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From Turkey, For Dove

From Turkey,  For Dove

Stevens’ 555 20-Gauge Import Proves Itself A Sleek, Lightweight Upland O/U. To those who can remember when guns were sold largely through hardware stores Sears & Roebuck and Montgomery Ward, the name, “Stevens” has a magic ring to it. Founded in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, in 1864 by Joshua Stevens, the Stevens Arms and Tool Company was, by the turn of the century,...

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Reloading The .44 Special

Reloading  The .44 Special

It May Be The Most Important HANDGUN Cartridge Of The 20th Century. When I wrote my first book, Big Bore Sixguns, I put forth the idea the .44 Special was the Cartridge of the Century—20th century of course. The .45 Colt and the .38 Special arrived in the 19th century, so the .44 Special, which arrived in late 1907, competed with the .357 Magnum (1935), .44 Magnum (1955) and .41...

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Mountain Mausers

Mountain Mausers

The G33/40 Was Intended For Specialized Troops And Is One Of The More...

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The Comfort Zone

The Comfort Zone

The 1911 Not Only Abides, It Flat-Out Thrives. So here I am in the front seat...

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Back In The Swing Of Things

Back In The Swing Of Things

When It Comes To Family Dove Hunts, Tradition Has No Limit. Hunting, at its...

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Exclusive: The Going Rate

“There are three kinds of lies,” Mark Twain wrote in his autobiography,...

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CrossBreed® Holsters Speed Loader

CrossBreed® Holsters Speed Loader

Do you carry a revolver? Then you also need to carry extra ammo! The reduced...

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Revisiting The .300 Winchester Magn...

Revisiting  The .300 Winchester Magnum

New Powders, New Bullets Abound. Editor Jeff was a little startled when...

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Pure Likeability

Pure Likeability

Some Guns Just Grow On A Fellah. What guns do you like? I don’t mean ones...

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The Straight Dope

The Straight Dope

Slick And Speedy, Straight-Pull Bolt Actions Have Had Their Share Of Bad Press...

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DS Arms RPD

DS Arms RPD

A Semi-Auto Belt-Fed Machine Gun? It’s a safe bet that some inexorable force...

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Upscale Black Lightning

Upscale Black Lightning

Michell’s .22 WMR Carbine Easily Lends Itself To Accessorizing. A couple...