The primary goal of SLSC is to foster and promote outdoor shooting sports, environmental and wildlife conservation, and public safety through education and other activities. Matches are not the only events open to the public that we offer. One of our primary goals is education, and we also offer a variety of classes to the general public as well. Please check our calendar for event dates, and consider attending our matches and classes that are open to the public.
CLASSIC MILITARY FIREARMS
5 Classic Semi-Automatic Rifles You've Got to Own | Gun Digest
This brief introduction to the subject covers Winchester lever action rifles from the New Haven Arms Henry rifle to current Winchester Herstal Group production centerfire rifles. It is certainly not a definitive history, as that would require a very large tome and such books have already been written by people more knowledgeable than I. To provide a bit of back story, in the little known Volcanic Arms Co. Volcanic manufactured lever action repeating pistols, and a few rifles based on the same action, for primitive self contained cartridges. Although patented by Smith and Wesson, the Volcanic lever action was actually designed by Horace Smith and a brilliant firearms designer named Benjamin Tyler Henry.
5 Classic Semi-Automatic Rifles You’ve Got to Own
The Lee—Enfield is a bolt-action , magazine -fed repeating rifle that served as the main firearm used by the military forces of the British Empire and Commonwealth during the first half of the 20th century. It was the British Army 's standard rifle from its official adoption in until It featured a ten-round box magazine which was loaded with the.
Daniel Myron LeFever might not be a name that many people are familiar with but he is marked in history as a great American inventor. If you have ever fired a modern side-by-side or over-and-under shotgun, you are the beneficiary of his innovation. His hard work allows you to close the breech of the shotgun and fire without having to cock back two cumbersome hammers to fire the shotgun. LeFever was a gun maker his entire life August 27, — October 29, but throughout his career he was troubled by a series of business partnerships that dissolved and forced him to start over.