When you have magazines dating back to 1885, you end up flipping through pages and chuckling at times over what you find. Back before there were cartridge guns, hunters had to do it the old fashioned way with the muzzleloading longrifle. Why he is reloading and why the buffalo are not roaming, we have no idea. Caption this week's photo for your chance to win!
A Revolutionary War veteran and one of the leading men in the “Old Northwest,” John Small was also perhaps the finest gunsmith to work west of the Appalachian Mountains”—and one of his rifles is the official rifle of Indiana. Respected longrifle gunsmith Marvin Kemper has recreated it.
Revolutionary War veteran John Small, “perhaps the finest gunsmith to work west of the Appalachian Mountains,” is remembered today for an example of his work that serves as the official rifle of Indiana. And now respected longrifle gunsmith Marvin Kemper has recreated it.
Traditions Performance Firearms now has the new Prairie Hawken Rifle in stock and available for shipment.