The Big 10

When you want the biggest and baddest around the 10 gauge shotgun is hard to beat! The 10 gauge is one of the most powerful shoulder fired weapons on the market today. You can find them in different makes and models as well. Below we have a few examples of 10 gauge shotguns. A Browning BPS Pump, Browning Gold 10 & Belgian Piper 10 mfg. in the late 1800s.  As you can see the 10 gauge has been around for a long time. Be sure not to shoot any modern shells in this old side by side. Here is a…

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The Winchester 54

The Winchester Model 54 is a bolt action rifle manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. The 54 was the first successful production run civilian center fire bolt action for Winchester. The 54 was based on the Mauser action. Predating the Winchester model 70 the 54 gave introduction to the 270 Winchester Cartridge in the early 1900's. The Model 54 Winchester was produced until 1936. The Popularity of telescopic scopes was not prevalent back then. Making the 54 primarily an open sight firearm. The 54 was available in several calibers like the 22 Hornet, 257 Roberts, 270 Winchester, 30-30, 30-06, 7x57, 7.65 Argentine and 9x57 Mauser. Special…

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GLOCK 21 45ACP & 460 Rowland

I like big pistols and i can not lie! The Glock 21 chambered in 45 is an incredible pistol. Usually when you think 45 you think big stopping power with little capacity but the Glock 21 has an impressive 13rd Factory Capacity. Extended magazines are also offered because lets be honest you can never have to much ammo. The Glock 21 is a larger frame than the 9mm & 40 so remember that when you go to purchase holsters. One of the reasons i have fallen in love with the Glock 21 is the ability to convert it to 460…

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Smith & Wesson Model 10 Revolver

Smith & Wesson has always been one of my favorite manufactures of firearms. My very first handgun was the tried and true S&W Model 10 38spl. This Model of Smith & Wesson firearm is a six-shot, 38spl, double-action revolver with fixed sights. The Model 10 is a revolver of great popularity. Barrels came in all different lengths with the most common being 4". The Smith Model 10 is fun to shoot, dependable and easy to work on. They typically range in price from $250-$695. Pictured below is a picture of a couple nice Model 10's.

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Home Defense Shotgun
Katie and Mossberg 500

Home Defense Shotgun

HOME DEFENSE SHOTGUN A good shotgun can play an important part in keeping your home and family safe.  For instance, Shotguns are one of the most versatile firearms you can purchase with many options and gauges available. So let us get started with the basics. Shotguns have many different gauges to choose from. Typically ranging from 410, 28, 20, 16, 12 and 10 gauge.  I usually recommend the 20 and 12 gauge because of  the availability of ammo.  These gauges also offers wider range of use in different applications. For instance, in the state of Georgia you can use any…

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Springfield 1816

The Springfield Model 1816 had borrowed heavily from the design of the French Charleville and was an improvement from the 1812 Flintlock Musket. This design was retained for the Model 1816. The Model 1816 has a 42-inch long .69 caliber smoothbore barrel, similar to the Model 1812, but had a longer lock plate, a shorter trigger guard, and a longer bayonet than the Model 1812. The Model 1816 also had a more straight lined stock. The overall length of the weapon was 58 inches long This musket was originally manufactured at the Harpers Ferry and Springfield Arsenals between 1816 and…

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Creedmoor Range

The Remington Long-Range Military Rifle was a 44 caliber but chambered to accept a .45 caliber cartridge case for greater powder capacity behind the 550 grain bullet. The Brown Standard Rifle was of .45 caliber with an 8-groove bore, chambered for a Winchester case using a 550 grain bullet. In a test Mr Brown was able to shoot one group of ten shots from the back position at 200 yards that he could cover with his watch. Cartridges of this style were the ones usually fired on the Creedmoor range.

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