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Welcome to Cowboy Action Shooting.com

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in CAS Basics, Featured | 0 comments

Welcome to Cowboy Action Shooting.com

Howdy and Welcome to Cowboy Action Shooting.com Enter the fun and exciting world of Cowboy Action Shooting       This website aims to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date information for just about everything you need to know about the fun and fast-growing shooting sport of Cowboy Action Shooting that’s gaining a lot of members and following not only in America but all over the world. This website was created to showcase the various aspects of cowboy shooting, the rules of the sport, and its aim to rekindle the Spirit...

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DAVE SOUZA: Saddle Up for a Return to Cowboy-Style Shooting

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

DAVE SOUZA: Saddle Up for a Return to Cowboy-Style Shooting

  Quite a few years ago, I used to shoot like a cowboy. I was involved in cowboy action shooting, a sport sponsored nationally by the Single Action Shooting Society. By Dave Souza, Herald News Photographer Quite a few years ago, I used to shoot like a cowboy. Well, not a real cowboy. I was involved in cowboy action shooting. This style of shooting was sponsored nationally by the Single Action Shooting Society. SASS was group of men and women who loved shooting old western-style firearms and formed a club to compete using single-action...

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Jay Redfeather and His Open Road Cowboy Retail Store

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Jay Redfeather and His Open Road Cowboy Retail Store

Jay Redfeather, a Native American, transforms custom leatherwork into extraordinary artwork melded with functional perfection. His shop, Open Road Cowboy, is a landmark in Williams, Arizona, the Gateway to the Grand Canyon. Jay creates authentic leather products that look like they’ve been snatched right out of the late 1800’s. His  retail shop along Route 66 caters to both cowboys and bikers. “…The two groups are a lot alike, they just won’t admit it,” Redfeather said. Jay’s store which sell custom-made cowboy and biker apparels,...

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The Enduring Legend of the Colt Single Action Revolvers

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Blog, Guns & Ammo | 0 comments

The Enduring Legend of the Colt Single Action Revolvers

About Colt Single Action Revolvers     The Colt website has created a catalog of their legendary Colt single action revolvers that have endured since they were first introduced in 1836. Since then, the revolver has always been linked with the Colt name. “From Sam Colt’s original revolver, to the Walker Colt made famous during the Mexican War, to the 1873 Single Action Army®, to the modern day classic Colt Python®, Colt has defined the standard of excellence that others strive to match.”  – from About Colt Revolvers...

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Colt New Frontier – The Legend Continues

Posted by on Sep 10, 2016 in Blog, Guns & Ammo | 0 comments

Colt New Frontier – The Legend Continues

The Colt legend goes on with the reintroduction of the Colt New Frontier Single Action Army revolver to the next generation of shooters, cowboy action shooting aficionados and collectors. With a profile that  is entirely its own, this variation of the time-honored Single Action Army Revolver was manufactured by Colt from 1890 to 1989. With both the cylinder and barrel finished in Colt Royal Blue, the New Frontier comes in various calibers – .45 Colt, .44 Special and .357 Magnum – and different barrel lengths. Read the complete...

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Colt Peacemaker – The Revolver that Won the West

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 in Blog, Guns & Ammo | 0 comments

Colt Peacemaker – The Revolver that Won the West

The Peacemaker was introduced as the Colt Single Action Army® Revolver in 1873. A slew of clones and knock-offs then and today were never able to hold a candle for this legendary name. In the Colt website, the Peacemaker is described as “the gun that won the West,” and rightly so. …no Colt revolver has earned greater fame than the Single Action Army®, The Peacemaker®. In design and performance, in line and form, no more sculptural and practical Colt has ever been created. from Colt Single Action Army® Revolver If you are new to the...

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A Lady Shooter Writes About Her Experience in Cowboy Action Shooting

Posted by on Aug 27, 2016 in Blog, Women of CAS | 0 comments

A Lady Shooter Writes About Her Experience in Cowboy Action Shooting

Cowboy Action Shooting is not exclusively for the male folks. This hobby/sport is designed for the entire family, which means membership is open to women and even children (see CAS Basics). It is not unusual to find an entire family in a CAS event, all dressed up in traditional Old West attires. More and more women are joining cowboy shooting competitions, wearing corsets, petticoats and bustle skirts, and firing mid to late 19th century pistols and rifles as they navigate through various shooting “scenarios”. Bitten by the cowboy action...

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1873 “Callahan” Cattleman Press Release

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in Guns & Ammo | 0 comments

1873 “Callahan” Cattleman Press Release

1873 “Callahan” Cattleman ACCOKEEK, MD (January 19, 2010) – Uberti is pleased to introduce the “Callahan”—a six-shooter that, in the hands of a lawman, might have made the mean streets of 1800s Dodge City, Kansas a little “kinder and gentler.” The Callahan is Uberti’s beefed-up version of the 1873 Cattleman that’s chambered in the present-day caliber made famous by San Francisco movie-cop, “Dirty” Harry Callahan—the powerful .44 Magnum. This distinctive single-action comes with one-piece satin walnut grips, a blued barrel, frame and cylinder...

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Improve Your Transition Speed in Cowboy Action Shooting

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in CAS Tips and Tactics, CAS Videos | 0 comments

Improve Your Transition Speed in Cowboy Action Shooting

Most of the matches won in cowboy action shooting are largely due to the skills that shooters have demonstrated in firearm transition. You don’t need to drive to the range to do this as it can be practiced at home. What’s more, there’s no need for you to spend on practice ammo.   Transition matters most in cowboy action shooting In a cowboy action shooting competition, nothing matters most than how you transition from one firearm to another while shooting a stage. Actually, many shooters lose most of their time in transition than in five...

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Gun Safety in Cowboy Action Shooting

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Gun Safety in Cowboy Action Shooting

Gun safety alert: cowboy action shooting uses live guns! Read that again: cowboy action shooting (CAS) is a hobby-sport that uses real guns with live ammo! This is the big difference that sets it apart from the cowboys ‘n’ indians shooting games of your childhood. Each CAS member requires 2 single-action revolvers, a shotgun and a rifle. This isn’t a very strict rule, however, so don’t let the 4-firearm requirement scare you away from the sport. You can go to the event armed with only a revolver, a rifle or a shotgun. You don’t need to buy...

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The Most-Preferred Single Action Revolvers in Cowboy Action Shooting

Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in Featured, Guns & Ammo | 0 comments

The Most-Preferred Single Action Revolvers in Cowboy Action Shooting

  If you like shooting competitions, then you need to check out that exciting sport of cowboy action shooting (CAS) that’s gaining quite a following worldwide. It involves 3 types of guns – revolvers, lever action rifles and shotguns. Try a few competitive matches and have some fun as you hone your skill. CAS shooters are friendly and, if you’re new to the sport, happy to share their experience and even offer some tips you could use. Single Action Shooting Society or SASS is a global organization that preserves, promote and governs the...

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