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Old Guns Revisited

Filed in The Gun Room by on February 28, 2016 0 Comments
Old Guns Revisited

Old guns, as I commented before, are the guns I like best.  As Jay Gardner wrote, “It’s a question of soul.”  New, latest technology guns have their place, it’s true.  My Beretta A400 Explor is definitely my weapon of choice when it comes to throwing heavy charges of steel shot.  These aging bones and joints just […]

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Longthorne Guns: A New British Best

Filed in The Gun Room by on November 16, 2015 0 Comments
Longthorne Guns:  A New British Best

British Best shotguns call to mind the finest in shooting traditions. What is often forgotten that among those traditions is a long history of technical innovation.  It may come as a shock to some but Purdy, Boss and Holland & Holland all employ the newest in computer controlled machinery.  This quickly brings their product to […]

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Turkey Hunting in My Dreams: Longing and Planning

Filed in The Gentrys Pantry, The Gun Room, Uncategorized by on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Turkey Hunting in My Dreams:  Longing and Planning

For many of my readers and internet friends it seems that wild turkey hunting is an important part of their outdoor lives.  I wish I could say that it were part of mine.  I’ve been in good turkey country a couple of times in my day but either the season was closed, I had other things […]

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6.5mm Cartridges: A Sensible Choice.

Filed in The Gun Room by on September 26, 2014 1 Comment
6.5mm Cartridges: A Sensible Choice.

6.5mm cartridges are eminently sensible as Terry Wieland pointed out in this month’s Safari Club newsletter.  Mr. Wieland, while a charming and agreeable chap who I enjoy talking to at SCI conventions is not a writer whose opinions I normally agree with.  However, when he gets it what I consider right he is spot on.  […]

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Muskox on the Northwest Passage

Filed in The Gun Room by on August 4, 2014 1 Comment
Muskox on the Northwest Passage

Stan Rogers: Northwest Passage I love Canada, especially the high Arctic.  I’ve hunted caribou, fished for Arctic char, listened in wonder to the music of the loon, and stalked and taken a hoary old muskox bull.  Must important of all, I have stood, as Stan Rogers sang so evocatively, on the shores of the Northwest […]

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British Doubles: In Praise of the Extractor Gun

Filed in The Gun Room by on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
British Doubles:  In Praise of the Extractor Gun

British Doubles–the phrase calls to mind squires and peers clad in tweed and tall green Wellington boots stand in line shooting at driven pheasant, grouse or woodcock.  Inevitably, the grand names come to mind. Boss, Purdey, Holland & Holland, Dixon and all the others that only rock stars and cyberlords can afford are the British […]

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The Shoot-Out: A Story by Dave Coomber

Filed in The Gun Room by on May 31, 2014 0 Comments
The Shoot-Out:  A Story by Dave Coomber

The Shoot-Out is a story that one of my readers submitted.  I appreciate other people’s writing and am always ready to encourage other budding authors.  It’s not easy coming up with something to write twice a week, especially when I’m supposed to be writing things for other people.  So I hope you enjoy Dave’s story […]

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A Custom .45 for Sale : SOLD

Filed in The Gun Room by on May 28, 2014 0 Comments
A Custom .45 for Sale :  SOLD

A Custom .45 is the Best Defensive Handgun Armand Swenson was one of the pioneering gunsmiths specializing in the combat custom .45.  As you can see it has his trademark ambidextrous safeties and a truly lovely pair of walnut grips.  In addition, the seller has a government issue leather holster mounted on an issue web […]

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Ruger Revolvers for Sale: SOLD

Filed in The Gun Room by on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Ruger Revolvers for Sale: SOLD

 Ruger Revolvers for Hunting First among the six Ruger Revolvers offered here is a Redhawk .44 magnum.  This Ruger Revolver sets the standard for the handgun hunter and is legal for all game in any state where handgun hunting is permitted.  As you can see it is in near unfired condition and will make a […]

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Guns for Sale! Cowboy Action Shooting: SOLD

Filed in Photos, The Gun Room by on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Guns for Sale!  Cowboy Action Shooting: SOLD

The Sporting Gentry is pleased to announce that we have a consignment of fine guns for sale!  Today we offer a pair of Cimmaron birds head grip revolvers suitable for the popular sport of Cowboy Action Shooting.   A Cimmaron ‘Thunderer’ Model in .41 Colt Serial # J7900.  This single action in blue-and-case hardening seems […]

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