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snapshot of McCollough Colt article

The Cimarron McCollough Colt

When the state of Texas seceded from the United States in February 1861, it was a time of both celebration ...
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Shawn Webster- Quillworker Extraordinaire

A lot of people think of beadwork as being the quintessential native American decorative art, but, long before Europeans brought ...
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Parching Corn

When the first European settlers arrived as colonists in my old stomping grounds along the New England coast, they nearly ...
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Flintlock swivel breech rifle

Long Range Flintlock Shooting – 250-yard shooting video

I've always been interested in re-creating the long-range shooting accomplishments of America's Revolutionary war era riflemen, and this year's Historic ...
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Long Range Flintlock Shooting – Companion Video

Flintlock rifles are capable of excellent long range accuracy, But, achieving long range hits with a flintlock is more challenging ...
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Long Range Flintlock Shooting

I got interested in long-range flintlock shooting in a roundabout way. Nearly 20 years ago, while I was researching an ...
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Dixie Gun Works Lemat Revolver

The Civil War was the watershed event of the nineteenth century. The antebellum world was different in so many ways ...
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A Love Affair with the 1851 Navy Revolver

            Over the course of my life I’ve been told by a couple of women that I have commitment issues ...
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Reloading .45-70 with Triple 7

            I prefer real black powder over any of the substitutes, but I realize that in some parts of the ...
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Bucks County Flintlock Rifle Build Article

I grew up watching Fess Parker play Davey Crockett and Daniel Boone on television. Those programs started my life long ...
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