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

1873 Winchester Model & Colt Single Action Army ‘Peacemaker’ such as Patton’s Ivory Handled Pistols

1873 introduced two weapons that where destined to ‘tame the old west.’ The 1873 Winchester, a descendant of the Henry and 1866 Winchester lever actions, and the 1873 Colt Army or the civilian version the Peacemaker. The .44-40 and .38-40 cartridges introduced by Winchester along with the introduction of the .45 Colt, sometimes referred to…

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Action Shooting History Part 2; Metallic Rifle Cartridges, Dreyse Needle Guns, Snider-Enfields & More

Considered by many, the US Civil War is the first modern warfare. Integrated artillery and infantry. Hit and run cavalry raids. Electric communications (telegraph), aero assets (Balloon artillery and general observation), prime mover transportation (trains) and the introduction of metallic cartridge firearms and rapid fire weapons like the Gatling Gun. Metallic Rifle Cartridges Smith &…

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