Tag Archives: .45 colt

Open Letter to the Board of Directors at Colt Firearms

Congratulations! The firearms, ammunition, and related industries, have been experiencing unbelievable sales for the past several years. And Colt Firearms is on the brink of bankruptcy. You should be ashamed that you are responsible for letting this American icon go … Continue reading

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It Pays to Keep Your Mouth Shut

Over the years, I have enjoyed consulting with firearms companies and helping them to design new guns, or variations of existing guns. Without going into details, a few of these have been quite successful ventures. However, there have been other … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Legend XVII

Dedicated to Saddlemaker to the Stars Edward Bohlin Silver Screen Legend XVII is dedicated to legendary silversmith and leather craftsman Edward Bohlin. He was born in Sweden and came to this country as a young man to be a cowboy. … Continue reading

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Colt: The Revolver of the American West

One of the great things about being a gun writer is that you never know what the day’s mail will bring. For instance, I just recently got a great book from Jim Muschett at Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. It is … Continue reading

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