• Ruger 10/22 Custom Competition

    With the recent launch of Ruger’s Custom Shop, we wondered what would be rolling out the door.

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    Gunsite GLOCK Service Pistol

    Gun scribes are frequently accused of exaggerating the unexceptional, overstating the obvious and generally putting lipstick on any pig that comes waddling our way.

  • Traditions Nitrofire Muzzleloader Rifle

    If you’re looking for a simple, weatherproof and impeccably accurate muzzleloader for hunting, the Traditions Nitrofire deserves your first look.

  • SSK-50 Contender

    When I first saw a Thompson/Center Contender in the mid-1970s, I knew what it was but had never seen one in the flesh.

  • Ruger 75th Anniversary

    Sturm, Ruger & Co., or as we commonly call it — “Ruger” — has a rich history, marked by innovation, quality craftsmanship and a commitment to American manufacturing....

Armasight Jockey Series Thermal Clip-on Optic

Armasight Jockey Series Thermal Clip-on Optic

Armasight's Jockey Series Thermal Clip-on Optic allows...


Passing — Contributing Editor Mike “Duke” Venturino

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Colt CBX Bolt-Action Rifles in 6.5 Creedmoor

Colt CBX Bolt-Action Rifles in 6.5 Creedmoor

Expanding its lineup, Colt has introduced the highly...

IronClad Command Tactical Pro Gloves

Ironclad Performance Wear makes quality gloves for work and sport for men and women. The 10 different styles in their tactical line, value priced from $15...
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Gerber Game Shears

The “Game Shears” segment of the overall cutlery market is a small one, but these handy game-processors are big to the sportsmen who use them. Designed...
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Scope Mounting Guide

You might as well know up front: My only qualifications for dispensing advice on affixing rifle scopes are longevity and incompetence. I’ve wed optics to...
Read Full Article Wayne van Zwoll
XS Sights Minimalist Orange Sights

Got an adjustable-sighted S&W revolver and want a heavy-duty fixed sight with a front tritium big dot sure to pop right up when you most need it?
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Shooting Urban Legends In The Foot

Ahh, the urban legend! The centerpiece of countless gun store discussions, campfire stories, bar tales and heated arguments. As a soft-brained purveyor of...
Read Full Article Brent Wheat
The Winchester Model 95

Although revered for designing such battlefield classics as the Model 1911 pistol, M1919 and M2 machine guns and the great Browning Automatic Rifle, John M....
Read Full Article Payton Miller
Teach Your Children Well

As valuable as professional firearms training can be, it has never been the mainstay of firearms instruction — that remains the purview of the family. For...
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The Wedding Present

The Senior Member was relaxing in his comfortable chair beneath the folding umbrella rigged to provide shade. He had his book; his dog was sleeping at his...
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Safeties: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

I would imagine many GUNS readers have seen the film Black Hawk Down. There’s a scene of note where Eric Bana, playing a Delta Force ass-kicker, is...
Read Full Article Clayton Walker
Guns “Safety” 102 ½

First, it became “gun safety,” and then “gun violence prevention,” followed by “gun responsibility” and more recently, “gun reform,” but it...
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Springfield Armory XD-M...

Now Springfield Armory has taken everything righteous and wholesome about the XD-M and amped it up to the next level. This new apex predator is the...
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IWI Tavor X95

The IWI (Israel Weapon Industries) Tavor X95 represents the current apex in the development of modern infantry rifles.
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Cosmi Shotgun

I’ve handled, fired and admired Cosmi shotguns up close. If you get a magnifying loupe out and go over one carefully, you won’t find a single mistake...
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Must-Have Air Accessories

One of my COVID projects was reorganizing the man cave. The process gave me a great opportunity to reminisce, tinker and appreciate the airgun gear I turn...
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The U.S. .45 SMG in WWII

By the outbreak of World War II in 1939, the concept of military submachine guns was well established in Europe if not so much in America.
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The M2 Carbine

One of World War II’s most successful infantry weapons was the U.S. Carbine Caliber .30. It was manufactured by no fewer than 10 factories to the tune of...
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Just when we thought it was safe to resume normal shooting activities, a major new ammo shortage is looming. In this episode, we discuss why it's happening...
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Catch the replay of our first-ever live Q&A. From training recommendations and whether barrel tuners work to opinions on revolvers for concealed carry, no...
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In this episode, Jennifer Lindsey from Tannerite joins host Brent T. Wheat to talk about safety and fun with their non-binary explosive target indicator.
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