Collector Arms, Civil War, and Military Show April 27, 2019

Collector Arms, Civil War, and Military Show April 27, 2019

“HISTORY COMES ALIVE” AT CHICAGOLAND’S NATIONAL CIVIL WAR SHOW AND SALE SATURDAY – APRIL 27, 2019 Wheaton, Illinois – the Du Page County Fairgrounds will again host the nationally acclaimed “Chicagoland” Civil War, Collector Arms, and Military Show and Sale on...
CADA Arms show merges with Civil War Military Show

CADA Arms show merges with Civil War Military Show

The Collector Arms Dealers Association show has merged with the long running Chicago Civil War & Military show. Both shows will now be housed in one main building at the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton, Illinois 60187 The DuPage County...
Joseph V. Florest

Joseph V. Florest

November 11, 1941 – December 08, 2018 Joseph V. Florest Jr. Age 77. Retired Niles Fire Department Lieutenant. Vietnam US Navy Veteran. Beloved Husband of Cheryl. Loving Father of Candy (Andrew) Cotsiomitis. Cherished Grandfather of A.J. Cotsiomitis. Dearest...
Original Confederate 1861 bronze 6 Pdr rifled gun

Original Confederate 1861 bronze 6 Pdr rifled gun

The Collectors Arms Dealers Association Show Sept. 29, 2018 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds Presents: Come see an original Confederate 1861 bronze 6 Pdr rifled gun – Serial #1 made by Skates & Co., Mobile, Alabama.  This gun fired one of the last shots of the...
Cast Bullet Military Rifle Matches

Cast Bullet Military Rifle Matches

Cast Bullet Military Rifle Matches By Jeff Rowsam Shooters who want to keep their favorite vintage military rifles on the range but don’t want to struggle with military sling straps, shooting coats and expensive bullets and lots of recoil should consider trying a...
History of the M1 Garand Rifle

History of the M1 Garand Rifle

By Bob Seijas In 1888, an American named Hiram Maxim invented the machine gun, a wonder of the age: a gun that used the power of the bullet to extract and eject the empty brass casing, feed another bullet into the chamber, recock the hammer, and fire again as long as...
Cleaning a firearm that has never been cleaned

Cleaning a firearm that has never been cleaned

by Dale Anhalt a Wisconsin Firearm Owner, Ranges, Clubs and Education board member (Wisconsinforce.org) Some of the most enjoyable work for me as a gunsmith is cleaning a 50-100 plus year old firearm that has never been taken apart. Infact, I have bought such firearms...
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