Colt Single Action Army revolver

Gun Review: Colt Single Action Army Revolver in .45 Colt

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By Virgil Caldwell Colt enjoys perhaps the greatest name recognition of any gun maker. Iconic handguns and the uses they have been put to in...
AMT Backup 380

Obscure Object of Desire: AMT Backup 380 Semi-Automatic Pistol

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Way back when the ultra-small handgun market seemed to be dominated by the J-frame revolver. The small .380 semi-automatic seemed to barely be a...
Karabiner 98k Mauser

An Old Battle Rifle Rides Again: Faithfully Restoring a Karabiner 98k Mauser

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Because of my involvement in the Civilian Marksmanship Program sports and similar hobbies surrounding old military rifles, I often find myself in an ethical...

What’s So Special About .38 Special?

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David Tong writes The “thirty-eight-special,” was a simple lengthening of the .38 Long Colt round that had proved so inadequate against the Moro warriors...
Union Switch and Signal M1911A1

My Grandfather’s 1943 Union Switch & Signal M1911A1

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Within two months of his eighteenth birthday, my grandpa left the Bronx, New York and was inducted into the Army of the United States....

Silent Guns of the US Office of Strategic Services

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I'm thrilled to be the bearer of some very cool news: beginning in the next couple of weeks, the good folks over at Spycraft101...

The Clandestine Operative’s Sidearm of Choice: The High Standard Model HD MS Pistol

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By Justin Black of Spycraft101 Among intelligence agencies and clandestine organizations, the High Standard Model HD Military Silencer (MS) is the standard for suppressed pistols...
founders repeating rifles assault rifle

As a Matter of Fact, the Founding Fathers Did Know About Repeating Rifles

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Gun control advocates love to claim that the Founding Fathers couldn’t possibly have conceived of repeating rifles when they drafted the Second Amendment to...
.32 ACP pocket pistols

I Love .32 ACP Pistols, But Is That Enough Any More?

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By Dan Baum When I can add to my collection of pre-1930 pistols for $350 or less on Gunbroker, I do so, and I've assembled...

Obscure Object of Desire: Remington Model 241 Speedmaster .22 Rifle

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Whenever I handle an old gun -- and I mean an old gun -- I wonder what firearms I’ll leave to my kids and...

Vintage Gun Review: Savage Enfield No.4 MK1*

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There are few guns that capture the imagination like those from World War II. I got into shooting because of my interest in these...
cobray M11/9 pistol

Obscure Object of Desire: Cobray M11/9 Pistol

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Spoiler alert, this isn't a good gun. It's not a useful gun. Hell, it's not even really that historic. The Cobray M11/9 could best...