Bill

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Name: Bill Garlough
Date registered: January 31, 2012

Latest posts

  1. The Unoriginal Rolling Block — August 15, 2016
  2. Welcome Video — July 1, 2016
  3. Antique Firearms and Their Pricing — January 29, 2015
  4. Collecting Store Brands — January 29, 2015
  5. Trust but Verify — January 29, 2015

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Jun 08

Hunting with Semi-Automatics

Many hunters look down their noses at anything but a bolt-action rifle for hunting. They think the bolt is the quickest, most accurate and most dependable rifle they can hunt with. In some cases they are right and in some cases they are wrong and a lot depends on the terrain and game hunted if …

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Jun 08

Ask Your U.S. Rep. to Oppose Wide-Ranging Gun Control Bill–H.R. 4783

Last week we reported that U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.), chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, had introduced what he is calling “the Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act of 2014.”  In truth, we noted, the bill — H.R. 4783 — is largely composed of gun control measures that mirror, and supplement, acts …

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Jun 08

Senator Schumer Flubs Basic American History

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), sponsor of the Brady Bill and the “assault weapon” and “large” magazine ban when he was in the House of Representatives, probably shouldn’t be the go-to guy for historical arguments against the individual right to keep and bear arms.The Washington Times reports that Schumer said on Tuesday Thomas Jefferson was the architect of …

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Apr 29

RCBS Bullet Moulds

RCBS Company offers an extensive line of reloading tools including, presses, primer seaters, case preparation and bullet casting. Their moulds include pistol, rifle and roundball moulds and many special order moulds for old and obsolete calibers. They are machined from cast iron blocks which can be a two-edged sword. I own several of these ranging …

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Apr 29

Smith & Wesson No. 3 1st Model U.S. Army Revolver

The U.S. Army acquired 1000 of these revolvers in 1871 for testing purposes. With 200 nickel and the remaining 800 being blued nickel specimens will be worth more than their blue counterparts. As with any item used and abused by the Army original high grade specimens are not common with the remaining specimens usually in …

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Apr 29

Custom Firearms and Values

One of the stumbling blocks we had to address, when developing Mygunvalues.com was how we chose to address custom firearms. Custom of course is a very broad term and can mean a great many things so we first have to define what we are talking about. Winchester and other gun manufacturers of the 19th century …

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Apr 29

More Government Lunacy

It is no secret that I think the government has overstepped its bounds on every level from local to Federal. The thing I can’t understand is how people can put their trust is a system that is inherently dysfunctional, unorganized and is broke. In order to try to drive my point home I would like …

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Mar 05

Our Passion @MyGunValues

We are passionate about anything guns here at MyGunValues. We are three guys with different skills that have come together to bring what we see as a void in finding gun values on the internet. You can buy books and magazines about gun values but the problem is they just update their values by a …

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Mar 04

Guide to Sears, Ted Williams and J.C. Higgins

Sears presents some special problems when trying to include them. This short guide is intended to help you locate them and their values. As many of you may know Sears never manufactured anything themselves. They either bought existing manufacturers and set them up as independent divisions or bought products from the companies built to their …

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