pinfire

ANCIENT 30 SHOT REVOLVER? EPIC! (VIDEO)

“High capacity” has been around way longer that anti-gunners want you to believe. This old pinfire revolver had a standard capacity of 30 rounds almost a century ago. Take a look at the revolver that put lots of firepower in your hand way back when. Anti-gun zealots would like you to believe that “high capacity” […]

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. […]

accelerator

REMINGTON’S PAST MYSTERY CARTRIDGES: THE .22 ACCELERATORS

Ever hear of the Remington Accelerator rifle cartridges? Think about a .22 caliber saboted bullet fired from a .30 caliber rifle. Let’s dive into history and examine what the Remington Accelerator cartridges were all about. The idea of saboted sub-caliber projectiles fired out of conventional weapons has always intrigued me. The increase in velocity and […]

Alofs

EVER HEAR OF THE ALOFS CONVERSION? CHECK THIS OUT

When is a single shot shotgun so much more? Well back in the day when the Alofs Reloading Magazine was attached. Witness Facebook page C&Rsenal test out what the Alofs conversion is all about. Back in 1923 Herman Alofs of Holland, Michigan invented a conversion that would turn an ordinary single shot shotgun into a […]

forgotten weapons

WAIT? EYEGLASSES GUN? CHECK THIS OUT (VIDEO)

How can you hide a handgun in plain sight? How about making it small enough to fit in an eyeglasses case? Ian from Forgotten Weapons checks out one covert weapon that you never would imagine is real. Ian from Forgotten Weapons travels the world looking to report on odd and historical weapons that are lost […]

.50-110 rifle

WISH YOU HAD ONE? .50-110 SMOKELESS POWDER LEVER ACTION RIFLE

How can you make a an old buffalo cartridge even better? Load it up with smokeless powder in a modern lever action rifle. Check out the massive power of a smokeless powder loaded .50-110 caliber rifle. YouTuber Leverguns 50 has a powerhouse that he shares with us in this video. It is part old school […]

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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 […]

8 VINTAGE HUNTING PICTURES FROM THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Vintage hunting pictures take us back to the hunting days of our fore fathers.  Check out these vintage hunting photos and let yourself slip back to a simpler time. All of these images were shared through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources from their historical archives. A hunter in 1960 with a nice plump rabbit Lucky Ohio squirrel hunter […]

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 […]