Monthly Archives: June 2013

Colt Single Action Resource Book

Asking Dave Scovill about Colt Single Actions is a lot like asking Chet Atkins about guitars. You’d better have brought a pen and notebook with you so you can record all the information accurately. The good news is that Dave … Continue reading

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An American Classic

Making my living as a gun writer, it is my privilege to hunt with a broad assortment of rifles. I’ve taken game with just about every sort of rifle that is manufactured, including those nasty “black” rifles. However, when left … Continue reading

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The .45/70… Why?

The .45/70 is one of those cartridges that it is hard to explain why they are still around. Now, calm down! I didn’t say that I didn’t like the cartridge; I just said that it’s hard to explain its continued … Continue reading

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Garrett Cartridges

A while back I received the sad news that Randy Garrett, of Garrett Cartridges, was closing his business after some 26 years of building some of the best cast-bullet .44 Magnum and .45/70 loads that were available. The good news … Continue reading

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