• RANGE DESIGN
  • MODULAR SHOOTING SOLUTIONS
  • BULLET TRAPS
  • SHOOTING STALLS
  • CEILING GUARDS
  • TARGET RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS
  • METAL FABRICATION & DESIGN
  • HVAC

Exhibition Shooting Trick Shots & Shooters; Ed McGivern, Jerry Miculek, Annie Oakley & More

Exhibition shooting is almost as old as projectile weapons. Mongol horsemen would do exhibitions with bow and arrow from horseback. The wild west shows around the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s were popular exhibitions. Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show gave rise to a plethora of exhibition shootists like Annie Oakley, the husband and…

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Shooting Cartridge Ammo Nomenclature Part 2; .56-56 Spencer Rifle, 50-70 Government Centerfire & More

By the time of the civil war the rifled barrel was in ascendancy, though some units still sported smooth bore muskets. Claude-Étienne Minié, created a conical elongated and hollow based bullet for firing through a muzzle loading and rifled barrel. Conical bullets and rifling stretched combat out over 300 yards instead of the 40-yard musket…

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Shooting Cartridge Ammunition Nomenclature Part 1; Black Powder & Round Lead Balls

Firearms nomenclature is a confusing, often contradictory mess. No single systematic means were adopted to designate cartridges or weapons and if varies from both country to country but internally from manufacturer to manufacturer. Brown Bess Musket In the early days most weapons were designated by bore diameter or by designer or manufacturer. Take for instance…

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