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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...

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What A Rimfire!

What A Rimfire!

GSG/ATI’s Sturmgewehr 44 .22 Long Rifle. In the spring of 1943, 2,000...

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Remington’s Versatile Manufact...

Remington’s Versatile Manufacturing

The Berthier and Rolling Block WWI 8mm Lebels span the designs of 19th and...

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Sir Charles Ross And His Straight Pu...

Sir Charles Ross And His Straight Pulls

Canada entered WWI with a unique rifle, but it didn’t last. Few military...

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The Rare And Remarkable Bannermans

The Rare And Remarkable Bannermans

These strange conglomerations of parts are perhaps the first platypus...

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What A Racquet!

What A Racquet!

Britain’s grenade launching SMLE is the perfect launcher for long-range...

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The First Surplus American Arm?

The First Surplus American Arm?

The National Guard’s First Firearm Was A Matchlock Stepping just inside the...

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Surplus Locker

Surplus Locker

CIA’s C93 What are the most widely distributed, automatic, small arms...

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Some Good And Beautiful Some Good An...

Some Good And Beautiful Some Good And Ugly

All Are Memorable Milsurps. After you’ve handled and studied scores of...

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Swiss Tac

Swiss Tac

The SIG551-A1 Carbine The Swiss are a shooting culture, and as much as we have...

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The Elusive Madsen

The Elusive Madsen

One Of The Last Of The Military Bolt-Actions Rifles One of the most...

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Japan’s Type 30 Rifle

Japan’s Type 30 Rifle

One of the many 6.5mm smallbores adopted worldwide at the end of the 19th...

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The Revolutionary Lebel

The Revolutionary Lebel

The world’s first smokeless powder arm. One of the most revolutionary...

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The Siamese Mauser

The Siamese Mauser

This Japanese-Built Rifle Is One Of The Stronger Military Bolt Actions Ever...

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Milsurp Miscellany

Milsurp Miscellany

The military surplus world is so diverse that some valuable pieces of...

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The Elegant .310 Martini Cadet

The Elegant .310 Martini Cadet

The milsurp stream is full of stylish military single shots, but no model...

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The C39 7.62x39mm

The C39 7.62x39mm

Century’s Intriguing AK Pistol When it comes to Kalashnikov variants,...

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Civil War Mainstay

Civil War Mainstay

The .577- And .58-Caliber Rifled Musket—Or Was It? Suppose you went marching...