Author: Animal

A History of Lever Guns, Part One

In the mid-1850s, the newfangled self-contained cartridge was just becoming the New Hotness in shooting. While there was a lot of experimentation with cartridge designs and action plans, a fellow Walter Hunt had some pretty good ideas. Read about those ideas here.

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A History of The Six-gun, Part Three

Turns out Sam Colt wasn’t the only guy interested in building sixguns. There was this Remington fellow up in New York, a guy named LeMat in Louisiana, and these two guys from Massachusetts named Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson. In the sixgun world in the late 1850s, some cages were fixin’ to get rattled.

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