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In the world of carrying handguns, a number of phrases have evolved to describe exactly what reason or method a handgun is carried in a particular way. There is “open carry” which is simply to carry a sidearm in plain sight. There is “concealed carry” which is self-explanatory. There is “constitutional carry” where a person [...]
The folks at Rock Island Auction Company have been busy. Based in Rock Island, Illinois, they will be hosting their best firearms auction ever in their two-decade history on April 20th, 21st and 22nd. They claim this will be their biggest of the decade so far. The auction will be heavily populated by Colts with [...]
Editor’s Note: Click here for instant firearms values and gun prices. An Associated Press story circulated about in early March about booming gun sales in Texas. Some people fear that if Obama gets reelected, guns might become scarce. And for the past few years, gun sales have increased across the board but what about [...]
In a recent column, Gun Digest the Magazine contributor Walt Hampton wrote, “A gun with proper care can last several lifetimes and during those years as it is passed between family members or friends and is touched or used by various people it becomes woven into the fabric of our lives. This is the one [...]