Firearms fans are finding old-timey black powder revolver replicas offer a “time travel” shooting experience.
During Mexico’s 1910 Revolution, rebel forces fought with muzzle-loaders, lever-action and bolt-action repeaters—even machine guns.
Superior in design, function and quality to any other concealable pistol of the mid-19th century, Colt’s little “revolving pistol” was an immediate success.
Known as America’s Deer Rifle, this 126-year-old lever-action is back again in its original 1890s configuration.
Here’s a book of old-timey-style photographs, along with biographies of unforgettable movie and TV Western personalities.
It took nearly a lifetime for this veteran collector to realize he’d been holding a frontier bonanza since he was a teenager.
Four replica firearms companies stand out for keeping the spirit of the Old West alive and well.
Review ofJohn Willyard’s U.S. Model 1855 Series of Small Arms.
Back in the 1940s through the 1960s, we kids played outdoors a lot, and we lived our make-believe adventures with the coolest toys ever—cap pistols.
Although it wasn’t well received in the American West, it laid the foundation for Smith & Wesson’s more successful future revolvers.
Review of Thomas G. Alexander’s Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith.
Review of Sharps Firearms, The Percussion Era, 1848-1865, Volume I by Roy Marcot, Edward W. Marron, Jr. and Ron Paxton.