Winchester 1886 by Turnbull Makes the Case for Restoring Antique Rifles
I have been in the firearms business my entire career. And for as long as I can remember, it has been taboo to refinish American-made […]
Kentucky Rifles: How to Gauge the Quintessential American Firearm
Surprisingly, one of America’s earliest triumphs in artistic and functional design, the “Kentucky rifle,” was not invented or generally fashioned in Kentucky. The name, instead, […]
The Quintessential Union Firearm
Over the last twenty years I keep getting one question asked over and over again. What was THE CIVIL WAR FIREARM? In a war right at the cusp of the industrial revolution that is a more difficult question then it may seem. With the use of every arm ever made in American Arsenals and Imports from almost every country in Europe, the total of Arms used in our Civil War is over 600 distinct types!
Cliff Sophia – Civil War Guns