Hogleg


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Hogleg

A large caliber revolver.
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That reminded me of him pokin' that hogleg into his truck and pulling it out again.
Again, set a reasonable price for the old hogleg or goose gun for it to sell during this geological epoch.
After a day on the range with that hogleg strapped around your middle, you knew you were heeled, and so did anyone within eyeshot.
Off on a hike at dawn without a hogleg, I don't want to waken my snoozing companions, and so compromise by plowing through the brush calling out
Other nicknames have been Peacemaker (most popular), hogleg, and my personal favorite: the Equalizer.
it was time to get back home to Arizona, so my hogleg had been temporarily turned into gas money.
Ruger breathed life back into the ol' hogleg with his Single Six .
But in the woods, it's not a hogleg with a bore the size of a dill pickle.
45 Colt, you owe it to yourself to give these Winchester Silvertips a tryout in your hogleg.
An expert such as Bob Munden proves over and over again that the Colt hogleg can not only be drawn and fired with blinding speed, but also it is actually possible to hit the target when doing so.
It was first chambered in the Colt Single Action Army Model of 1873 -- the Model P, the Peacemaker, the Hogleg, the Equalizer.