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WW2 TRAINING VIDEO: THE BRITISH ARMY WAY

Old military training videos are a lesson in history. They are also incredibly fun and informative to watch. Learn in this vintage footage how British troops were taught to “Shoot to kill“. Vintage training videos give us a trip back in time to World War Two. These were tough times when our grandparents and great […]

OBSOLETE? A CRITICAL LOOK AT THE .30/30 WINCHESTER CARTRIDGE

Is there room for the .30/30 Winchester cartridge in this modern day? A close up look at the cartridge itself will answer that. Let’s examine the classic .30/30 Winchester cartridge and see why it still is alive and well today. Back in 1895 the rifle (and yes sometimes handgun now) cartridge affectionately now called “the […]

pinfire cartridge

WHAT IS A PINFIRE CARTRIDGE? CHECK THIS OUT

What is a pinfire cartridge anyway? The pinfire cartridge is an odd, thoroughly obsolete cartridge ignition system from a time long past. It was however a step in the evolution of the self-contained cartridge. HL Ebooks Way back in the 1830s, Frenchman Casimir Lefaucheux came up with the pinfire concept, which was finally patented in 1835. International Ammunition […]

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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 […]

old ammo

CENTURY OLD AMMO TESTED

Just how long does ammo last anyway? Well this shooter has 96 year old ammunition he is testing. Witness how this almost century old pistol ammo does out on the range. As a vintage ammunition collector this scene is a bit painful. It does however show just how long cartridges can still be viable. Back […]

Fred Bear

OLD SCHOOL TIGER HUNT WITH FRED BEAR (VIDEO)

Love old vintage hunting videos? How about this classic Fred Bear footage? Watch Fred Bear hunt tigers with a recurve bow in this riveting vintage video. Fred Bear has to be the top archer of the modern age. He brought back archery and bowhunting as a sport when it had gone almost extinct since the […]

forgotten weapons

BIG GAME RIFLE WITH A .22 UNDERNEATH? CHECK THIS OUT!

Ever bring the wrong gun to the wrong hunt? Well chances are the wrong caliber is present at the worst possible time. Ian from Forgotten Weapons examines the answer that just never caught on. If you hunt you know the scenario well. If you are deer hunting the small game is thick. If you are […]

lion attack

VINTAGE VIDEO: LION VS. MAN, WHO WILL WIN?

Lions will eat you. These vintage fellows wait to shoot until the lion attacks and pay the price. Check out the vintage video that proves a charging lion is faster than your bullets. If you love to see vintage hunting videos this one from YouTuber British Pathé will leave you at the edge of your […]

grenade launcher

VIETNAM WAR BEAST: PUMP ACTION GRENADE LAUNCHER (VIDEO)

The rare China Lake Pump Action Grenade Launcher is the thing of legends. Back in the Vietnam War it put a lot of firepower in a soldier’s hands. Witness as Ian of Forgotten Weapons goes into detail on this reproduction. Years ago I read many true life accounts about combat during the Vietnam War. They […]

Elmer Keith

THE LOST BULLETS OF ELMER KEITH (VIDEO)

The late Elmer Keith changed the gun and hunting industry forever. His writings and his impact on the shooting community is not the only things he left behind. Take a look at Elmer Keith‘s actual fired bullets he saved from his successful hunts so many years ago. The great Elmer Keith is the inventor of […]

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