Note: A preview from my upcoming autobiography, Life’s Too Short to Smoke Cheap Cigars (Or to...Read More
Twenty-two years old, with his only skills being sailing and fighting, he decided to head inland, making the obvious choice for a youth in his position: To make a living in the Rockies.Read More
When it comes to 20th century bolt-action sporters in the American market, it’s fair to say that you can list them in three categories: The Winchester Model 70, the Remington 700 and everything else. There’s more to the shooting world than that, of course, so this time out we’ll look at those three and some non-U.S. models as well.Read More
Now, I’m not saying the folks at Vetterli looked across the Atlantic and noticed the feeding setup of the highly successful 1866 Winchester repeater, but if they had, it would certainly explain their adoption of a very similar mechanism for their repeating rifle…Read More
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.Read More
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