In the early 1900s, a new concealable pistol was created. The Palm Protector Pistol was a double action revolver, but Danny Michael, the assistant curator of the Cody Firearms Museum, said it didn’t really look like a conventional revolver. “The internals of the gun kind of looks like the spokes of a wagon wheel and […]
Cody Firearms Museum Blog: Unloading the Myth
The Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West houses over 7,000 historically significant firearms with more than 15,000 firearms-related artifacts. We seek to provide every visitor – from gun aficionados, to firearms novices, to those without previous firearms experience – with a unique educational opportunity. This museum is more than just guns; firearms help inform the story of the West, the story of gun cultures, and the story of people.
During World War I, while John Browning was working on a heavy machine gun that would use a .50 caliber cartridge, Cody Firearms Museum Assistant Curator Danny Michael said Winchester got the Army contract to create that cartridge. “So as they were developing this, they obviously needed a gun to use as a testbed to […]
The Cody Firearms Museum has a pretty unique Colt Texas Paterson. The revolver is a repeating firearm with a revolving cylinder with multiple chambers. Ashley Hlebinsky, the curator of the Cody Firearms Museum, said the museum only has three Paterson’s. “One reason why it’s so rare is because it is martially marked by an Inspector named […]
David Miller has more than 20 years of experience in the competitive shooting community and has lived to see the sport evolve into the world’s fastest growing shotgun sport. He is respected as one of the most knowledgeable individuals in the sporting clays community with a Master class title, and one of the best shooters […]
Mark Hanish, President for Global Commercial Sales & Marketing for AMMO, Inc. presents this series of instructional videos on 3-Gun.
In 1994, within just three years of her first competition, Julie Golob earned a slot to the United States Practical Shooting Association’s (USPSA) National Championships. Her confident gun handling skills and accuracy caught the attention of the US Army Marksmanship Unit’s (AMU) Action Pistol Coach. Impressed with Julie’s shooting, she was awarded a coveted a letter of acceptance to […]