Colt Gold Cup National Match .45 Government Model

 A Colt Series 80 Gold Cup National Match edition with nickel plating https://youtu.be/IR4eVZk6Kuw?t=3 https://youtu.be/eWItfl9JyT0?t=4 Attachments area Preview YouTube video Colt’s New Gold Cup National Match 45 Pistol – Gunblast.com Colt’s New Gold Cup National Match 45 Pistol – Gunblast.com Preview YouTube video Un-boxing; Colt 1911 Gold Cup National Match Series 70 Un-boxing; Colt 1911 Gold … Continue reading “Colt Gold Cup National Match .45 Government Model”

Walther Model P38

One good looking & well performing 9mm pistol. That was way ahead of its time. What with it being one of the first double action semi automatic pistols. Pity that it fought for that dreadful Austrian Paper Hanger!  

Erfurt Model 1914 Military Luger, Blue 3 7/8” WWI SA Semi-Automatic Pistol

  From http://reference.brocksguns.com/brief-history-of-the-royal-erfurt-arsenal/: “The Royal Arsenal at Erfurt was established in 1862 to meet the increased demand for arms and to locate production toward the center of Prussia where it would be less vulnerable. In accordance with the Treaty of Versailles, the Erfurt arsenal was to be dismantled. By negotiation, the various arsenals and other … Continue reading “Erfurt Model 1914 Military Luger, Blue 3 7/8” WWI SA Semi-Automatic Pistol”

Ernest Hemingway’s Guns

Welcome back to another edition of the Art of Manliness podcast. In this week’s episode we talk to Silvio Calabi, co-author of the book Hemingway’s Guns: The Sporting Arms of Ernest Hemingway.  We discuss Ernest Hemingway’s favorite firearms, how his love for guns influenced his writing, and what Papa’s favorite hunts were. We also discuss the … Continue reading “Ernest Hemingway’s Guns”