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Shotgun Passion with Travis Mears is a new exclusive series for this YouTube channel filmed…
Gorgeous, no? Boss & Co. #6205, 20 gauge, made around 1915, is a self-opening over/under. It may be one of a kind. Or, it may not. Photos courtesy Rock Island Auction Company
Never Say Never. Never!
Gorgeous, no? Boss & Co. #6205, 20 gauge, made around 1915, is a self-opening over/under.…
The barrels on this 28-gauge James Erskine from the late 1800s has a kind of twist called “skelp,” which usually originated in Britain. After a life of relentless maltreatement in South Africa, the gun was rescued, restored, and passed re-proof in England with flying colors. It now lives in Colorado.
It never fails. And when I say never, I mean never. I show up at…
The “Revelation” from Tony Galazan’s Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Company (CSMC) is not expensive in over/under terms, starting at less than $3,000. But it’s as smooth and eager as one could wish a mostly machine-made shotgun to be. The “mostly” takes it only so far, and a gunmaker’s skilled hands take it the rest of the way.
It’s Not Wearing In, It’s Wearing Out
Modern man is in love with CNC (computer-numerically controlled) machinery to the point of attributing…
Patterns in the Cloud
For more than a century, the ability to see a shot pattern in the air…
Rarer than hen’s teeth, boxes of factory .256 Winchester Magnum ammunition are collectors’ items. Neat little cartridge, though, huh?
Yet Another Boyhood Dream
Every time I write about finally acquiring something I first desired a half-century ago, I…
The frame of the Reilly, out of the Varsol and freshly scrubbed, its engraving inviting admiration.
Recalled to Life
In A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens tells of a doctor who, having been…
The .300 Weatherby with 150-grain bullets did the job on the Alaska brown bear, but it was a close-run thing.
Spoiled By Choice
Among the key advances in shotgunnery, according to all the books, are the inventions of…
The Blaser F3, darkly handsome in fine walnut, here shown in a field configuration that does equally well for skeet.
One and Only…Maybe
Every so often, the question arises, “If you could own only one shotgun, what would…
The Windsor Woodcock employs the standard engraving layout of the Grulla Windsor model, its highest grade at that time. It has since been superseded by the Grulla Royal. Note the oak leaves on the fences.
Realizing a Dream
As I have mentioned frequently (too frequently, some would insist) my whole conception of shotguns…
The Revelation, from Tony Galazan’s Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Company, shows what can be done in an affordable American-made over/under.
This week, in the course of writing an article on over/under shotguns to appear in…
For the Love of Levers
If there is a great American rifle, it is undoubtedly the lever gun. With one…
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