics, Video | 3 Comments

The Ruger #1 is #1

Back in the mid-1960’s you could have polled American shooters as to what sort of new rifle they would like to have seen produced and I really doubt that a single shot would have even made the list. However, Bill … Continue reading

Posted in Guns, Rifles | 9 Comments

Classic Cartridges: The 7×57 Mauser

One of the world’s most useful rifle cartridges, the 7×57 Mauser, was developed by Mauser Co. of Germany in 1892. It was adopted as the Spanish military round in 1893 and soon taken up by Germany, France, and various other … Continue reading

Posted in Ammunition, Classic Cartridges, Guns, History | 3 Comments

Classic Cartridges: The .45 Colt

If any handgun cartridge deserves to be called a classic it is the .45 Colt. This round was developed by Colt Firearms and the Union Metallic Cartridge Co. about 1872. They did this in conjunction with Colt’s work on the … Continue reading

Posted in Ammunition, Classic Cartridges, Guns, History | 2 Comments