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Back When Cowboys Wore Suspenders

One of the most iconic westerns ever made since John Wayne films has to be Lonesome Dove, the classic Larry McMurtry books turned award-winning miniseries from 1985 with Tommy Lee Jones and Robert Duvall. But you know what you don’t see on Captain Call or Gus McCray? A two-by-six inch, gold and silver inlay cowboy...

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Building a Simple Outdoor Shooting Range

4 Steps to Building a Shooting Range

There are 4 key components to constructing your own outdoor shooting range. While the details of each will depend on your location and the type of equipment you’re using, here’s the basics of construction for planning purposes. There are 4 key components to constructing your own outdoor shooting...
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The Steel That Built Carnegie Hall

To see a picture of Carnegie Hall in New York today, or even from 100 years ago, it’s classic Italian-Renaissance architecture of stone and brick would not turn your thoughts to steel. Even knowing that it came to life at the height of the Industrial Revolution between 1890 and 1930, iron is not the foundation...
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Falling Leaves and Temperatures

Falling Leaves and Temperatures Autumn signals changing temperatures, falling leaves and the end of harvest with festivals, hay rides and camp fires. It also means that winter is right around the corner. The Farmer’s Almanac, that tried and, generally, true 200-year old publication, predicts that the 2014-2015 winter is to be a wicked one including much...
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