• Stoeger STR-9

    A good defensive handgun almost anyone could afford and the idea caught fire within Stoeger. The result was the initial STR-9 in 2019.

  • 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.

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SPYPOINT Flex-M Trail Camera

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

Springfield Armory M1A 50th Anniversary Rifle

Springfield Armory Limited-Edition M1A 50th Anniversary Rifle

Celebrating half a century of crafting the iconic M1A,...

Springfield Armory Long-Action Model 2020 Waypoint Rifles

Springfield Armory Long-Action Model 2020 Waypoint Rifles

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

Sawyer Gravity System Water Filter

It’s funny — I haven’t bought a water filter in over a decade and suddenly I’ve got three new ones sitting around.
Read Full Article Brent Wheat
If Only I Were Wealthy

A couple of weeks ago, one of my social media pals asked me what it was like testing guns and what gun writers did with them afterward.
Read Full Article Dave Workman
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The NRA: Not Relevant Anymore

While Tom McHale took some well-deserved and long-overdue time off, Brent Wheat and Roy Huntington made the trek to Dallas for the 2024 NRA Annual Meeting....
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Home Project: Rust Bluing

In this age of black modern sporting rifles, bluing as a firearm finish seems to have gone out of style. As guns change, so do gun finishes. Bluing and...
Read Full Article Frank Jardim
A Prince, A Pauper & Some Good Luck

The sable is known as “the prince of Africa” for its majestic beauty. It’s a perfect moniker too. With sweeping, ringed horns, black saddle and...
Read Full Article Jeff "Tank" Hoover
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...
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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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Henry .45-70 Side Gate...

“That’s the stuff dreams are made of,” John Wayne whispered softly inside my cranium.
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Win The battle Of The Bulge

Wild birds live in rugged areas and we go there for lots of flushes or knots of geese double-clucking their way into a field.
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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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Umarex Origin .22 Air...

Pre-charged Pneumatic (PCP) rifles are the Ferarri Enzo of the air rifle world. What’s not to love?
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DIY heavy hitters for your...

I could happily end my shooting days with the .45 Colt cartridge and never feel cheated. With handloads, the .45 Colt offers a versatility many cartridges lack.
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Diddy Didn't Do...

The murder of President John F. Kennedy has been called "The Mother of All Conspiracy Theories." Who did it and why? While Diddy most certainly didn't do...
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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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