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Throwback Thursday: Lewis and Clark’s Air Rifle

A lone air-powered gun served as a Potemkin village in motion for the explorers.

Throwback Thursday: Roger Bacon

This Thirteenth-Century philosopher helped usher in the age of gunpowder in the West.

Throwback Thursday: the Legend of Kit Carson

This trapper, scout, explorer, Indian agent, soldier and rancher became something of a legend.

Why Muzzleloading Still Rules

This "blast from the past" way to hunt is anything but primitive.

Throwback Thursday: History of Punt Guns

This old (and now illegal) method of market hunting has a fascinating history.

The Secrets of Gunpowder

Because not all propellants are created equally...

Exhibition Shooters: Then and Now

The art of shooting to entertain others has been around almost as long as guns...

Throwback Thursday: Samuel Colt, Master of Invention

Read about how one man created some of the world's most innovative firearms.

Muzzle Brakes, Flash Hiders & Compensators: What They Can (And Can't) Do

Each of these terms describes a device to put on your muzzle...but what's the difference?

Throwback Thursday: Battle of Crecy

The first documented use of firearms in land warfare.

Why Shooters Should ALWAYS Wear Eye & Ear Protection

We may sound like your mom insisting you wear your mittens, but this is more...

Throwback Thursday: Guns of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud

Imagine a family feud so ferocious it left a mark on the language...

Throwback Thursday: 5 Medieval Thoughts on Guns

Forget years; let's #Throwback a few centuries!

Throwback Thursday: Betty Zane, Heroine of Ft. Henry

“I’ll go!” she said. “A man wouldn’t get 10 yards, but I don’t think they’ll...

Throwback Thursday: Rise of the Renaissance Gunner

Throughout history, gunners have been considered special people. Here's why.

Throwback Thursday: When the Seminole Attacked

The tale of the Cape Florida Lighthouse Attack.

Throwback Thursday: Brown Bess Musket

It's the gun that won (and lost) the American Revolution.

Throwback Thursday: Roger Bacon

This Thirteenth-Century philosopher helped usher in the age of gunpowder in the West.

All About Shotguns

Some cool facts about the world's most versatile gun.

The Secrets of Gunpowder

Because not all propellants are created equally...
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