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Horses & Huns
A wonderful ride for Huns & sage grouse
The Fifth Annual Southern Side-by-Side Championship & Exhibition
For the fifth consecutive year, the Southern Side-by-Side Championship & Exhibition will return to Deep River Sporting Clays, near Raleigh/Durham, in central North Carolina. The shoot, which includes a tented exhibition featuring some of the world's finest gun dealers and gunmakers, will be held from
William O'Brien, from Purdey's, 1921-2003
William "Bill" O'Brien, a gunmaker steeped in the traditions of the London trade, died in November at the age of 81. Yet even with his passing, it's clear that, through him, the near-mythic traditions of British fine gunmaking have been passed along to other craftsmen. O'Brien was born in Paddington
Spring Shoots: Left Coast & Midwest
If North Carolina in late April won't work for you, there's a pair of great shoots and shows this spring that might better suit your schedule. The first is the Western Double Gun & Rifle Championships, from April 1 to 4, at Camanche Hills Hunting Preserve, in Ione, California. This promises to be the
Teague Barrel Liners
With recent advances in technology, owners of guns with pitted steel barrels or questionable Damascus tubes have another option for rescuing their firearms from "wall-hanger" limbo. As recently reported in SSM (Technicana, Nov/Dec '03 & Jan/Feb '04), the process of barrel restoration by monoblock sleeving
NIDs by Any Other Name
Dakota Arms still plans an expanded shotgun line, though the plan has changed. Dakota Chairman and CEO Charlie Kokesh says some of the new guns will be based on improvements to the classic New Ithaca Double design, but the "I" word -- or any of the other names or trademarks owned by the Ithaca Gun Co.
Vintage Pigeon Guns
Purpose-built guns for grounding flyers
MORE FOR BIRD DOG FANS The Bird Dog Foundation of Grand Junction, Tennessee has expanded its footprint in the world, both with concrete and steel and in the now-familiar "virtual" sense. The Foundation, whose West Tennessee campus already includes the National Bird Dog Museum and the Field Trial Hall