A Look Back at the Smith & Wesson Model 29
Few handguns have reached the iconic status of the Smith & Wesson Model 29. Its power, history and Hollywood appeal continue to inspire today’s shooters.
Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action First Model
The Smith & Wesson Double Action First Model revolver was not one of the more popular products, but is now sought out by collectors.
Ruger's Light Weight Single-Six
Using investment castings, Ruger was able to keep costs low for the Single-Six Light Weight, and he made use of new materials, such as aluminum.
Eager to free themselves from foreign dependence, China’s arsenals looked for any advantage for its industrial revolution—and found it in the Mauser C96 Broomhandle.
Colt's New Model Holster Pistol in the Civil War
The revolver known as the Model 1860 Colt debuted on the eve of the Civil War. Used by both sides, the cap-and-ball .44’s first deliveries were to the South.
Guns of the "Banana Wars" Part Two
Using a variety of rifles, handguns and machine guns, U.S. Marines fought in the Caribbean and Central America in a conflict known as the Banana Wars.
U.S. Model 1816 Flintlock Pistol
After the Revolutionary War, the U.S. starting building its own military arms, including the 1816 Flintlock pistol that even saw service into the Civil War.
Guns of the "Banana Wars" Part One
The Marine Corps fought a series of small actions in the Caribbean and Central America called the “Banana Wars,” with fierce battles few know about today.
Wartime Browning Hi-Power
The Browning Hi-Power was developed as a post-World War I French replacement pistol. It was used by both sides in World War II. (11/19/2012)
A Look Back at the Smith & Wesson K-22
Shooters have always liked high-quality .22s, which is probably why the Smith & Wesson K-22 is such a highly sought after collector’s item. (11/13/2012)
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