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Buying a gun used to be like buying a savings bond: it was something you did as much for you as for your country. But

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The Five Coolest Old Gun Ads

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Buying a gun used to be like buying a savings bond: it was something you did as much for you as for your country. But now guns are under attack! If it wasn't for the Supreme Court, the NRA and the Second Amendment Foundation there would be almost no one to stand up for guns and the people who own them.

Thankfully, Field & Stream has compiled a slideshow of awesome old gun ads like the one on the right, which I like to call "The Family That Shoots Together, Stays Together." These remind us of the post-war days when men were men and stockings were stuffed with Winchesters. Here are five of my favorites.

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A rifle and a purse, huh, Dad? This year, give your son the gift of gender confusion.

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"That Puerto Rican houseboy your wife's been fooling around with doesn't stand a chance against this level of craftmanship. Happy hunting, Jim."

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So many questions. Let's just start with, "What is 'plinking'?"

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Wanted! Anyone who can draw a more ferocious bear! (Not possible.)

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Ah yes, I'm sensing the velvet smoothness right now.
 
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