Gun Review: Czech Vzor 58

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The Czechoslovakian Sa Vz. 58 assault rifle has to rank high as one of the least understood and most underappreciated military rifles of the twentieth century. Case in point: for many years I thought...
Vietnam Huey Browning Hi-Power

There and Back Again – A Huey Crew Chief’s Vietnam War Browning Hi-Power

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By James "Bud" Harton Years ago, actually eons ago, I was a crew chief/door gunner on a UH-1D helicopter in Vietnam. I was assigned to an assault company and our unit was comprised of 24...

City Marshal of Ft. Worth Gunned Down

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Republished with permission from rockislandauction.blogspot.com Wild Days in Hell's Half Acre Lots of people and places of the Old West get spun into tales of "Pecos Bill" size proportions. One minute someone is a trying to...

100 Years Ago Today: World War I-Enabling Assassination

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"On 28 June 1914, Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand visited the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo," Wikipedia informs. "A group of six assassins . . . gathered on the street where the Archduke's motorcade would pass. Čabrinović...

That’s Not an Assault Rifle! THIS is an Assault Rifle.

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Rock Island Auctions has a couple of gen-u-ine German assault rifles on the block, including "the grandfather of all German assault rifles." Here's their take on these extraordinary firearms: Thanks to two studious German military collectors,...

Bespoke Beauty: Touring Holland & Holland’s London Gun Room Collection

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Oxford Circus has long been one of London's premier shopping centers, but if you start walking southwest of that extremely busy crossroads, the crowds thin and the stores become increasingly expensive. This is the...
.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 a nice, idiosyncratic collection. Margaret and I just spent four...

Incendiary Image of the Day: Arthur Bremmer’s Revolver Edition

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At one time, the Charter Arms Undercover .38 above belonged to Arthur Bremer. Wikipedia.org informs us that Bremmer was "convicted for an assassination attempt on U.S. Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace on May 15,...

Rock Island Auctions Distances Itself from James D. Julia’s “Fake” Guns

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Written by Rock Island Auctions' Joel R. Kolander: In the business of firearms auctions, it is simply an unavoidable fact of life that one is going to come across what is known as a spurious...

Question of the Day: FIVE 9mm Handguns?

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http://youtu.be/ZlyWOqsTeMM In the video above The Firearm Guy sounds a bit like Harvey Fierstein. I'm not sure what that has to do with anything, but there it is. More to the point, TFG recommends five...
Heckler & Koch HK P7 9mm pistol

The Heckler & Koch P7 is the Best Pistol Ever Made

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Many of the products you purchase were designed by engineers, but heavily tempered by the demands of the finance and marketing departments. "Make us a product that does X, but we need the total...

A Partnership for the Ages: John Moses Browning and Fabrique Nationale d’Herstal

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Mention the name “John Moses Browning” to knowledgeable American gun owners and their usual reaction is profound respect and great appreciation. This is for good reason: though he died almost 90 years ago, John...