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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.

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Mark Hampton, Writer and Handgun Hunter, Passes Away

Mark Hampton, world-famous handgun hunter, author of the...

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Armasight Jockey Series Thermal Clip-on Optic

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


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Someday Soon

It seems the older you get, the more time has a way of getting away from us. The fragments slip from our grasp like a tiny ejector spring leaping into the...
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The Henry Long Ranger

My best friend has stopped competing in cowboy-action shooting and has almost given up on hunting. Why? Physical disabilities are the root cause.
Read Full Article Alan Garbers
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Mythbusters: 5 Falsehoods About...

By providing a factual understanding of the technical details behind how Binary triggers actually work, let’s clear up a few of the most commonly heard myths.
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The Power Of The Dog

He entered the world on March 17, and eight weeks later, he entered our family as the liveliest, most loving little mutt one might imagine. My younger son...
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Size Matters: Science Says So

Is there an association between penis size and gun ownership? A team of researchers put the “psychosexual theory of gun ownership” to the test, and the...
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Military Rifle Stock Restoration

As a collector/shooter of military arms, I’ve “restored” a lot of marginal rifle stocks for my range guns. I put “restored” in quotes because the...
Read Full Article Frank Jardim
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...
Read Full Article Pat Covert
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?
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TMT Tactical Glock Makeover

It’s been said — and even sung — “Everything old is new again.” In this issue we’re taking the sentiment to a new level with an old gun given a...
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When the term “AR-15” comes up, most folks tend to think of the 5.56mm/.223 Remington cartridge. Fact is the first rifle of this genre invented by...
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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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Casting Revolver Bullets

I cast competition-quality BPCR rifle bullets and have more than a few trophies to show for it. If one of my big .40 or .45 caliber bullets drops from its...
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ESEE Xancudo

Rarely are fixed-blade knives made specifically for mountain or rock climbers so the ESEE Xancudo Carabiner will delight a decent chunk of the outdoor...
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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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A Tribute To...

Longtime GUNS Magazine and American Handgunner contributor Mike Venturino passed away on June 9, 2024. In this special tribute episode, Roy Huntington and...
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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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You Asked, We...

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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