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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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Video: Handgun Action Types Explained

Ever wonder what terms like Double-Action, Double-Action-Only, Striker-Fired or Hammer-Fired mean? Watch this video on handgun action types for a clear explanation.

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The Colt SAA. Did We Say Too Much?

There’s swooning, and then there’s outright hooey and malarky when it comes to praising the Colt Single Action Army. “Ounce for ounce there probably has been more unadulterated baloney written, published, and otherwise disseminated about the Singe Action Colt than any other handgun ever manufactured.”—James M. Triggs, “Colt Single Actions: A Detailed Word and...