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Cowboy Shooting: How to be a Registered Member of SASS

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Blog, CAS Basics, Featured | 0 comments

Cowboy Shooting: How to be a Registered Member of SASS

There was a time when you were a kid (or perhaps until now) when you would be transported back in time with classic westerns like “Have Gun, Will Travel,” “Bonanza,” and “Rawhide.” You might even wonder what it would be like to be the good guy, or even the bad guy, back in the Old West’s cowboy shooting days.   What if we told you that you don’t need a time machine to travel back to the 1800’s? What if you could experience the wild West lifestyle, the smell of gunpowder and the excitement of a western shootout today? That would all be...

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Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) Overview

Posted by on Aug 14, 2018 in Alias, Blog, CAS Basics, Featured | 0 comments

Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) Overview

  Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) is the administrative body behind Cowboy Action Shooting (CAS), a fun and exciting combination of costume event and shooting sport. SASS is also an international governing corporation for the promotion and preservation of the Cowboy Action Shooting sport. Its other functions include:     Standing up for the protection of the 2nd Amendment rights of its members     Planning, organizing and holding End of Trail Cowboy Action Shooting World Championships     Holding and supporting regional competitions by...

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Getting Started with Cowboy Action Shooting Clothing

Posted by on Mar 18, 2018 in CAS Basics, Cowboy Clothes | 1 comment

Getting Started with Cowboy Action Shooting Clothing

  The right Cowboy Action Shooting Clothing shouldn’t be a problem to newcomers in the sport. Some newly-registered members of Cowboy Action Shooting (CAS) attend their first day on the range feeling somewhat unsure if they’ve got their costume right for the event. But not to worry because no one will show you the door. There are no fashion police to harass you. The best thing is fellow shooters will understand what being a newbie to the sport feels like. CAS clubs, even the strict ones, allow beginners 6 months to get their cowboy...

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Choose the Right Cowboy Boots for Cowboy Action Shooting

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in Blog, CAS Basics, Featured, Leathercraft | 0 comments

Choose the Right Cowboy Boots for Cowboy Action Shooting

Cowboy boots were originally designed to provide protection to cowboys while riding on horseback and moving cattle. With the advent of popular cowboy radio shows in the early 1900’s, TV westerns during the 50’s, and gunslinger films from the 60’s onward, the cowboy boots became a part of the fashion scene. Today, Western boots in a wide range of colors and designs are sold on the market as the demand for them keep increasing. Knowing the various types of cowboy boots, their features, and for what purpose they are worn can help you decide in...

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Cowboy Hat History

Posted by on Jan 13, 2018 in Cowboy Clothes, Featured | 0 comments

Cowboy Hat History

The cowboy hat, with its round brim and pinched crown, is perhaps the most recognizable item in western attire. It wasn’t always like this, however. Cowboys wear broad-brimmed hats to protect their face and neck from sunburn in the summer. It also serves to keep the sun’s glare out of the eyes. The high crown is designed to keep the wearer’s head cool even in the hottest days. Cowboy Hat History in a Nutshell While the wide-brimmed hat has been used by nomadic Asian horsemen since the 13th century, it was John B. Stetson’s hat, referred to as...

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Cowboy Action Shooting Tips on Practicing (Video)

Posted by on Dec 24, 2017 in CAS Tips and Tactics, CAS Videos, Featured | 0 comments

Cowboy Action Shooting Tips on Practicing (Video)

In this featured video, World Cowboy Action Shooting champion Jim Finch a.k.a. Long Hunter offers valuable cowboy action shooting tips on practicing with rifles and revolvers. Here he puts emphasis on improving what you are uncomfortable with, NOT what you are already comfortable with and capable of doing well. In this video produced by National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), World Champ Long Hunter discusses:      Practicing drawing on your weak side      Practicing lateral movements while shooting      The specific practice routine Jim...

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Getting Started in Cowboy Action Shooting (Video)

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in CAS Basics, Featured | 0 comments

Getting Started in Cowboy Action Shooting (Video)

Things You Need To Get Started in the Sport In today’s video, World Cowboy Action Shooting Champion Jim Finch a.k.a. “Long Hunter” talks about getting started in cowboy action shooting sport. If you’re a CAS beginner, these winner-class tips will help you get ahead in your game.     Getting Started in Cowboy Action Shooting – the Champion Way Throughout this video produced by National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), World Champ Long Hunter discusses:  Membership – Joining the Single Action Shooting Society ....

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Right Handed Tooled Cowboy Western Holster and Gun Belt 22 Caliber

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in CAS Store | 0 comments

Right Handed Tooled  Cowboy Western Holster and Gun Belt 22 Caliber

  Product Description: This rig is a combo cowboy western holster and gun belt . The brown genuine leather gun belt is designed for 22 caliber cartridges. It will hold most single action revolvers with barrels to 6″ and has an attached hammer thong to hold your pistol securely. A gun belt is measured differently from a regular pants belt. One way to measure is to go by your pants size and add 4 to 6 inches. It is important that you measure over your jeans along the line you will be wearing your belt.   Click an image to enlarge cowboy...

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Right Handed Tooled Cowboy Western Holster and Gun Belt 38 Caliber

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in CAS Store | 0 comments

Right Handed Tooled  Cowboy Western Holster and Gun Belt 38 Caliber

  Product Description: This rig is a combo cowboy western holster and gun belt . The brown genuine leather gun belt is designed for 38 caliber cartridges. It will hold most single action revolvers with barrels to 6″ and has an attached hammer thong to hold your pistol securely. A gun belt is measured differently from a regular pants belt. One way to measure is to go by your pants size and add 4 to 6 inches. It is important that you measure over your jeans along the line you will be wearing your belt.   Click an image to enlarge cowboy...

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1875 Army Outlaw Revolver by Taylor’s & Co.

Posted by on Sep 2, 2017 in Featured, Guns & Ammo, Taylor's & Co. | 3 comments

1875 Army Outlaw Revolver by Taylor’s & Co.

  The 1875 Army Outlaw Revolver by Taylor’s & Co. was inspired by the historic Remington 1875 Single Action or Improved Army Revolver. This Colt alternative and other contemporaries has been faithfully reproduced by Uberti for Taylor’s & Co. The Taylor’s & Co. website gives this description of their version of the 1875 Army Outlaw Revolver: The 1875 Army Outlaw Revolver is a faithful reproduction of the 1875 Remington® single-actions, which kept the solid frame and overall styling of Remington’s 1858...

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