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For some reason, Americans have never loved shotguns with straight-gripped stocks. That’s why most of the doubles by American makers like Parker, A.H. Fox, & L.C. Smith feature pistol grips. When you do see straight-gripped stocks on an American double, it’s usually on a higher grade model. The higher-grades were custom made, and customers could […]

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America – F@!CK YEAH!

Happy Independence Day! Here are some other important events in American history that happened today: 1817 – In Rome, New York, construction on the Erie Canal began. 1827 – Slavery was abolished in New York State 1863 – American Civil War: Siege of Vicksburg – Vicksburg, Mississippi surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant after 47 days […]

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I came across these videos last night and I thought they were awesome. I would love to see this stuff going on live. Like this:Like Loading…

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There aren’t a few rules to gun collecting. “Cash rules” is one of them. So is “Oral agreements are worth the paper they’re written on.” Another rule is “Original condition is king”. The more of it a double has, the more it costs (and “restored” never compares to original). The side-by-sides below are perfect examples […]

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Fox’s C-grade double barrel shotguns have always seemed like a good balance between too little and too much finish. The grades about them (the DE, XE, & FEs) are bit too done up for my taste, while the Sterlingworths, AEs, & BEs can be plain. The one you see here is a good example of […]

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Lingo – everything has it. Here’s a good intro some of the basic training terms retriever guys toss around all the time. Like this:Like Loading…

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Here’s another nice Fox that just hit the market. The price seems a little high, but as sellers always say: Go find another one for less. If you try, I bet you’ll be looking for a long time. Fox AE 16 Gauge Two barrel set with Single Selective Trigger, Straight grip stock: Very nice Fox […]

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Back in 1949, Beretta started building a series of shotguns that would become legends. This was the AS-line, and the shotguns were boxlock O/Us. Beretta built them as lightweight hunting guns, and the company offered 2 gauges (12g and 20g) and 3 grades (ASE, ASEL, and ASEELL). Today, a lot of Beretta fanatics consider the […]

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Focus – if your dog is going to be great, he needs to have it and it needs to be on the dog’s handler. Here’s a good video from Duck’s Unlimited that shows an easy way to develop a dog’s focus, and how to make sure it’s directed on you. Like this:Like Loading…

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Check out this trailer about an upcoming documentary called The Debutante Hunters. The Debutante Hunters from South Carolina Living on Vimeo. Like this:Like Loading…

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