Tag Archives: gunsmithing

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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Getting Ready

As you have probably heard by now, Il Ling New, Richard Mann, and I, are going to be hunting in Mozambique this coming August. Richard and I will be hunting cape buffalo and Il Ling will be after antelope, though … Continue reading

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A Lawman’s Carbine

I have a little confession to make. I’ve never been a big fan of AR rifles. Now—wait a minute— I’m not knocking them and think everybody that wants one should own one. I’m just saying they never have really suited … Continue reading

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A First Class Packing Pistol

I have always been a fan of the original Ruger Blackhawks, the ones that have come to be called Flat Tops. This is especially true with the .44 Magnum Blackhawk. I just found this sixgun to be accurate, well balanced, … Continue reading

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