I imagine that the Colt Walker reproduction in the video above is a lot better built than the original. But there are lots of guns out there, somewhere, that make you wonder if older guns were better guns. While firearms materials quality has soared and CAD-CAM has revolutionized the manufacturing process, some modern gunmakers wouldn’t know quality control if it bit them on the ass. Which, in our capitalist system, it does. Generally speaking (and specifically if you wish), are guns better built than they used to be, or worse?