Veterans Day Sale 2018

Sunday, Nov. 11th, is Veterans Day, a day set aside to honor those who dedicate their lives to protecting our nation. Originally called Armistice Day, it was established on Nov. 11th, 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson with the following proclamation: A year ago today our enemies laid down their arms in accordance with an armistice

Durs Egg Breechloading Musket

Morphy Auctions offered a very interesting British rifle recently: a Durs Egg Ferguson breech loading rifle circa 1776. Only 100 of these rifles were constructed and fewer than two dozen remain today. The rifle being auctioned is serial number 2. The Ferguson breech loading rifle was constructed by four British firearms makers, one of which

AAR: Bad Axe Throwing

A group of Revere’s Riders volunteers and instructors spent a recent Sunday evening at Bad Axe Throwing in Indianapolis, IN. This was the first in what will hopefully be a semi-regular series of casual meetups of Revere’s Riders volunteers/instructors. Many of us only see each other at Revere’s Riders events or at meetings in preparation for
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Originally, this event was to be conducted entirely on a “pop-up” target rifle range at Camp Atterbury (Range 14). We had reserved this range early in the year but approximately 2 weeks before the event, the US Army informed us that we were being bumped off Range 14 to accommodate a unit that was being
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Skinner Auctioneers Historic Arms & Militaria auction on November 2nd in Marlborough, MA has an interesting item: British Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot. The auction catalog describes the musket as follows: British Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot, or the Kings
The Indiana members of Revere’s Riders attended two Friends of the NRA banquets earlier this year: South Indy Friends of NRA on August 18th and Central Indiana/Hamilton County Friends of NRA on September 8th. We had two tables at the South Indy banquet and one table at the Central Indiana/Hamilton County banquet. For those not
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At most of the Indiana Revere’s Riders events, the last point of instruction is nearly always a short lesson on “known distance” and adjusting your sights. The trajectory of a bullet after it leaves the rifle barrel is explained along with the concept of a “near zero” and “far zero”. Before everyone’s eyes glaze over,
A&A Optics along with Patriot Concealment Systems will be sponsoring the upcoming Whittemore Weekend℠ at Lost Creek Conservation Club in Seelyville, IN (just east of Terre Haute, IN) over the weekend of Oct. 6-7. Alan Alcorn of A&A Optics let us know he will be donating sufficient Vortex rifle scopes and accessories such that event
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The Revere’s Riders Facebook page has surpassed a milestone: more than 1,000 followers and likes! Let’s start promoting our Twitter feed so we can get our following there up to the same level.