Throwback Thursday: Point Shooting
Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article taken from the January 1955 issue, Col. Charles Askins describes, in terms from a bygone era, the fundamentals and possibilities of point shooting.
Askins’ Hot Rod
I talked about the 5.5 mm Velo Dog cartridge a while back and referred to its use as the parent cartridge for Col. Charles Askins' wildcat .22.
Askins on the 1911
From the Archives: Charles Askins had a liking, maybe even an affection, for the sturdy old workhorse.
The Swan Song: Charles Askins Biography
In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the August, 1987 issue: The Swan Song.
The Velo Dog
I understand the reasons why this cartridge was originally designed. But I can't begin to understand why the round took the form that it did.