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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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Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid

On the night of July 14, 1881, Pat Garrett killed Henry McCarty (alias Billy the Kid) in Pete Maxwell’s bedroom at old Fort Sumner, in New Mexico Territory. Over the years, more legends have cropped up over this one incident … Continue reading

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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: 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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