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A Short Affair

A Short Affair

The .22 Short 1890 Winchester “Gallery Gun” Is Still A Blast. My first...

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The Elegant Sharps Borchardt

The Swan Song Of The Sharps Rifle Co. Was Perhaps The Best Single-Shot Rifle...

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Whispers Of Mossad

Whispers Of Mossad

CIA Imports A Mysterious Beretta Model 71. There’s a distinct romantic side...

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AMT Automag II

AMT Automag II

The First Successful Self-Loading Pistol In .22 WMR Is Still A Peach. Harry W....

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Henry Deringer’s Pocket Pistol

Henry Deringer’s Pocket Pistol

And The Cartridge Versions Born From The Concept. My great uncle, the late...

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The Awesome LeMat

The Awesome LeMat

This Was One Hard-Hitting Civil War Pistol. The LeMat “Grape Shot...

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Poland’s Premier Pistol

Poland’s Premier Pistol

A Browning Influence, Combined With Several Innovative Features, Made The...

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Emergency Stopgap

Emergency Stopgap

Italy’s Vetterli M70/87/15. Some milsurps are simply more intrinsically...

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The IWI Tavor 5.56x45mm

The IWI Tavor 5.56x45mm

The world Is Going To The Pups—Bullpups That Is. The short, compact bullpup...

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The Intriguing Starr Double Action

The Intriguing Starr Double Action

This Unique Revolver Was The Third Most Issued Revolver By The Union Army In...

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Bolt-Action Rifle With A Lever

Bolt-Action Rifle With A Lever

The Winchester Model 88. Lever action fans are a conservative lot. Departing...

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Remington Models 14 & 14-1/2

Remington Models 14 & 14-1/2

These Pedersen-Designed Slide-Action Rifles Were Very Popular With Hunters For...

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Chinese Again

Chinese Again

Century International Arms Offers The Rare Type 53 Mosin-Nagant 7.62x54R...

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The Duelers

The Duelers

This ancient form of settling differences lead to the modern-day use of the...

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Mauser’s Classic Sporters

Mauser’s Classic Sporters

The Iconic Battlefield Workhorse Was Also A Beautiful, Functional...

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Holt Meets The Garand

Holt Meets The Garand

Early Memories Of An Iconic American Arm. We trained with M1 Garands, BARs,...

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Mr. Smith Goes To War

Mr. Smith Goes To War

The Union Supplied A Variety Of Cartridge-Firing Cavalry Carbines And The...

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Simonov’s SKS-45 Carbine

Simonov’s SKS-45 Carbine

This rugged, reliable, inexpensive rifle filled a gap and proved a...

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The Militia Act Of 1792

The Militia Act Of 1792

The New England Flintlock Militia Musket Armed State Militias In The...

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Love Those Blunderbusses!

Love Those Blunderbusses!

Perhaps the most iconic of firearms. The Germans named it the...