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SHS-65 - 1873 Trapdoor Carbine

SHS-65 Trapdoor Carbine

On this episode of the Second Hand Showcase, we are looking at quite a rare and collectible gun. The carbine version of the 1873...
Ohio Buck 2019 Gun Season

Ohio Buck 2019

2019 Ohio Gun Season.  1 buck & 2 doe.  Wild West 45-70 Co-Pilot  Old video showing the Wild West Co-Pilot 45-70 used: Officer Mike “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”
Winchester-Hotchkiss Model 1879

Winchester-Hotchkiss Model 1879

So…why I am I looking at a sporting rifle? The first clue is the caliber. It’s in 45-70. So that makes we wonder if...

Wild West Co-Pilot on Range

So…it’s time to introduce big-bore to the new facility. As in 45-70.  Our regulars have seen the Wild West Guns Alaskan Co-Pilot before. Not a...

POTD – Wild West Co-Pilot in The Pit

Been a while since we have had the Co-Pilot out. And it was a good chance to test some of the  new targets with...

Armory Chat 36: Custom Martini-Henry in 45-70

This rifle was made in 1887 and was originally chambered in 577-450 in use by the British Army. Sometime in the future (we suspect the...

Sharps Rifle Development Timeline

The Buffalo Bill Firearms Museum in Cody Wyoming had a very impressive collection of Sharps Rifles. It started from the earliest designs all the...

Marlin 45-70 Kaboom

This photo was sent to me by a reader. Looking at the photos, I am not sure what to think. All I know is...

Video — Takedown Rifles Are Cool

A viewer asked what I thought of takedown rifles. What better way to answer that question than to show one of our takedown rifles....

Hand Loading at the Range – Springfield Trapdoor

I saw something recently that I suspect many shooters don’t get to see. Someone who is actually loading rounds at the range to test...