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You can tell the difference between a single action and double action revolver by the way you have to load and unload it.   Just yesterday, we talked about this in What’s the difference between and single action and double action. Now, we are showing you how to tell, visually, whether a revolver is a single or double … Continue readings

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What’s the difference between a single and double action revolvers?  We’re talking revolvers, obviously. Well, for starters, it’s either one or the other.  Single action means you have to cock the hammer before you fire the pistol with the trigger. Double action means you can both cock the hammer and fire the weapon with one … Continue readings

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Side by side or over-under shotgun?  Well, one thing’s for sure, it’s either one or the other. More than anything, it’s a preference.  Sounds like. www.sidebysideshotgun.com clearly prefers the side by side for better hunting. Whereas “fanciers of the over-under point out that their guns aren’t as pricey as side-by-sides, are every bit as functional and … Continue readings

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Watch this Youtube video of a 1898 Springfield Krag .30-40 carbine rifle being shot by a female gun enthusiast.  Then buy a 1896 version from Jacobsons Gun Center! http://jacobsonsguncenter.com/rifle-springfield-1896-krag-carbine-30-40-w100925991/ Or, better yet, buy from us by going directly to the Gunbroker.com listing and by there, now. If you’re wondering what exactly is the difference between a 1896 and … Continue readings

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The Huntin’ Buddy

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In the news this week was a story about a southern California man put under 72-hour psychiatric observation when it was found he owned 100 guns and allegedly had (by rough estimate) one million rounds of ammunition stored in his home. The house also featured a secret escape tunnel. My favorite quote from the dimwit … Continue readings

The Choice

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A Baptist Preacher was seated next to a cowboy on a flight to Texas . After the plane took off, the cowboy asked for a whiskey and soda, which was brought and placed before him. The flight attendant then asked the preacher if he would like a drink. Appalled, the preacher replied, “I’d rather be … Continue readings

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Check this out.  You can’t buy this mini machine gun at Jacobson’s Gun Center in Story City, IA, but you can watch this YouTube video on www.jacobsonsguncenter.com like everyone else. Enjoy!

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Most powerful handguns in the world! Check this out.  Unreal! Most powerful handguns in the world! Pass it on!

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Shooting guns.  Just a bunch of shooting guns.  What better way to finish off a Friday!?

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The Tie…

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A fleeing Taliban, desperate for water, was plodding through the Afghan desert when he saw something far off in the distance. Hoping to find water, he hurried toward the oasis, only to find a little old man at a small stand, selling ties. The Taliban asked, “Do you have any water?” The old man replied, … Continue readings

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Guns Don’t Hurt People

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Guns don’t hurt people, people hurt people! Am I right or am I right?

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I Was Wrong!

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Two medical students were walking along the street when they saw an old man walking with his legs spread apart. He was stiff-legged and walking slowly. One student said to his friend: “I’m sure that poor old man has Peltry Syndrome. Those people walk just like that.” The other student says: “No, I don’t think … Continue readings

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