• The Marlin 336

    Marlin rifles were one of the biggest names in the U.S. firearms industry since its founding in 1870 by John Mahlon Marlin. The company didn’t necessarily produce...

  • The Glock 44

    Since the 1983 debut of the G17, GLOCK has sold 18 million auto pistols, all centerfires. Now, with the G44, they have finally brought out a factory .22.

  • Daniel Defense Delta 5

    The Delta 5 is the first bolt action produced by uber black-rifle builder Daniel Defense and was formally introduced to a select group of gun writers

  • Taurus TX 200 Competition

    At risk of offending the kind folks from Taurus, I don’t see the TaurusTX 22 as a competition-specific pistol at all.

  • The Hellion

    With the classic AR-style and design seeming to be the benchmark of a defensive rifle today, why try to gain market share with a design apparently at odds with what’s popular...

Spypoint Flex-M cellular Trail Camera mounted on tree

SPYPOINT Flex-M Trail Camera

With a variety of advanced features, SPYPOINT's FLEX-M...

Springfield Armory Long-Action Model 2020 Waypoint Rifles

Springfield Armory Long-Action Model 2020 Waypoint Rifles

Precision manufactured in the USA, Springfield Armory's...

Springfield Armory SA-16A2 in 5.56mm

Springfield Armory SA-16A2 5.56mm

Inspired by the M16A2 rifle — one of the most capable...

Spyderco Smock

Like a fine wine, Spyderco’s Smock folder has improved with age. Designed by custom knifemaker Kevin Smock, it’s a production send-up of the...
Read Full Article Pat Covert
Pyrotechnic Plunger Project

Did you know a deftly wielded Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank (PIAT) bomb — a not-well-regarded British anti-tank weapon — actually saved the D-Day invasion?
Read Full Article Will Dabbs, MD
This Deputy Ready For Danger And Fun

The Taurus Deputy has all of the features of a gun designed for fun afternoons at the range, combined with real world capabilities for a working gun.
Read Full Article Lindsey Bertomen
Walther PPK

In the 1950s and 1960s, Colt’s Single Action Army owed a considerable debt for its rebirth in popularity to a gallery of small-screen Western heroes,...
Read Full Article Payton Miller
You never know who you’ll run into at SHOT. Outside the Convention Center, waiting for a ride, Brent ran into famed gunfighter Jim Cirillo.
Dispatches From The 1998 SHOT Show

Feeling nostalgic, GUNS Magazine Editor Brent What takes a stroll down memory lane and shares a newspaper column about his first experience visiting SHOT...
Read Full Article Brent Wheat
Book: When Violence is the Answer

The book When Violence Is The Answer — Learning How to Do What It Takes When Your Life Is At Stake by Tim Larkin has been out for several years but just...
Read Full Article Brent Wheat
Besides hunters, clay target shooters can benefit from the easy-to-see front sight. The self-luminescent technology makes the sight literally glow in lower light conditions.
A DIY Shotgun Bead That Will...

Fast, highly visible, easy to install yourself, and as unbreakable as a politician’s ego, the XS Sights Universal Standard Dot Shotgun Vent Rib can help...
Read Full Article Brent Wheat
Black Powder .44s With Conical Bullets

By 1850, Colt had the .44 Dragoon, the .31 Pocket Pistols and the 1851 Navy .36. The Dragoons were too large and heavy for most to consider carrying on the...
Read Full Article John Taffin
The Barnett King Rat Havoc Slingshot

The humble slingshot is the ideal packable tool for survival and subsistence. It doesn’t require expensive ammunition and can, in a pinch, even shoot...
Read Full Article Will Dabbs, MD
Streamlight TLR-6 HL G Rechargeable...

There are plenty of light/laser options for the popular Smith & Wesson Shield Series but Streamlight just upped the ante with the new TLR-6 HL G.
Read Full Article Brent Wheat

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Handguns, Rifles & Shotguns

Nighthawk GRP & 30 Super Carry

Formed almost 20 years ago by four people with a passion for quality and distinction, NHC has grown into a cadre of some 80-odd people dedicated to one...
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Marlin’s Triple-Four

The lure of the lever gun is a contagious one. Once bitten, the symptoms rapidly progress. Cures include names like Marlin, Winchester, or Rossi.
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Double Ought!

Taylor’s & Co. imports the Pedersoli “Wyatt Earp” double-barrel sawed-off shotgun emblazoned with Wyatt’s name (or not, depending on your preference).
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Packing A Lightweight...

If the eyes are the windows of our very soul, the gun we carry is an extension of our defensive cognition.
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How to Upgrade Your Ruger...

We all love our Rugers, no matter the model we have. They’re a true value, being ruggedly and strongly built.
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Stances and Evolution

It’s a running joke among gun writers that if you cannot think of something original, write an X versus Y article. It’s like 9mm vs. .45ACP or even...
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Snubbies Are Stupid!

The keyboard warriors on social media and discussion forums frequently claim, "Snubbies are stupid!" But if they were, why do so many well-known...
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Too Hot To Carry!

It's summertime, and the living is easy ... unless you're carrying a gun! In this episode, American Handgunner Editor Tom McHale shares tips on how to make...
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eBikes: Old Fat...

In this episode, Brent and Roy talk about eBikes and how the newfangled velocipedes can make both recreation and work less ... work.
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