How many of you have seen or talked or met Elmer

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pistol-pete's picture
Joined: 06/01/2011

It would be interesting to know many of you have seen or talked with or met Elmer? If you have, PLEASE let us know in this forum. Many thanks

The RIGHT of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed..What part of "WILL NOT BE INFRINGED" Don't you understand??

mworkmansr (not verified)
I used to talk to him on the phone.

In a better life, I caught the 44 Special/N frame fever by reading Sixguns. It took me a few years to locate a 1950 target model. By then I had read Hell, I Was There, so, I had to have it. By the time I started loading for it, I decided I better get some useful advice and called him up. He must have been a man of infinite patience since I called a number of times to ask about powders, bullet molds, alloys, etc. Of course, I have since learned that almost all fellows in the firearm community are patient and willing to help.

Joined: 10/05/2016
Wish I had

I never met him, but when I bought my copy of "Hell, I Was There", I sent the book cover to him for his autograph. He signed it, then sent it back in the self addressed envelope I had enclosed. As most know, he spent much of his young life living near my home town of Helena, on a ranch that's about 20 miles from my home.
I started reading his writings in the late 60's, and of course was then destined to own multiple .357's, .44's, .45's and .454's,and large bore rifles.

Tom Black
Joined: 02/10/2018
Autograph from the Old Master.

413772503This is on the inside cover of my copy of his biography. At one time I had 6 letters from him, think I've given all but 2 away. I called and talked to him once back in the 70's. He sounded exactly like I thought he would, like me, he was as deaf as a post.
Tom Black