Tag Archives: .45 colt

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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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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