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I don’t need any more hammerguns…I don’t need any more hammerguns …I don’t need any more hammerguns… I need to keep saying this to myself every time I look at this SxS. W. & C. Scotts I  are some my favorite doubles–especially old and original ones like this. It’s on Gunbroker.com now and the listing ends 12/20/2015 […]

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Here’s something I’ve always wanted to try. From what I’v read, this is how folks hunt quail on a lot of the plantations down south. This video just shows a great looking Pointer doing what these dogs do so well.

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Double-barrel shotguns tend to be expensive. But that doesn’t mean you can find nice ones for very fair prices — including brand new ones. Just look at this 20g Franchi Instinct over-under.  It’s is brand new OU with modern stock dimensions, a reliable single trigger, and screw-in chokes. It looks like it’s built on the same proven […]

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Last Labor Day Weekend, Lexi placed first in the Open Derby at the New England Bird Dog Club’s Fall Trial in Dummer, NH. Here’s the official announcementent from the American Field. This was Lexi’s second trial, and she place ahead of seven other dogs.

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MANTON 8 BORE EXPRESS- 17 Lbs. 7 Oz. of REAL TURN of the CENTURY SPORT- 24″ FULLY RIFLED STEEL Bbls.- EXC PLUS BORES- CASES & ALL LOADING DATA: #5770, Manton & Co. Gun Makers To H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. K.G. London & Calcutta: A large Jones Action Underlever Back-Action Rebounding Hammer 8 Bore Black Powder […]

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Westley Richards is one the gun world’s most famous makers — and for good reason. Their 1875 patent for the Anson & Deeley side-by-side boxlock action is one of the most important shotgun innovations ever created. In 1914, Westley Richards came up with another shotgun patent. This one was for an over-under, and even though it […]

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Beretta’s BL over unders are great all around shotguns — especially the ones in 20 gauge.These guns were imported into the US in the ’60s & ’70s by the Garcia Corporation. With various degrees of engraving and a touch better finishing, I think they’re a bit more refined the 686s Beretta offered in years later. […]

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Harris Holland 8 Guage SXS Hammer Shotgun: #3012, 13 lb, 36 in.Rebounding Hammers, No chokes.Silver sheild, Gutta Percha Butt Plate, London Proofed 1874. 045 BBL thickness each BBL.excellent bores. Slight pitting on Breech end of chambers for 1/2 inch. BBLS refinished and rib address recut, Pitting on Breechface repaired, Butt Plate screws cleaned Otherwise original finish. Nice […]

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Parker shotguns are filled with myths and mysteries:The true origins of the Czar’s Parker; the whereabouts of the three Invincibles. While some of the mysteries have been solved, others, like the “why” of the 1/2 Frame, remain. Parker started building 1/2 guns in the fall of 1937–after the company had been sold to Remington and moved to Ilion, […]

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For a while now, some of the finest British shotguns in the world have been built by two German gunmakers. Hartmann & Weiss is located in Hamburg, and their guns are on par with, and maybe better than, the finest side-by-sides and over-unders being built in the UK today. Gerhard Harmann  & Otto Weiss learned gunmaking in […]

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