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Monthly Archive for November, 2012

I like 12 gauge side-by-sides. Size wise, they feel right to me. Unlike 20s, the bbls and stocks on 12 gauge fit well in my hands. I also like the versatility of the larger gauge. With the right loads, my go-to 12 gauge can handle everything from woodcock to wild pheasants. Of course, twelves can […]

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Cordier Auction & Appraisals in Harrisburg, PA, is having a sale this Sunday, December 2, at 10:00 AM Eastern. They’re selling a handful of brand new Browning BSS double barrel shotguns and an interesting Italian sidelock side-by-side. Check ‘em out. Lot # 235 Browning Model B-SS Grade I Shotgun – 12 Ga.: 26” vent rib […]

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You’re going chukar hunting…

I don’t know where these videos were shot, but I love the country, the dogs, and the birds. Check them out for a good look at what hunting wild chukars is like… Check out how far off this dog is…

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Wide open country, a horse, some great birds dogs, and plenty of wild game — looks like heaven! Skydance Kennels in Dousman, WI, is well known for turning out rhigh quality English Setters. Check out this video to see some of the training that goes into their dogs.

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This super nice 16 gauge Charles Daly Diamond Quality side-by-side just popped up today on Gunsinternational.com. It’s is a Lindner-made, pre-war Daly and it looks like it’s in excellent original condition. Lindner-made, Charles Daly side-by-sides are fantastic shotguns. Diamonds like this  are elegant, extremely well made, and absolute top-quality. If you’ve ever wanted one of […]

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Here they are, my five favorite doubles that popped up last week on Gunsinternational.com… -W & C Scott Kinmount in 20 Gauge : a lot of gun for the money. Kinmounts were made between 1980-1985. This 20 gauge has 2 ¾” chambers, a straight grip, ejectors, modern dimensions (14″ LOP, 2 1/8″ DAH, 1 1/2″ […]

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Price and quality aren’t always linked together in the gun world. You can pay a lot for a mediocre shotgun, and you can pay a little to get a great double.  The little/great scenario is the case with this 12 gauge sidelock side-by-side by Verney-Carron. At just $1,795, it looks like top quality at a […]

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A lot of guys I know love German Shorthair Pointers. Check out this quick video for a good introduction to the breed.

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Bauer Auction Service is holding this firearms auction on 11/25 at 9:00 AM in Mattoon, IL. The sale features over 700 lots. Here are a few shotguns that caught my eye. Franchi Highlander 12 ga 3″: LNIB, 28″ barrels, screw in chokes, single trigger, ejectors Browning Cynergy 28 ga: Satin Classic Field, NIB, screw in […]

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Of the classic American side-by-side makers, the Lefever Arms Co. had one of the shortest runs. They were in business from just 1880-1919, and in that time they built around 65,000 shotguns. Most of these Lefevers were utility grades. So for a collector to see anything else today is a rare. That’s why this Lefever […]

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