Monthly Archives: December 2013

Back to the Basics

Just a few days ago another 1911 arrived at my door. This one from the good folks at Colt Firearms. It is their current production Series 70 Government Model, in .45 ACP. To say that I am glad to see … Continue reading

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Bowie’s Knife

No American frontiersman is more closely associated with the fighting knife than Jim Bowie of Louisiana. Yet, no one can find a single instance where Jim Bowie wrote about the fighting knife, let alone ever described the famous knife that … Continue reading

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Soon to Be 9 Months Old

Up until now I have never been an advocate for a specific dog breed. And, while I know that there are a lot of good breeds and plain old mutts out there, I have to toot the horn a little … Continue reading

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