Category Archives: Montana Musings

Precision Peeps

Got ’Em? Need ’Em? Want ’Em? Good … Because They Work! Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino If it were

What’s In A Name?

Sometimes You Have To Read Beyond The Headstamp Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino In the beginning of metallic cartridges

Fickle On Favorites

Duke’s “Keeper List” Is A Very Flexible One! Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino Upon learning I have spent my

Cat Guns

Power And Speed Of Operation Were Once Essential In The British Empire Where Dangerous Felines Roamed By Mike “Duke” Venturino

Mountain Mauser

The G33/40 Became The Darling Of Custom Riflemakers And Is Now A Highly Desirable WWII Collectible By Mike “Duke” Venturino

My Go-Fer AR

Duke Strolls Down The “Other” Side Of The Road Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino Yes, the title is correct.

US Military Carbines

The Carbine Concept Vanished With Horse Cavalry, But Was Revived For Mechanized Warfare By Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino

American Arsenal

During World War II, The US Served As A Small Arms Depot For The Allies. By Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos:

A Touch Of Class

The Siren Song Of Tastefully Embellishment. Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino Back about 1984 I saved and scrimped and

Ballisti-Crats

Once Politicians Get Involved, Zany Gun Rules Ensue By Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino A few years back I

Back In The Saddle

The .38-40 Was The 3rd Most Popular Colt SAA Chambering. It’s One Of Duke’s Favorites. By Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos

It’s A Family Affair

From Sharps To Springfields, The Spratlings Shoot ’Em All Mike “Duke” Venturino Photos: Yvonne Venturino In June 2014 at the

Chasing Custer

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