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Did Old West Shooters have Problems with Overheated Gun Barrels?
A Texas Dance For Johnny Reb
This Southern arms-maker produced quality revolvers for the Texas Cavalry.
Private Eye Cowboy?
A Texan’s First Generation Colt sold with a badge tied to a nationwide detective agency.
Was Josh Randall’s
Wanted: Dead or Alive
”Mare’s Leg” Winchester based on a real Old West Gun?
A Frontier Favorite Lever Gun
With only one out of every five guns produced, the round-barreled 1873 Winchester—in rifle form—is one of the less common ’73s encountered. Here’s one that has served the author for decades as a collectible, as well as a straight-shooting repeater.
Big Year for Custer Guns
Roughly three quarter of a million dollars earned on three Custer-era firearms.
Did Most Old West Towns Have “No Carry” Gun Laws?
Gun the Man Down
When a wounded bank robber’s partners and girl abandon him, he leaves prison looking for revenge.
Henry C. Parke
Spare the Rod!
Here’s the safe way to charge your muzzle-loader without breaking that ramrod.
Hell on the Buffalo Range
Despite the romance associated with the buffalo hunters of the 1870s, the daily life of these frontiersmen was anything but glamorous.
A First for Custer Firearms
A cartridge case discovery leads up to an auction sale of the first firearm forensically proven to have been used at the 1876 battle site.