New from Kalashnikov: AK-400 (For Russia’s Special Forces)

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“The AK-400 is superior to the tried and true AK-74 and state-of-the-art AK-12 in terms of both precision and fire dispersion,” a source within the Russian military industry tells Izvestia newspaper….

Classic Gun Review: Marlin Model 39

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The Marlin Model 39 claims to be the oldest continually-produced cartridge rifle in history.  Its parent design was born during the unexceptional presidency of Benjamin Harrison, whose bust never even…

Gun Review: Henry Big Boy .44 Magnum

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For students of the history and romance of so-called cowboy rifles, Bayonne, New Jersey isn’t a particularly evocative locale. Ilion, New York (Remington). New Haven, Connecticut (Marlin). Those are the…

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Major Malfunction Du Jour: ATI VK-22 Bolt Failure

My eight year-old daughter had never fired a (non-Nerf, non-water) gun before today.  She’s expressed interest in shooting before, but she’s so petite that any standard or ‘youth model’ rifle…