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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]