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Dick Casull – Died (87)

May 6

Richard J. "Dick" Casull February 15, 1931 – May 6, 2018 (87) Gunsmith and Wildcat Cartridge Developer Creator of the .454 Casull cartridge & More.. 1957 - .454 Casull cartridge 1966 - Casull Model 290 - 290-round detachable pan magazine - MSRP $1060 !! … Continue reading

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Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov – Died

May 6

Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov - Died April 9, 1894 – May 6, 1986 Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov, Russia 1945 - SKS

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John Marlin (born)

May 6

May 6, 1836 - July 1, 1901 During the American Civil War - worked at the Colt plant in Hartford 1863 - Starting making pistols in New Haven, Connecticut 1881 - lever-action repeating rifle   sons Mahlon Henry and John Howard took over the company … Continue reading

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Hudson Maxim (74) Died

May 6 @ 12:00 am UTC+0

Hudson Maxim(February 3, 1853 – May 6, 1927) Invented Smokeless Gun Powder (in the USA) in 1890 *Brother of the Machine Gun Inventor **Uncle of the Suppressor Inventor ***No left hand (he blew it off inventing explosives) #SmokelessPowder #GunPowder #Maxim … Continue reading

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