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Here’s a great way to start an affair with nice American doubles. With 28″ barrels and what looks like an all-original finish, this Fox Sterlingworth is nice. And the price  –$1095 — makes is even nicer. From 1910 to about 1940, A.H. Fox and then the Savage Arms Company built around 140,000 Sterlingworths. Most were 12 gauges, […]

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Everyone knows that dogs have incredible noses. But how much do you know about their eyes? As it turns out, a dog’s sight is no where near as good. Instead of seeing things as we do or in black and white, dogs are “color blind”. They do see some colors, but not the same ones we […]

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What hunting is really about …

I used to make it out to South Dakota for the pheasant opener each year. While we always shot a lot of birds, the experience was about a lot more than the birds we brought home. This video from Team Wild TV reminds me of what I loved so much about it. While my crowd […]

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A great gun — at a great price! This 20 gauge OU has it all – 28″ barrels, a straight “English” grip, and a nice long LOP. It’s pretty light, too, at just 6lbs, 4ozs. These over unders were built for Sig Arms by B. Rizzini, and they’re very reliable and trouble free. You could […]

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High-grade L.C. Smith are some of the best-looking doubles ever made in America. Check out this 16g Crown grade to see why. The Hunter Arms Company made the Crown from 1912-1950, and when it was first introduced it to replaced the company’s No. 5 grade. Crown grades were available in four gauges –  10, 12, 16, and 20 – […]

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LC SMITH CROWN GRADE SxS SHOTGUN 16 GAUGE: #149XXX 28″ IC AND MOD 2 3/4 HUNTER ONE SINGLE SELECT TRIGGER EJECTORS SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP NEAR NEW ORIGINAL CONDITION 6LBS 11 OZ X 2 1/4″ X 1 1/2″ X 14″. Price: $29,500 HOLLAND & HOLLAND 16 SIDELOCK BADMINTON GRADE- GOLDEN ERA 1935- 26 1/2″ Bbls.- AN EXC […]

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Here’s a decent looking double that would surely get the job done in South Dakota and Montana. Even if it’s not the prettiest SxS in the world, it sure is priced right. With its ejectors, straight stock, original 2 3/4″ chambers, and slick looking long forend, I don’t see how you can go wrong. JP SAUER ROYAL GRADE […]

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Here’s a real rare double. It’s an 8g Sneider made in the 1880s. When this SxS was built, it was one of the finest hammerless shotguns being made in America — and one of the most innovative. E & C Sneider was founded by  Charles Edward Sneider. He learned his trade in Europe and by 1859 he was […]

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Here’s something unsual: A hammerless 12g James Woodward & Sons side-by-side shotgun with a second-pattern James Purdey & Sons thumbhole lever. Very odd. This Woodward looks like it’s right around the turn of the 19th century. In it’s day, the action was pretty current technology. But the mechanism that opens it — the Purdey thumbhole lever […]

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I have no idea who TAK who was (Theo A. Koch?), but I do know he had an awesome mom. How? Because she bought him the two shotguns you see here. Both of these OUs were built in Germany and then stocked by Frederick Surkamer, a Chicago-area gunsmith who built custom rifles, worked for Von […]

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