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What is EMDEKO?

We mention in this video that you can still visit Casa de Emdeko, Click here to check it out. We also have another blog post on the Colt…

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A Mistake in Identity

Funny things happen when your digging into the life of a person to write a book. I wrote an article for Guns & Ammo Magazine in 2007 looking…

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Chambering for Ackley Cartridges

In volume 1 of P.O. Ackley’s “Handbook for Shooters and Reloaders” Ackley explains headspace for his improved designs as well as standard factory cartridges. The chapter describing these…

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Cole Agee, Engraver

It’s not documented when Cole Agee came to work with P.O. Ackley & Co. in Tinidad, Colorado. It was probably in the time frame of 1946 and 47 as…

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Meeting Jim Chappell

In February 2017 just before the book, P.O. Ackley, America’s Gunsmith came out I had a chance to visit Salt Lake City.  I was there for the Western…

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