Hidden Treasure: Finding Old Guns in Old Homes

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Known as “The Oldest House in St. Augustine,” the González-Alvarez House dates to 1723. It’s an impressive yet simple structure that blends its original Spanish architecture...

The Colt Cowboy: An Example of Why the Consumer Shouldn’t Always Be Listened To

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Over and over again, on various online forums, social media platforms, and in the local gun shops. We hear people constantly say, "If company...

Old School Cool: Smith & Wesson’s Model 645 and 745 Second Generation .45 Autos

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Believe it or not, back in the day Smith & Wesson made guns that weren't 1911s or striker fired M&Ps. Big Blue was actually...

A History of Gun Regulations in the U.S. (Infographic)

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Bear Creek Arsenal has created another cool infographic (Hunt With The Perfect Cartridge infographic HERE), this time detailing some of the more notable firearm...

The Taurus PT-92AF Is Not Obscure, But I Sure Desired It Anyway

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In 1974, the Ministério da Defesa Brasileiro (Brazilian Ministry of Defense) awarded Fabbrica d'Armi Pietro Beretta the contract for their new 9x19mm service pistol,...
HK VP70Z 9mm pistol

Obscure Object of Desire: HK VP70Z Pistol

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The Heckler & Koch GmbH Volkspistole Modell 1970 Zivil, otherwise known as the VP70Z was the firearms industry's first commercially mass produced polymer framed...

Obscure Object of Desire: Something Extremely Ugly, Cheaply Made and Very Expensive

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This came across my desk courtesy of Red Hills Arms of Tallahassee. They are a fantastic family owned gun shop with a great selection...
tanfoglio mossad pistol

Obscure Object of Desire: Tanfoglio MOSSAD Pistol

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I truly do not understand how so many members of my tribe – that is to say, Jewish folk – can say and mean...

Gun Review: Taylor’s and Company 1858 Remington Conversion Revolver

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Remington’s Model 1858 revolver was the primary competitor to the Colt revolver for several decades and a famous and worthwhile handgun in its own...
Cobray Pocket Pal Pistol

Obscure Object of Desire: Cobray Pocket Pal .22 LR/.380 ACP Revolver

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  By Jeremy S. Cobray Company, best known for manufacturing versions of the MAC series of pistols and the infamous Street Sweeper back in the 70’s...

Obscure Object Of Desire: 1954 Irish Contract Lee-Enfield Mk2 Rifle

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By Chris Dumm I know what you're thinking: Lee-Enfields are about as obscure as Ford Escorts. The Brits made 17 million of them. Between 1895...
Stechking automatic pistol

Obscure Object of Desire: The Soviet Stechkin Machine Pistol

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Developed in 1949, the Stechkin is a select-fire, straight blowback pistol chambered in 9x18mm that's capable of firing 750 rounds per minute accurately out...