HANDGUNS

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Revolver

Ruger Old Model...

Bill Ruger’s Standard Model pistol (1949) and the Single-Six revolver (1953) pretty much set the rimfire handgun market on its ear.
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Understudy Guns

“Understudy gun” was a term first heard in these pages and is now more relevant than ever.
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Feeding Your .45...

Hands down, the .45 Colt is my favorite handgun cartridge. You know this! Sure, I love other cartridges too, fickle as I am, but .45 caliber cartridges just...
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New Products...

Northern Precision now offers Bullets for the 405 Winchester. They come in a variety of standard and custom weights. These start at 225 grains and include a...
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The Perfect...

Phil Sharpe is the main person responsible for the .357 Magnum. To come up with the .357 Magnum case, he simply lengthened the standard .38 Special from...
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Snubbies & Small...

Are you a fan of the small-frame revolver, aka "Snubby?"  If so, today's episode is for you as we talk to Roy Huntington about his love of — passion for,...
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Semi-Auto

Rock Island...

Ramping up the game with an aluminum frame! Special Assignment Editor Roy Huntington reviews Rock Island Armory's new 9mm handgun that features a...
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Handloading the...

The U.S. Military used the 1911 through two world wars and then in 1947 the Army began looking at the possibility of adopting a smaller, lighter .45 ACP pistol.
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Understudy Guns

“Understudy gun” was a term first heard in these pages and is now more relevant than ever.
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Davidson's Sam...

What exactly transforms something otherwise mundane into an objet d’art?
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cleaning
Otis...

Some take meticulous care of their firearms, others do not. Regardless of which category you fall into, all AR owners need to clean their firearm...
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Springfield XD-M Elite 3.8
Springfield Adds...

It’s been a difficult year-plus for firearm manufacturers, but that hasn't stopped Springfield Armory from introducing new models of popular firearms,...
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Rimfire Handguns

Ruger Old Model...

Bill Ruger’s Standard Model pistol (1949) and the Single-Six revolver (1953) pretty much set the rimfire handgun market on its ear.
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Rock Island...

I am not sure what passes for required reading in high schools these days, however in my time many of the classics were required reading.
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.22 Magnum For...

I’m a rootin’ tootin’ .45 shootin’ concealed carry practitioner and instructor — or, I was. For most of my years, I’ve been an adamant advocate...
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Lapua and SK...

I tend to collect rimfire ammo like John Taffin collects six shooters. In recent years I’ve enjoyed shooting .22s more and more, and love to try different...
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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.
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The Long And...

The other day I picked up one of my dad’s old cigar boxes from a shelf in my ammo closet and was surprised at how heavy it was.
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Airguns

Realistic Air...

Air guns have come a long way. Daisy, Crosman and Beeman are brands I’ve known forever and they have been joined by several other companies
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Umarex Is...

Introducing the new ReadyAir Airgun Compressor by Umarex. A newly patented oilless technology to fill up PCP reservoirs easily and quickly.
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Top 5 Articles...

Over the years we've developed a pretty good understanding of what gun reviews, industry news and old-timey stories you'd be interested in reading, but —...
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High-Tech Airgun...

“You can train at home with airguns” is one of those pithy comments passed along like the eggplant soufflé at a family reunion dinner but it’s true.
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LONE STAR SUMMIT

I’m writing this shortly after returning from the Texas Firearms Law Seminar hosted annually by the State Bar of Texas. It’s a CLE (Continuing Legal...
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"Air Defense...

The mere mention of “BB gun” inevitably conjures up the Daisy Red Rider. But let me tell you, BB guns have evolved well past this stage. Thanks to my...
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MISCELLANEOUS HANDGUNS

.375 JDJ

Thanks to stalwarts JD Jones of SSK Industries and Larry Kelly of Mag-na-port International, the 1970s were the heyday for handgun hunters, the decade being...
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Feeding Your .45...

Hands down, the .45 Colt is my favorite handgun cartridge. You know this! Sure, I love other cartridges too, fickle as I am, but .45 caliber cartridges just...
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DIY Stocks With...

The easiest and most noticeable way to change the personality of your shooter is by giving it some custom stocks.
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The Magic of a...

Since my youth spent watching TV westerns and films featuring Jimmy Stewart, John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea and Audie Murphy,
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Christensen Arms Modern Precision Pistol
Christensen Arms...

Following the release of their ultralight chassis-based Modern Precision Rifle (MPR) a few years ago, Christensen Arms is out to prove size doesn’t matter...
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Pedersoli Howdah

The breeze had stalled and the heat began to pound at the sweating men in the howdah. Their pith helmets were damp, hot and uncomfortable in the sun.
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