Off on a hike at dawn without a hogleg
, I don't want to waken my snoozing companions, and so compromise by plowing through the brush calling out
But in the woods, it's not a hogleg
with a bore the size of a dill pickle.
It has given me great comfort that I know the 'old hogleg
' can still come out and per form better than the 9mm auto's when I need it to.
If you like to shoot single actions, or any arm chambered for the .45 Colt, you owe it to yourself to give these Winchester Silvertips a tryout in your hogleg
. I was impressed with their performance and I'm sure you will be too.
An expert such as Bob Munden proves over and over again that the Colt hogleg
can not only be drawn and fired with blinding speed, but also it is actually possible to hit the target when doing so.
It was first chambered in the Colt Single Action Army Model of 1873 -- the Model P, the Peacemaker, the Hogleg
, the Equalizer.
Even if Glock pistols were perfect, American gun owners like to personalize their hoglegs
These new hoglegs
were cataloged in the same barrel lengths that Colt had produced--4-3/4, 5-1/2, and 7-1/2 inches, plus Great Western offered a "Buntline" version with a 12-1/2-inch barrel as well as a 4-inch "Deputy" model that sported a full-length barrel rib.
They spat in the dust and strapped on their hoglegs
. Case closed.
After reading the article by Roy Huntington on XS Sight Systems (July/Aug 2002) I began a re-read of "Hoglegs
, Hipshots, & Jalapenos--Selected works of Skeeter Skelton, Vol II." In an article written in November 1967, Mr.
What drives me higher up the wall than any other "ludicrism," if I may coin a term--more than 16-shot hoglegs
, more than high-powered rifles without recoil--is what I call the "scope fiddler." You've seen him: he's usually a professional hit man, sinister yet surave, replete with his London fog overcoat and briefcase.
Those two books which demand high dollar prices these days are Hipshots, Hoglegs
, and Jalapenos and Good Friends, Good Guns, Good Whiskey.
Single-actions shooters are permitted two hoglegs
in lieu of reloading.
Those books are Good Friends, Good Guns, Good Whiskey and Hoglegs
, Hipshots, and Jalapenos.