Steyr has added a classic design to its line with its the new Duett. A shotgun/rifle combination gun, the Duett features a 12 ga. upper barrel and a lower barrel chambered in .308. A slim stock, long engraved side plates, gold plated triggers and Steyr Mannlicher target logo on the pistol grip cap are among the visual features of the Duett's design. Different engraving options and wood combinations are available. To learn more about the Duett and other firearms offered by the company, visit SteyrArms.com.
Steyr Mannlicher Duett
Sonoran Desert Institute was recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor for its efforts in hiring and recruiting veterans with the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award.
The modern Olympics, as we know them today, started in 1896, and there were shooting events at the games as early as Athens in 1906. After all, the man who put the games together, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, was himself a French pistol champion. Neither the United States nor Great Britain sent rifle teams to Athens, but that changed for the 1908 Olympic Games in London.
The American Civil War was the first conflict in our nation’s history in which telescopic-sighted rifles were employed in combat to any appreciable extent. These muzzleloading, percussion rifles were fabricated by a number of civilian gunsmiths and gunsmithing firms, primarily for benchrest shooting matches.