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The Old Meets The New

Just about everyone knows that red dot sights have become quite popular for action shooting. In fact, quite a few are even putting red dots on their defensive firearms. So, if they work well for these shooting disciplines, why won’t … Continue reading

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Colt Single Action Resource Book

Asking Dave Scovill about Colt Single Actions is a lot like asking Chet Atkins about guitars. You’d better have brought a pen and notebook with you so you can record all the information accurately. The good news is that Dave … Continue reading

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Frank Hamer Tales

Not only was Frank Hamer an interesting character, but he also set the mold for the Texas Rangers who came after him. Throughout his long career, Hamer always relied on his engraved Colt .45 single action. However, after his horseback … Continue reading

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Old Lucky

Texas Ranger captain Frank Hamer (1884-1955) was one of the best examples of the transition from horseback Rangers to Rangers of the modern era. As soon as his horseback days were over, Hamer chose to set aside his boots and … Continue reading

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