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Bullet Basics

Bullet Basics

Defining The Myriad Uses, Shapes And Styles Of Projectiles. Last year I wrote a column titled, “They Aren’t Bullets” concerning how our idiotic news media is forever referring to loaded ammunition as bullets. It is not—bullets are simply projectiles. Also they are not “heads” as is done on some Internet auction sites. They are bullets. There exists a vast array of...

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“The Finest Revolver Ever Made…”

“The Finest Revolver  Ever Made…”

S&W’s Triple Lock Combined Many “Firsts” In Less Than A Decade Of Production. “In 1907 Smith & Wesson brought out the Triple Lock, perhaps the finest revolver ever manufactured anywhere, at any time. Today no example of finer revolver making is to be had.” Those words are found in the classic Sixguns written by the great Elmer Keith, who for many years served...

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Little Things Count

Little Things Count

Notes on a Yearly Pilgrimage. When it comes to things going bang, the SHOT...

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EXCLUSIVE: Stranger Than Fiction

It’s one of those bizarre stories that drops the jaws of those of us jaded...

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Exclusive: Uniform Notes: Bavarian W...

Exclusive: Uniform Notes: Bavarian Winter Warrior 1917

Private Mueller of the Landwehr pressed the release button inside the...

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AR Muscle

AR Muscle

Ruger Powers Up With The SR-762 In .308/7.62 NATO. Just a few years ago I...

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Reloading Cast Bullets For The .45 A...

Reloading Cast Bullets For The .45 ACP

Tips And Tricks For Better Handload Performance. In test-firing the newly...

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A Little Tough Love

A Little Tough Love

Tops Baja 3.0 Fixed Blade—Big-Knife Features In A Small Package. Several of...

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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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Keepers: Part 2

Keepers: Part 2

Part II: The handguns. A few months back I wrote this column about the two...