[Guest Post] The Walker Colt – by A. Uberti

[ I am pleased to present this guest post written by Wayne Watson. Wayne blogs at Oswald Bastable’s Ranting and New Zealand Back Country ]

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Whaling harpoon for sale!

Perfect for muzzle loader hunting season and living out your South Seas whaling fantasy 🙂 Just $22,000 (shipping from Norway not included in price).

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Blasting anvils into the air with blackpowder …

Watch this video …

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Tacti-cool 1873 Trapdoor Springfield

SayUncle was given a 1873 Trapdoor Springfield which belonged to his great grandfather.

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Feminine CCW in the 1800s

I recently blogged about boot pistols, a type of early CCW gun carried during the Civil War and postbellum era. The feminine equivalent of the boot pistol was the muff gun. (the name refers to the original definition , not the modern day slang). They were the same sort of concept just smaller and would have probably fired a smaller load (please correct me if I am wrong).

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Under hammer "boot pistol"

This under hammer percussion pistol was manufactured, probably in the mid-late 1800′s, by Bacon & Co. These types of guns where known as “boot pistols”. I don’t know for sure where the name comes from, but would guess these were backup guns that could be stowed away inside your boot – in other words an early sub-compant CCW 🙂

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A Mighty 2 Bore Muzzleloader

No other shoulder fired firearm throws a bigger mass of lead than the mighty 2 bore rifles. Ever since learning about the existence of these monster arms I have been fascinated by them. Sir Samuel Baker, the famous British adventurer, wrote about his personal 2 Bore rifle named, ironically, “Baby”.

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Knight Rifles Recall Revolution and Revolution II muzzleloaders

Knight Rifles have recalled the Revolution or Revolution II because of concerns that it could discharge when closing the action. Only the trigger assembly needs to be returned.

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Target Cannon: Reusable reactive target

The Target Cannon is a reusable reactive target designed to be used with .22 LR firearms or high powered air guns.

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Homemade pistol made from 20mm cartridge

This pistol belonged to a member of EOKA, a group who fought against the British and Turkish for Cypriot independence during the 1950’s.

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.54 Caliber Flintlock Rifle

Master gunsmith Steve Zihn, who made the huge 2 bore rifle I have blogged about before, emailed these photos of this magnificent .54 caliber flintlock rifle he built.

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8 Bore Boxlock Rifle

Colin Stolzer, who owns Stolzer & Son’s Gunsmithing, emailed me photos of a custom 8 Bore Boxlock muzzleloader he was recently build for a client. It is a true work of art.

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Traditions Performance Vortek muzzleloader

Traditions Performance Firearms have developed a new muzzleloader called the Vortek.

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Winchester 1885 single shot rifle

The Winchester 1885 single shot rifle, designed by the one and only Mr John M. Browning, has been in and out of production for over 120 years. Winchester is once again manufacturing it. A variety of models are available:

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Pepperbox Pistol

Billll finished off a working replica of a .36 cal. pepperbox pistol and has review it over at Billlls Idle Mind. The Pepperbox is a repeating firearm design that was the forerunner to the true revolver. The design was mainly used for pistols but it was also used for repeating rifles.

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