Cowboy Action Shooting

Cowboy Action competitions often demand precise shots, such as this one where a competitor attempts to hit a target through two doorways.

Getting Western with Cowboy Action Shooting

Whether you're a tenderfoot or an old cowhand, Cowboy Action Shooting has plenty to offer. The fast-moving competition combines the skill of 3-gun shoots and the rich history of the Wild West. Kick up your boots and take a gander at what it takes to be quick on the draw.

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The First Colt Clone

Most people don’t know about the Great Western Arms Co., which made the first Colt SAA clone. Even reference books can’t get it straight! But for a while, the Great Western was the idol of the American handgun scene.

Cowboy Up

A brief primer on cowboy action shooting, partner. The gun writer with no name gives today's gun fighters a run for their money.