John Moses Browning The Father of the Modern Firearm |

Text and photo: Jens Ulrik Høgh Vast tomes seem to have been written about just about every personality in the world of hunting, and most of these books are based on abundant source material – often straight from the horse’s mouth. However, when it comes to one of the most influential figures in our firearms…

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GEORGE FREDERICK AUGUSTUS RUXTON’S OTHER RIFLE Miles Gilbert An article in the Autumn 2001 Double Gun Journal (as it was then known) mentioned double guns used by British sportsmen in the American West 1833-1883. Among those sportsmen listed George Ruxton was known to have had both a shotgun and a double rifle. His written accounts…

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by Miles Gilbert SIEVERT NIELSEN FROM ZANE GREY That was the inscription on a ‘95 Winchester carbine held by Tommy Hunt when I met him near Parks, Arizona on the edge of what Zane Grey termed the Tonto Rim. Officially the Mogollon Rim, named for Juan Ignacio Flores de Mogollon (pronounced ‘muggy-own’) who was Capitan-General…

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A rare Hammergun of London Gunmaker William Moore & Grey. The gun is a 16 bore using the Grey patent. At the first glance it looks like a Pinfire Gun, but the hammers are only for cocking the firing pins inside the action. Better to see on this picture: The underlever locking mechanism: More information on…

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