That wood on it is such a sight to behold!
This is what I call a classic horse pistol / club. In that It sent out one hard hitting round. Then you just reverse your grip and then you had a pretty good club while in a Cavalry melee. Especially with that brass cap on the grip! (Note the swivel on the ram rod, so … Continue reading “Henry Aston US Military Marked Middleton Conn. 1850 Cap & Ball Pistol. .58 Caliber Ball”
Target shooting has been around for over 100 years. In its earliest forms, enthusiasts stuffed glass balls with feathers and then waited as their friends tossed them in the air to be blown apart mid-flight. Since then, it has evolved from a leisurely day of hunting practice to a highly competitive international sport. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading “How to Shoot Clay Pigeons”
Now just like our Children, a good parent should love their children the same. So it should be with our guns. But deep down we all know that this is just a lot of wishful thinking. As for me, there have been a small group of rifles that have held this title for a … Continue reading “One of my Best Rifles”
A little TLC & this would be a real sight to see on the firing line or in the field!
If you let it. This 22 caliber rifle can teach just about anybody a lot about precision shooting! You cannot go to far wrong with a Model 52. As it was the showboat gun of Winchester. In fact Winchester lost money on these. Since they were underpriced considering all the things that went into one.
Bang for Your Buck: Comparing Surplus Rifles for Sporting Conversions There are a lot of different military surplus rifles out there for good prices. While it is certainly possible to turn any of them into a deer rifle, some lend themselves to this process more so than others. I now have some amount of experience … Continue reading “Somebody else ideas on Sporterizing Military Rifles”