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Although few firearms have been manufactured in Nebraska, several firms have produced reloading tools and ammunition components.

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Top: Hornady Bullets, Hornady Manufacturing Co., Grand Island.

Left: Ernest L. Barney of Lincoln invented the Pak-It gun and rod saddle and was granted a patent in 1952. His invention was an elongated leather "safety gun saddle" used as a gun carrier. This item evolved into the plastic Pak-It, which could be used for both firearms and fishing rods.

Right: Gun trap, Getsem Gun Co., Lincoln.

Lower right: Bullet mold used by Jules Sandoz, made for him by Lyon & Boyd, Chadron.

 

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