powder wedge

VINTAGE POWDER WEDGE SPLITS LOGS OLD SCHOOL STYLE

Tired of splitting logs with an ax, wedge or maul? Well so were the farmers and homesteaders of times past. Check out the powder wedge that used black powder to split logs in the most epic manner. Back in the early 20th century an invention made log splitting much easier. It was the powder wedge. […]

punt gun

PUNT GUN FUN: WATERFOWLING PIECE OF HISTORY ROARS AGAIN

Ever hear of a punt gun before? These giant lead shot throwers were a mainstay of market hunting ages ago. Witness one very old punt gun make some smoke and live once again. Burwell Museum on Youtube shared an interesting video of an very old relic being fired for a crowd. It is a legendary punt […]

ad

TIME WARP: 18 VINTAGE GUN ADS THAT WILL TAKE YOU BACK

Gun advertisements sure have changed over the years. Those great ads take us back to another time in history. Step back in time and enjoy these vintage gun ads from years gone by. This kid is having a great Christmas morning. Remember your first gun? Accuracy is still the name of the game. Did this […]

deer camp

LOOK BACK: DEER CAMP IN 1971 (VIDEO)

Memories are made at deer camp. From your first deer to hunting with your mentors it’s all there. Take a step back to this deer camp back in 1971. YouTuber Berts8mm shared a video of the classic deer camp of yesteryear. The year was 1971 and it was all hands on deck for the deer […]

buck fever

BUCK FEVER IN 1949: CLASSIC FOOTAGE LOOK INTO THE PAST

What was deer hunting like in the good ole days? Well back in 1949 it was like this. Witness what buck fever was all about way back when in this great vintage video. The year was 1949. Deer hunting was the name of the game. So much excitement was mounting. So much cool well built […]

hunting

PHEASANT HUNTING SOUTH DAKOTA: THE EARLY 1960’S

Are old enough to remember the “good ole days” of hunting? Hunting was a well respected sport and the times were grand afield. Witness what it was like to hunt pheasants in South Dakota back in the early 1960’s. The pheasants were thick and the red checkered wool coats and canvas pants were even thicker. […]

forging trap

BLACKSMITHING FORGING A FOOTHOLD TRAP

How did traps get made back before factories? Well this hand forged trap is a look back in time. Witness what it takes to make a foothold trap the old school way. In the times of the mountain men and way before then, traps were individually built by blacksmiths. The talent of these fire and […]

making a shotgun

WITNESS WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE A WILLIAM & SON SHOTGUN (VIDEO)

What makes a fine shotgun? The craftsmanship of these William & Son shotguns is just incredible. Sit back and witness what it takes to make a fine William & Son shotgun. This is not your ordinary big box retail store shotgun. This is a work of art. How many hours does it take to build […]

4 REASONS PATCHED ROUND BALLS FOR MUZZLELOADING ARE THE BEST

Are you a black powder fanatic? If you are you just might be a fan of the old school patched round ball. I take a look at the top four reasons I am a big fan of the ole patched lead round ball for muzzleloader shooting. 1. Tradition Currently I mainly shoot a somewhat vintage […]

%d bloggers like this: