Category Archives: Montana Musings

Chasing Custer


Ballistic Relics Of The Little Bighorn Make For A Lifetime Of Research Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino An impulsive

Good Reads, Good Friends


Recuperation From A Mishap Can Have Unforeseen Benefits By Mike “Duke” Venturino Recently I wrote in this column about recovering

The Super .38


One Of Our Oldest Self-Loading Cartridges Still Offers Great Performance By Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino As a general

Good Books


A Thought Provoking Topic By Mike “Duke” Venturino Back in the winter of 2015/2016, I was laid up with a

Missing In Action


When USFA Discontinued Historic Classics, We Lost Something Special. By Mike “Duke” Venturino During my college years I managed to

Chilean Mausers


These Affordable 7×57 Bolt Actions Offer Quality Craftsmanship And Are Still Affordable For The Beginning Collector. Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos:

A Tale of Two .44’s


Duke Has Long Studied The “Classics”—S&W’s Special And Winchester’s WCF. Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino Like so many of

My Most Unique Gun


After Some Soul Searching It Turns Out To Be One Not Replicated And Very Difficult To Replace. By Mike “Duke”

A New Venue


Utah Hosts A BPCR Match At The City Of Perry’s Beautiful Three Mile Creek Shooting Facility By Mike “Duke” Venturino