Testimony of Eb Tarr, Gunsmith

Testimony of Eb Tarr, Gunsmith

I was going through an older scrap book of items I wanted to save for posterity, all from pre-internet days. I found a letter of recommendation from a former gunsmith of Cody, the late Eb Tarr. Eb was the owner of Cody Trading Company, Inc. for many years until his untimely death. He invented and patented the Wyoming Split Sling.

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Cathy’s Corner: VOTE

November 8, 2016.  This will be a day that will live long in history. For some there is an easy choice this election:  Stop Hillary, so it equals a vote for Trump, even if, as I read, “you have to hold your nose to do so.”   For others their conscience says they can’t...

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ON TARGET: 6.5 MM debate

ARE “These 6.5 MMs are hot?" Under the heading, 6.5-.284 Winchester, on page 28 Lane Pearce, in Oct. 2016 Shooting times states “There is also a domesticated version called the 6.5-.284 Norma, which has the exact same case dimensions as the original wildcat.” ...

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ON TARGET: 26 Nosler or 6.5×55 Imp.

26 Nosler Not Up to Standard of 6.5x55 Imp. This case is way over-bore.  P. O. Ackley determined 50+ years ago that the 6.5x55 Imp. is the correct size case for the 6.5 caliber. In my 45 years of custom rifle building in every caliber bears his observation to be...

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ON TARGET: Proper rifle bedding

Accuracy and properly bedded rifle action or just “bolt together to a bedding block?" I read where someone says that they don’t need to bed their rifles using a bedding block. First off, this has been stated by someone who is not an experienced rifle maker or accuracy...

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