Logan Metesh Has Colt Python Serial Numbers 2, 3 and 5

Josh Wayner didn’t get a lot of argument yesterday when he pronounced the .357 Magnum one of the most effective and versatile rounds ever invented. And while there are plenty of great Ruger and Smith & Wesson revolvers out there chambered for the .357 (I have a couple of K and N frame examples that […]

Double Trouble: More Superposed Charges

Earlier this month, I wrote a piece about turning single-shot, percussion muzzleloaders into primitive “repeaters” through the concept of superposed charges. The arm shown in that article featured a percussion ignition system that had been modified after it was originally created. It’s important to note that superposed charges were not only a means of modification. […]

Sharps .45-100 Rifle Revealed

Doug Wicklund, NRA Museums Senior Curator writes [via ammoland.com]: Many firearms in the NRA National Firearms Museum have come to the collection with limited provenance. However, over the intervening years, our staff has been able to piece together the trail of history that allows us to reveal the story of where these firearms have been. One of the […]