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Jeff Cooper Quotes: Technique, Safety Rules, & Gun Conditions

To say Jeff Cooper was a bit outspoken is like saying Johnny Cash was a fair-to-middling country singer. Colonel Cooper seemed never to be at a loss for words. When he had something to say, he didn’t bother weighing those words or worrying about whom he might offend. He was never a fan of political […]

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Guns Of Rambo

Let’s face it, Sylvester Stallone doesn’t quickly let go of his characters. He held on to Rocky Balboa for six films spanning 30 years (1976-2006). So far, he has shot up the big screen with the guns of Rambo in five pictures starting in 1982 and continuing into 2019 for an amazing 37-year run! The […]

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1950 VS 2020: The Price of Guns and Ammo 

Many Americans old enough to remember the postwar 1950s think of those years with great fondness. After all, these were peaceful times when conformity and uniformity were common, and every family portrayed on television–families in which men worked and women tended the house and children–had smaller problems and plenty of support to get through them. […]

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20th Century Gangsters and the Guns They Made Famous

Mob Weapons Most Americans have gained their knowledge of early-twentieth-century gangster guns from TV shows and movies. Those of us who watched The Untouchables on television in the late 50s and early 60s sat enthralled as Special Agent Eliot Ness chased down the Capone mob in one episode after another. Later, in a 1987 film, […]

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The Guns of Bonnie and Clyde

The Real Bonnie and Clyde “Bonnie and Clyde were pretty lookin’ people. But I can tell you, people, they were the devil’s children.” Georgie Fame, The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde She was petite and pretty; he had boyish good looks. But their attractiveness belied a violent and criminal nature unmatched by any couple in […]