• Springfield Armory M1A Tanker

    Springfield Armory is a powerhouse in the contemporary American gun world. Resurrected in 1974 from the ashes of the venerable 200-year-old government armory,


    The goal was to create a pistol the size of a 7- or 8-shot super-slim pocket 9mm. Something in the S&W Shield, GLOCK 43 or Ruger LC9 category — but with the 11-shot capacity...

  • Savage Impulse Straight-Pull Rifle

    “Shoot again!” I bellowed, with no one nearby to zipper my mouth. Silence might have improved the outcome.

  • Freedom Arms Model 97

    You likely know Freedom Arms essentially single-handedly wrote the book on high quality single-action revolvers. Or perhaps I should better say, they wrote the book on the best...

  • CZ Scorpion 3+ Micro

    I defy you to pick up the CZ Scorpion 3+ Micro and not slip into a daydream of protecting a powerful dignitary with your briefcase machine pistol, or standing by ready to storm...

SK Customs limited-edition Generalissimo Jose M. Morelos Colt 1911

SK Customs Limited-Edition Generalissimo Jose M. Morelos Colt 1911

This month, SK Customs announced the release of the...

TacSol Owyhee Magnum .22 WMR Takedown Rifle

TacSol Owyhee Magnum .22 WMR Takedown Rifle

TacSol’s new, uniquely designed bolt action Owyhee...

Burris Optics Signature HD 15x56 Binoculars

Burris Optics Adds Signature HD 15x56 Binoculars

The Burris Optics Signature HD 15x56 Binoculars were...

Holosun SCS 320
Holosun SCS 320 Solar Charging Sight

The wait is over. One of the most anticipated new optics previewed at SHOT Show earlier this year — the Holoson SCS 320 — is now available.
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5.11 Rush RBD Lima 56L Duffle

I needed a discreet duffle capable of holding all the flotsam a traveling editor carries — boots, rain gear, hearing protection, external microphones and...
Read Full Article Brent Wheat
Take Your Range

About 10 bucks’ worth of PVC pipe, a couple of corner joints and two T-joints, a saw and a tape measure are all one needs to build a portable and...
Read Full Article Dave Workman
It stings: The North American Arms 22MS-TW “Wasp” hold 5 shots of .22 Magnum in a package small enough to fit in the palm of your hand — but it is ‘enough’ for self-defense?’ It depends…
The Mouse That Roars

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Percussion Part 3

In late 1846, Texas Ranger Capt. Sam Walker put Colt back in business after their bankruptcy as he ordered 1,000 “heavy” revolvers complete with several...
Read Full Article John Taffin
Trifecta Of .32-20s

Ever gotten off on the wrong foot with someone? This cliché can be attributed to me and the .32-20 cartridge. First it started in 1972 with a K-Frame S&W...
Read Full Article Mike "Duke" Venturino
Assets of CCW

Here are some thoughts for the new gun carriers and maybe a thoughtful review for the old experienced gun toters.
Read Full Article Clint Smith
Bean Counters

“Bean counters” seems to be a pejorative term in the rifle community, usually delivered with an implied sneer: “All was well with Company X until the...
Read Full Article Dave Anderson
The Mystique Of The Copper Queen

A “Copper Queen Colt”! The very name makes the pulse quicken! But what is a Copper Queen Colt and why are they so desired? The answer lies in the...
Read Full Article Alan Garbers
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Alarm in Albuquerque

What the heck is happening in Albuquerque? The Governor of New Mexico just outlawed carrying guns despite the U.S. and State Constitution, along with...
Read Full Article Brent Wheat

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Handguns, Rifles & Shotguns

Springfield Armory XD(M) 10mm

If we ignore the constraints of the physical universe, what might be the particular attributes of the ideal defensive handgun?
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Kronos Semi-Automatic Rifle

Before the emergence of numerous AR-platform hunting rifles in serious large-game calibers, the universe for semi-auto hunters was pretty small.
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The Super Vinci

The Super Vinci is the latest in a long line of Benelli semi-automatic shotguns designed around a relatively simple, lightweight and supposedly foolproof...
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Are You Worthy of a Custom...

The biggest factor to overcome when going the custom gun route is asking yourself, “Am I worthy of owning one?”
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The .308 Winchester

My all-time favorite hunting rifle has been a 1952 vintage Winchester Model 70 Featherweight chambered for a cartridge introduced that same year — the...
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Ruger Mark IV Competition...

I’ve not had a lot of experience with Ruger .22 pistols so I jumped at the chance to spend a little quality time with Ruger’s Mark IV Competition, built...
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Snake Shot...

Are snake shot cartridges useful, or are they a gimmick? Roy Huntington talks about his experiences, including his tests on the deadly potato!
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Marlin Magic

In this 200th episode, unofficial co-host Roy Huntington joins us to discuss the "new" Marlin lever-action rifles — the first since their purchase by Ruger.
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Roy Huntington joins host Brent T. Wheat to discuss whether all of our collective nostalgia regarding the local neighborhood gun store is warranted!
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