Early Caseless Ammo: The Rocket Ball

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New York inventor Walter Hunt created many items we’re familiar with and still use today. Mr. Hunt patented the lockstitch sewing machine, fountain pen and safety pin. He also attempted to…

Obscure Object of Desire: The Dardick ‘Tround’-Firing Open Chamber Gun

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In August 1958, David Dardick received a patent for a magazine-fed revolver. His design featured a cylinder with openings on each exterior edge, creating U-shaped chambers instead of traditional O-shaped…

Secret Service Agent’s Small Revolver Has a Big History

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Born in New Jersey in 1926, Frank Slocum’s association with firepower began at Fort Monmouth where he sold newspapers to the troops. When he was 16, he moved to California…

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Thirsty? Wet Your Whistle With a Refreshing Colt 1851 Navy

  Sam Colt crossed paths with many politicians in his day. One in particular played a role in the development of an interesting accessory for his 1851 Navy revolvers. When…

From the Annals of Regulatory Adaptation: The California-Legal Inlander Arms Bolt Action GLOCK

California has long been home to onerous and unconstitutional weird and wacky gun laws. It’s rare that I hear about a new regulation in California that actually makes me do…