Category Archives: Montana Musings

World War Supply

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What’s A Military Arm Without The Proper Accoutrements? Admittedly I’m a gun collector; the 70-plus World War II firearms in

Where The Bang Starts

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A Primer On Primers. Primers are mysterious things which I fear we handloaders take for granted. Having virtually no intuitive

Not Just Bullets

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Ammunition And Ammunition Feeding Facts. Lately the news media has enthusiastically quoted some of the more idiotic politicians about the

The Rifle Musket

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The Lethality Of Warfare Is Brutally Escalated By Minié’s Invention. It sounds farfetched to say the configuration of a simple

The .38-40 WCF

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The SECOND best Old West handgun cartridge. A few months back I wrote a column saying I consider the .44

No Bucket List?

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It’s Empty. Bucket List has become a trendy term since the 2007 movie of the same name. For non-movie going

My Last Full Auto

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The Japanese Type 99 Light Machine Gun. After a 6-month wait for the government paperwork to clear, the newest addition

Finding A Path

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My 40 years as a gun’riter. By the time this column is in print I will have celebrated my 40th

Duke’s Luck Part II

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Sometimes, it’s about the unexpected. Back in the February issue, I detailed my almost phenomenal luck in finding a proper