I often tell people you can take golf training tips and replace golf with “shooting” and they apply. Yesterday, at work, one of the vendors I purchase from sent me a calendar that has golf tips. Let us have some fun and see how well they apply to shooting. All credits goes to whom ever … Read moreGolf tips for the discerning shooter Part 1
A long time ago, in the ancient barbaric times of 2007, I finally had an approved Form 1 to make a Short Barreled Rifle (SBR). Back then we didn’t have the pistol braces so doing the paperwork for a SBR was considered the best way to go. I don’t remember why I choose to go … Read moreMy first SBR.
Above of course is the famous side arm of General Patton. This Colt Model P is of course chambered for the classic widowmaker, .45 Colt. or .45 Long Colt if you like that better. I won’t go into its purchases history and serial number and blah blah blah. That has been done to death. It … Read morePatton’s Revolver And The M1911
Last time in part 1 we took a look at the gun. COLT COBRA REVIEW PART 1 Now we are going to take a look at how accurate it is. I won’t bother saying anything about reliability, it is a double action revolver after all and one made by Colt so it obviously will … Read moreCOLT COBRA PART 2 ACCURACY REVIEW
One of long range shooting’s greatest feats by a civilian shooter took place during the 1921 National Matches at Camp Perry. Ohio. Two men would ultimately be pitted against each other in a shoot-off during the 1000 yard Wimbledon Cup Match. The winner of the match oddly enough fell into virtual obscurity, The … Read moreGeorge Farr And His Famous 70 At The 1921 National Matches
In addition to the other two posts so far today, I am sharing another one of Hognose’s posts from Weaponsman.com. This is a repost in our ongoing commitment to honoring our dead friend Kevin and his work. A Taxonomy of Safeties by Kevin O’Bien “Hognose” There are several kinds of safeties that are used on … Read moreA Taxonomy of Safeties
This post is a re post from weaponsman.com. We share it here today to honor and preserve our friend Hognose, who died last spring What’s so special about John Moses Browning? by Kevin O’Brien Himself. If you take that question the wrong way, you’re thinking who is this bozo to diss Saint JMB? But we’re not … Read moreWhat’s so special about John Moses Browning?
The Cobra arrived from Colt last week and now that it is in my hot little hands, the long promised review can start. The Cobra came out over a year ago and made some noise as Colt’s noteworthy return to double action revolvers. A lot of people who want Pythons have griped about it because … Read moreCOLT COBRA REVIEW PART 1
In 1996, Colt came out with what is now a very rare variant of the most excellent Anaconda revolver. The Anaconda being a larger framed ( for 44mag) version of the Python .357 magnum revolver. This limited edition was made in only 1,500 examples supposedly and was truly a “system”. The gun came from the … Read moreCOLT REALTREE ANACONDA .44 Rem Magnum
Earlier this year I received the Inland/Bond Arms “liberator” derringer pistol. With Inland making a lot of WW2 era guns over the last few years and them teaming up with other companies like Ithaca to make others, it isn’t a surprise the name was brought back as a homage of the old single shot … Read moreInland MFG/Bond Arms “Liberator” Test & Review