Hollywood seems to have a dichotomous relationship with firearms. A very large percentage of movies produced feature guns in one way or another. Many are chosen due to a unique look over functionality or period correctness, for example, a Sharps Rifle being in Django Unchained 20 years before they were invented. However, the number of … More Lights! Camera! BANG! BANGBANG!
Much of what is common knowledge about the west is largely impart to the articles, exposes, and flat out exaggerations of famous cowboy names. They were stories that turned lowlife criminals into fanciful folk heroes. Dirt, death, and endless toil to survive the untamed west became silver frills and 2 penny carnival shows. That isn’t … More The Good, The Bad, and The Showman
When the word replica is used today it is usually accompanied by sarcastic subtext and smirking smiles. There is a general acceptance today that replicas are bad. Fake. Something to spend $5 on when in Hong Kong. A replica is never AS good or worth AS much as an original. Uberti proves the exception to this … More Uberti: Modern Makers of Classic Heirlooms