Where life had no value, death, sometimes, had its price.
Tuco is one of my favorite characters in TGTBATU. His very questionable morality combines so many facets that we never tire of his character brilliantly interpreted by Eli Wallach. “Every gun makes its own tune” says Blondie in the movie. Tuco certainly has his own philosophy and expertise in the gun area, as he prefersContinue reading “Tuco’s gun(s)”
The man with no name uses across all three movies the same type of holster rig. It is a custom version based on a holster design by Andy Anderson called the Walk and Draw holster. Its typical features are the diamond stitch or gunfighter stitch on the front left part of the belt, a roughContinue reading “Eastwood holster rig analysis”
I purchased my first gun inspired by Blondie. It’s the Colt Navy 1851 replica by Pietta with silver rattlesnake inlays. It’s beautiful and I love shooting it at the range. It’s quite heavy and takes a long time to load, but it’s a good start and strangely I really enjoy disassembling, cleaning and reassembling itContinue reading “My black powder Navy 1851”
Just before the Covid outbreak I managed to go to Burgos, Spain and visit the Sad Hill filming location. Again thanks to http://www.fistfuloflocations.com ! Not really knowing what I was doing I arrived from the top of the mountain and when I saw the circle below me I was in awe. This place is absolutelyContinue reading “Trip to Sad Hill cemetery”
In 2017 I went to Almeria, Spain and thanks to http://www.fistfuloflocations.com I was able to track some of the famous scenes and get af feeling of what it must have been to shoot in these parts. The desert near Tabernas is absolutely beautiful. I don’t want to sound negative but it’s probably less beautiful thanContinue reading “First trip to Almeria”