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Heritage Auctions in Dallas, TX, is having their 2014 June 8 Arms & Armor Signature Auction tomorrow. Here a few lots that caught my eye. Lot 32401: 12 gauge A.H. Fox HE Grade Boxlock Ejector Double Barrel Shotgun: Serial no. 29397. 12 gauge. 30-inch barrels with matted concave rib. Casehardened border engraved boxlock action. Watertable […]

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I love hammerguns, but while they have their pluses, one of their drawbacks is that most of them are real old – usually 125 years plus. A lot can happen to a gun in a century plus — poor cleaning, shoddy repairs, rough handling — and mistreatment can add up over the years and really […]

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The 1860s were tens years of change for James Purdey & Sons. The impetus was the breechloader, and at end of the decade, Purdey would step into the modern era of shotguns with the two patents which would changed sporting guns forever. Breechloaders were introduced to the UK at the Great Exhibition of 1851, and […]

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Towards the end of the 19th century, America was full of gunmakers. From the big boys like Colt and Winchester to tiny guys like Krider and Tonks. Joseph Jakob was one of these tiny guys, and the 10g shotgun you see here is one of his guns. It’s coming up this Saturday, March 8, 2014 […]

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If you’re looking for a classic American shotgun that’s perfect for wild pheasants, here it is:  a straight-gripped, 12 gauge Parker GHE, built on a 1 1/2 frame. It’s looks pretty original, and $2850 should be decent deal — especially with that straight-gripped stock and great dimensions. 12 gauge Parker GHE Double Barrel Shotgun: Double […]

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Here’s a nice looking hammergun — too nice, really. Old doubles like this are like bird dogs – one is good, more is better. So if you buy this W. Richards and two years from now you have 4-5 more old doubles like it in your safe, don’t say I didn’t warn you. W. Richards […]

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Why we hunt grouse…

This video sums it up nicely. It’s from Ann Jandernoa of Northwind Enterprises.

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Here’s another shooting video I came across. In this one, you can really see the shot cloud moving through the target. Check out how the shooters follow through with the swings, too. They know what they’re doing.

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Ever wonder what a cloud of shot looks like in the air? Or how recoild impacts your gun and you body? Check out this video to learn more about both. A few things that caught my eye: -The way the shot cloud leaves the cup -The way the recoil rolls through the shooters body -At […]

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Parker shotguns can be rare for a number of reasons.  There’s original condition – like this nearly new Lifter Hammer Gun – and there’s grade – like the 3 Invincible the company made.  Then there’s configuration, like the BHE Trap you see here. Twelve gauge, BH-grade Parkers aren’t hard to find. Even though they were […]

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