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Sun, Mar. 22nd, 2009, 07:51 am
ernunnos: Massad Ayoob on durable living.

Guns Endure

We don’t drive our great-grandparents’ cars, or keep our food in their handed-down iceboxes. Yet countless Americans hunt, and protect their families, with the heirloom guns of their forebears. Firearms are simpler devices, evolve more slowly, and take much longer to become obsolete. Finely made examples like this Colt endure. They are the ultimate in “durable goods.”

Read him on LJ at mayoob.