Category Archive: Original Content

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

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

Savage Rifles and Those Annoying Letter Codes

When looking for a particular model Savage rifle you will notice that the vast majority listed have a letter suffix after the model. These have not always meant the same thing and can become quite confusing if you don’t know what to look for. We’ll start with my all time favorite rifle, the Savage 1899 …

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Mar 04

My Taurus Nightmare

This all started when I bought a Taurus Pump-Action rifle in 45 Colt. I was considering getting into cowboy action shooting and already owned 45 Colt revolvers. It really makes ammunition easier if the revolver and rifle use the same caliber. The gun checked ok at the shop and the price was fair so I …

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Feb 18

Ohio National Guard portrayed gun rights supporters as domestic terrorists during drill

Questions are being raised about the Ohio National Guard after internal documents revealed that the agency conducted a training drill last year in which Second Amendment advocates were portrayed as domestic terrorists. WSAZ News reported out of Portsmouth, Ohio early last year that a mock disaster had been staged in order to see first responders …

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Feb 18

Gun makers on the Move

The anti-gun policies of the liberal left seem to be coming home to roost at last and they appear to be getting hit where it matters the most, the wallet. After the December 2012 shooting in Newtown, Ct. the Democrat led legislatures of several states passed several ridiculous new gun laws. In New York magazines …

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Feb 01

Upgrading Your Collection

If you’re like me you have reached a point where you either have to buy another safe or thin out the collection of firearms currently residing in the safe(s) you already have. This can create a problem if, like me, you still go to gun shows and auctions and the good deals keep following you …

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Jan 31

Take everything you hear with a Grain of Salt

This is not going to be an article based on old clichés, but it seemed to be an appropriate title given the conversation I had with the “gun expert” at a local auction. As with most swap meets, garage sales and auctions the majority of the guns were either off brands or reworked military models. …

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