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#193743 - 07/28/18 02:12 PM Re: Al Goerg stuff [Re: cessna]
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Really neat collection, James.
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#193898 - 08/12/18 10:38 PM Re: Al Goerg stuff [Re: Chance Weldon]
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Just added another Al Goerg shoulder holster to my collection... I believe each piece was purchased individually to make a shoulder holster to carry a Ruger 22 semi-auto. The holster itself is stamped Thompson Center- 10" and a snap extension was added to hold the Ruger that`s about the same size as my Buckmark that`s pictured... I know that there are some fans of Al Goerg who might find this interesting....
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#193899 - 08/12/18 10:55 PM Re: Al Goerg stuff [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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Very nice James!
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#193903 - 08/13/18 10:51 PM Re: Al Goerg stuff [Re: Randy M]
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Man, that is COOL! I?m amazed at your collections James, truly amazing.

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#195024 - 10/22/18 03:05 AM Re: Al Goerg stuff [Re: PythonHunter]
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Don't check in here too often anymore. Glad to see that a lot of people are still active.

Nice collection. I am envious of your holsters.

Have a couple of copies of PHH put away somewhere (they are getting scarce from what I can tell), a signed copy of Pacific Northwest Hunting, and a copy of the magazine about Al Goerg's crash here in Alaska that included pics of the crash site. He was definitely a pioneer and I like to think he came to handgun hunting the way I did, through chasing mountain goats. I wish I had heard of Al Goerg before I ruined a rifle chasing goats. Having a gun you can holster while climbing with two hands through alders in a big advantage.

Actually, if you read Addison Powell's book Trailing and Camping in Alaska, he talks of killing mountain goats with his handgun and proposes that a cartridge like a .44-40 in a single shot handgun would be a great tool for hunting.

Too bad Al Goerg wasn't around to see the impact he had on the sport. I think it would probably surprise him.

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#197678 - 02/10/19 09:15 AM Re: Al Goerg stuff [Re: BennBuas8]
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James.. Saw the forward in the Al Georg book mention Super Vel.

Want to try some original Super Vel 44magnum Ammo?

pm me.


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#205287 - 01/27/20 10:01 AM Re: Al Goerg stuff [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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I am Alfred Goerg?s Granddaughter, Veronica. Grandma Anne was a huge part of my life. I would spend a week or so at a time with her and built up some amazing memories. She passed while I was deployed but my mom (her daughter) was taking care of my children during that time.
I was raised in the hunter lifestyle on a farm in WA. Kind of bittersweet to see family items elsewhere but very happy they are cherished.

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#205315 - 01/27/20 09:21 PM Re: Al Goerg stuff [Re: AlGoergGrDaughtr]
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Welcome Veronica
Al Goerg books and holsters are cherished possessions for people on this site. Shooters everywhere owe a great debt of gratitude to your Grandfather, he was a pioneer of our sport.
Hope you will visit often.
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#205328 - 01/28/20 09:23 AM Re: Al Goerg stuff [Re: junebug]
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I didn't realize how influential Al Goerg was in starting the idea of taking big game with a handgun, but I recently read J.D. Jones' and Larry Kelly's book: Hunting for Handgunners

a large portion of the book was on the "pioneers" and Al was the very first mentioned. cool stuff.

Thanks for Veronica.
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#205332 - 01/28/20 10:47 AM Re: Al Goerg stuff [Re: BBwheelgunner]
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Keeping history alive! Thank for sharing James.

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