This smoking hot smoke pole
looks like freedom incarnate and runs as well as it looks.
My wife has never cared much for firearms but she could tell at a glance that my gleaming new smoke pole
was worth more than a beat up old shotgun and $400.1 sheepishly admitted my error and cast myself on her mercy.
Member George Horn used his primitive "smoke pole
" to harvest a black bear on an early-season hunt in Maine.
The origins are murky, but "roscoe" (also spelled rosco) has been used since the 1920s, and falls into the same category of hard-boiled detective slang as "gat," "heater," and "cannon." "Sho-sho" was Doughboy slang for the despised CSRG m1915 Chauchat LMG, and "smoke pole
" refers to black-powder rifles.
"Don't shoot a rutty old bull with the smoke pole
," he directed.
As is the case with all black powder guns, thorough cleaning is a must lest your snazzy antique smoke pole
The curved end protruding from the body of the Declogger is an extremely strong wire that has never failed to open up a plugged nipple for any smoke pole
shooter I know.
I just felt it was time to move up to my own smoke pole
. While my long-suffering mom might have had her doubts, Dad was on my side.
It would take a whole lot more than a worm, commonly used to extract an unfired ball from a smoke pole
, to dislodge it.
The language is inadequate to describe how this little smoke pole
turns heads on the skeet range.
And just think, you can kick back a bit when it comes to cleaning-up that old smoke pole
! Is this stuff magic?
Consequently, depending upon the overall length of your rifle or shotgun and the location of the fore-end, the fit between the Lead Sled and the fore-end of your smoke pole
was either good, acceptable or atrocious.
The problem is our local gunshop doesn't have the proper bases to fit our new smoke pole
that costs us closer to one grand with every passing year.