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. Read More
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.
A continuation of the most frequently asked questions across the counter Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More