Category Archives: Surplus Classic And Tactical Firearms

A Concept Refined

Ruger’s Gunsite Scout Does A Bang-Up Job Of Realizing Cooper’s Original Vision Of A “General-Purpose Rifle.” The Scout rifle concept

The Star Wars Shotgun

The UTS-15 Redfines “Tactical Smoothbore” There’s a whiff of buckshot embedded in the American DNA. We love our combat smoothbores.

Smallbore Wonder

The Iconic 1903 Mannlicher-Schoenauer in 6.5×54. If there ever was an “iconic” firearm with an international following reading like a

An Elegant Team

Remington’s Model 25 And The .25-20 WCF. Before the .22 Hornet or .218 Bee, Winchester’s .25-20 Winchester Center Fire was

A Short Affair

The .22 Short 1890 Winchester “Gallery Gun” Is Still A Blast. My first introduction to firearms was at the Shooting

Whispers Of Mossad

CIA Imports A Mysterious Beretta Model 71. There’s a distinct romantic side to collecting milsurps. Century International Arms’ current cache

AMT Automag II

The First Successful Self-Loading Pistol In .22 WMR Is Still A Peach. Harry W. Sanford was one of those bigger-than-life

The Awesome LeMat

This Was One Hard-Hitting Civil War Pistol. The LeMat “Grape Shot Revolver” stands out as the most remarkable handgun of