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Offline Captainkirk

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Cool new show
« on: February 12, 2016, 12:06:29 PM »
For those of you with Comcast/Xfinity...if you go to the On Demand function and search TV shows, there is a fairly new series hosted by Joe Mantegna called "Gun Stories" (hint; look under "G"). Episode One begins with a short history of Samuel Colt and his firearms. Pretty good!
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Offline Eric N.

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Re: Cool new show
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2016, 05:51:53 PM »
They did a show on  "Colt Cap and Ball Pistols"  Is that the episode you are talking about?
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Re: Cool new show
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2017, 04:54:39 PM »
This gets my attention!  I am always searching for early Colt info.  I m  going to check this out!

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Re: Cool new show
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2017, 07:36:51 AM »
Watched this episode again last night. It ran through the Colt lineage from the Paterson, to the Walker, Dragoon, Pocket, '51 Navy and ending with the '60 Army. Lots of good footage for those who are unfamiliar with the role Colt played in the history of firearms. While I love all guns and have learned a bunch from this series, this was hands down the best episode, except maybe the one on Christian Sharps...
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