Category Archives: Men At Arms

Elmer Keith and The Golden Years of Gunwriting

Fair Use Keith Elmer Image (WP:NFCC#4) This past weekend, I played an event in southern Wyoming and then headed to Idaho on assignment for American Rifleman. Of course, I made time to be sure to visit Salmon, ID. Now, you old-timers … Continue reading

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‘My Way or the Highway:’ The Wrong Way to Teach & Train

Not too long before his death, Col. Jeff Cooper, founder of Gunsite Academy, was quoted as saying that he wished that he hadn’t made such a big deal about the difference between the Weaver Stance and the Isosceles Stance. I … Continue reading

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Profile: Jelly Bryce—Oklahoma Gunfighter

(l.) Jelly Bryce had his own point-shooting method. Taken for dramatic effect for LIFE (and as we know, in clear violation of NRA safety rules) this image clearly demonstrated Bryce’s unique, deep crouch stance. He would fire when the gun … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Scout Rifle

Col. Jeff Cooper began to experiment with the concept that would come to be called the Scout Rifle in the 1960’s. Essentially, he wanted a light, powerful rifle that would be equally qualified to handle most hunting chores and also … Continue reading

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