Taking Stock at LSB

Lives Lost and Freedom Threatened; Newton, CT.

Taking Stock #25 In my entire life I have never seen anything as sickening as what happened in Newton CT. Horrified is the best word I have heard to describe our emotions as a nation right now. With this tragedy, comes nothing but sympathy for a grieving nation and so many affected families. With tears […]

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Why We Compete (When We Aren’t Busy Selling Your Guns @ Lock Stock & Barrel) & Where To Buy Your Competition Guns…

Taking Stock #38: Why We Compete. Pretty much all of the shooting sports revolve around this one, fundamental truth: shooting stuff is fun.  Ever since the time of the caveman, I’m sure the moment that cavemen Thag and Gort figured out how to fling pointy rocks, competition was born. We all know this; if you […]

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The Luther Ashley California Gold Mining Collection, Factory Engraved Colt Models 1849 & House Pistol, Model 1851 and US Model 1860

Taking Stock #35: The Luther Ashley California Gold Mining Collection, Factory Engraved Colt Models 1849 & House Pistol, Model 1851 and US Model 1860 Luther Ashley was born in Ohio in 1834 and died in California in 1930. He was a California miner who came to Sutter County California in search of Gold, which he found […]

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7 Minutes; The Price of Freedom & California Gun Laws…

Taking Stock #34: 7 Minutes; The Price of Freedom & California Gun Laws… Congratulations,  California.  At the 11th hour, our democratic governor vetoed several bills; one of which would have made virtually any semi-auto rifle an assault weapon, and one which would have outlawed the transfer of more than two non-rostered handguns a year.  LSB […]

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The Lever Action Rifle – Beautiful & Practical, You Can Have Your Black Rifles, We’ll Take The Levers

Taking Stock #40: The Lever Action Rifle Is there anything more graceful than a lever action carbine? Watching the graceful athletes of the Olympics put me in mind of this: there is no wasted material, no ennui, no entropy.  Everything that you need is there; nothing that you don’t need is included; everything has a […]

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