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Thanks to everyone who responded to my Original or Redone post about the 20 gauge A.H. Fox CE 20 gauge shotgun. For everyone who is wondering, the gun is…all original. Like I said in my first post, 20g CE-grade Fox shotguns are rare doubles — especially in this kind of condition. The 30″ barrels are […]

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What do you get when you cross the sleekness of a Scottish round-action with the elegance of bar-in-wood design? The shotgun you see here: The Edinburgh Gun by James MacNaughton & Sons. James MacNaughton opened his gunmaking business in 1864 and in 1879 he introduced his Edinburgh Patent Hammerless Ejector – the world’s first “round-action” […]

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Graded, smallbore Foxes are special shotguns. While A.H. Fox did make a lot of doubles, the vast majority most¬† were 12 gauges. When it comes to 16 gauges and 20 gauges, “The Most Perfectly Proportioned Small-Gauge Gun Ever Built,” the vast majority were Sterlingworths, the company’s entry level, field-grade model. The first smallbore Fox shotgun […]

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Here’s proof that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to get a nice double barrel shotgun. The Manufrance Robust is good, solid shotgun, built on an Anson & Deeley style boxlock action. The one you see here looks pretty much new. It even has it’s original retractable leather sling – a pretty […]

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Parker shotguns are the most famous side-by-sides ever made in America. Parker Bros got into the shotgun game in 1866, and from their factory in Meriden, CT. The company’s gun business prospered into the twentieth century. But then Great Depression hit and sales plummeted. In 1934, Remington stepped in and bought all of the Parker […]

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Here’s another nice looking Browning Citori O/U that’s up at Gunrunnerauctions.com now. The listing endd tomorrow 02/15 @ 19:05.¬† Browning introduced their Citori over-unders in 1973, and the gun has always been made in Japan by Miroku. You can learn more about line here at Browning’s corporate site. Browning Citori Upland Special 20 gauge Over […]

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Forget chocolates and roses, here’s a better gift for Valentine’s Day. This nice looking Superlight is up for auction now at Gunrunnerauctions.com. The listing end tomorrow, 2/14 @ 22:05. So if you like what you see, and you can convince your wife it’s really for her, hurry up and bid now. Here’s the info on […]

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Back before I got Puck, I had a thing for the less popular sporting breeds – Vizlas, Griffons, French Spaniels, etc. I also liked Clumber Spaniels. From what I’ve been told, Clumbers used to be popular in the UK. Today, there numbers are extremely low – according to The Working Clumber Spaniel Society, there are […]

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Here’s a real interesting post from over at Fin and Feather. I think our biggest problem is habitat: Finding wild birds, and places to hunt them, is getting harder across the US. As this trend continues, what will become of our sport? Please read this entire post and then let me know what you think. […]

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I’ve gushed about Boss shotguns before. Now I’m going to do it again. Boss & Co. has built some of the finest shotguns in the world. The two you see here are about as rare and fantastic as they come. They’re both coming up in James D. Julia’s March 2014 auction. These guns are a […]

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