Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Marine Corps Colt

The United States Marine Corps recently let a contract with Colt Firearms for a quantity of 1911 pistols. This comes as no surprise to most of us since the rumor has abounded for some time that the Marines were getting … Continue reading

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A Misconception

Since I started writing for the gun magazines I’ve heard the claims that gun companies give the writers special treatment. More especially, that we are given special guns for our testing. Well, if that’s true, then it means that I’m … Continue reading

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Last of the Wild Bunch

There are a number of stories about the old outlaws and gunfighters claiming that they did not die at the time and in the manner that history records. Some insist that Billy the Kid, Jesse James, and John Wilkes Booth—just … Continue reading

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Welcome DoubleTap Ammunition

We are pleased to welcome DoubleTap Ammunition as the newest sponsor of this web site. In just a short time, DoubleTap has made a name for itself in the business of crafting quality ammunition for the shooter and hunter. The … Continue reading

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