Shaking the Nostalgia

Shaking the Nostalgia

by Wayne Goble September 07, 2018

Sometimes nostalgia can be used as an excuse for being lazy and not wanting to investigate new products or ideas and admittedly my age group tend to be some of the worst offenders. But old is not necessarily better and to prove my point, here are a few examples of times when, in a sport steeped in history and nostalgia, looking forward is better than looking back.
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7 Common Questions About Firearms That as a Shooter You Were Afraid to Ask.

7 Common Questions About Firearms That as a Shooter You Were Afraid to Ask.

by Wayne Goble July 26, 2018

You can speak for days on the  pros and cons of 20 MOA, know what grains and bullet tips are widely available for your particular gun and have finally gotten a grasp on all the industry marketing spin names for a mil-dot (or even what“mil”stands for). Yet here you are with small gaps; gaps that don’t regularly affect your day to day but are just those little holes in your knowledge that you’re now at a point where asking the question will no doubt solicit that look and pause as your buddy quietly readjusts his personal view of you before hesitantly responding. Let’s avoid that. Here are seven questions we get asked a lot (no, you’re not alone).
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Saddling Up with a Winchester Lever Action

by Wayne Goble October 10, 2012

The cowboy legends the Lone Ranger, Roy Rogers, the singing cowboy Gene Autry, etc. had their best times a little before my time.  The riders of the silver screen still had an influence on a huge amount of people for over a generation and

Bat Masterson, Gunsmoke and Bonanza bridged the gap to my age group.  You see nostalgia in furniture, car shows, antique fairs, etc. and the age group from 50-70 certainly embraces it.

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My FAQ Pt. 2

by Wayne Goble July 27, 2012

A continuation of the most frequently asked questions across the counter
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My FAQ Pt. 1

by Wayne Goble July 20, 2012

I thought I would take a minute and answer some of the most frequently asked questions in our store. I'll break it into two parts with the second coming later this week.
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Is Accuracy Getting Cheaper?

by Wayne Goble April 17, 2012

In the 60's, 70's and 80's, Savage was known for lower priced firearms. I owned a CIL 830 .222 Rem bolt which was manufactured for Canadian Industries Limited by Savage (the Savage model designation was 340). I bought it from the wholesaler (we had a general store) for about $130.00 in about 1968. I shot CIL Dominion .222Rem 50 gr. P.S.P., the only ammo I could buy wholesale.
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