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Monthly Archive for June, 2010

Encouraging their inner hunter…

Here’s an interesting article in the New York Times. It’s about suburbanites trying to teach their dogs to hunt. Pretty funny, but at least people are out there with their dogs, trying to do what the dog’s ancestors were bred to do. BTW: if anyone out there hunts rabbits with a pack of basset hounds, […]

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Check out this Parker double barrel shotgun. It’s a 16 gauge, VH grade side by side made in 1899. The seller is saying it’s refinished. But I don’t know. The barrels look redone. But look at the wood. If that wood is redone, that’s some great work. I’ve asked a few folks about this gun […]

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Horst Auction in Ephrata, PA, is holding a gun auction this coming Saturday, June 12.  There’s a preview on Friday and on Saturday in the AM before the auction. Ephrata is about 70 miles west of Philadelphia. There a few nice Lefever, Ithaca, L.C. Smith, and A.H. Fox side-by-side shotguns there. Looks like a lot […]

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The rising bite you can see in this picture does not exist – at least not according to Boss. The gun is a 12 gauge Boss Over-and-Under. It’s a 1930s era gun, made for 3″ shells and heavy loads. Even though there are at least two other Boss Over/Unders with the same type of rising […]

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Wow — Parkers, Foxes, LC Smiths and more…Oh my… Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg, PA, has a ton of nice side-by-side shotguns coming up this Sunday, June 6. There are also some real crisp Winchester and Marlin rifles. Nice stuff. The auction begins at 9am. For more info go here or call them at 717-334-6941. […]

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