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Two triggers

“BECAUSE there are two barrels.” Several years ago, I had the pleasure of shooting a course of sporting clays in Texas with the sales representative of an Italian gunmaking company. As I remember, he broke 94 targets out of 100. … Continue reading

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File marks

File marks Look closely and you may see them: file marks. The faint traces of file marks are barely visible on the water table of this old Lefever Nitro Special 12 gauge double gun. The marks are the final cuts … Continue reading

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Jack O’Connor was wrong

When I was shooting grouse in Scotland, my British friends thought my Model 21 Winchester, which weighs 7 1/2 pounds, quite heavy. …the guns my British pals shot all had 28 or 30-inch barrels. They thought my 26-inch barrels a … Continue reading

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… custom engraved guns in hundreds of different styles, executed by truly skilled artists and artisans, combining creativity and genius to produce stunning artwork that blends with the gun’s form and function, sophisticated and elegant metalwork by the indisputable masters … Continue reading

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Graceful double guns

If there’s bird hunting in heaven – Grouse, woodcock, quail, pheasant, and Huns – Son, you can take this as Gospel: God blesses sixteen gauge double guns.   Don’t offer me an over/under, Semi-autos and pumps don’t abide, Keep your … Continue reading

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