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I Have This Old Gun: Allen "Dragoon" Pepperbox

I Have This Old Gun: Allen "Dragoon" Pepperbox

Massachusetts gunmaker Ethan Allen had a long and illustrious career, manufacturing many types of arms...
Remember Pearl Harbor: The Men and the Guns

Remember Pearl Harbor: The Men and the Guns

On Dec. 7, 1941, a “date which will live in infamy,” Americans fought back against...
A Look Back at the Colt Single Action Army

A Look Back at the Colt Single Action Army

Whether a rusty relic or pristine safe queen the SAA carries with it an elegance...
Tested: IFG Howdah 45/410 Double-Barrel Pistol

Tested: IFG Howdah 45/410 Double-Barrel Pistol

Old World craftsmanship meets New World regulations in this unique interpretation of the Ithaca Auto...
Salute to the Military Tribute Pistol

Salute to the Military Tribute Pistol

America Remembers has announced the Salute to the Military Tribute Pistol, built on a working...
Rifleman Q&A: Is My KBI Makarov Rare?

Rifleman Q&A: Is My KBI Makarov Rare?

A reader has a question about a Makarov he purchased about 15 years ago.
I Have This Old Gun: Mauser 1934 Pocket Model Pistol

I Have This Old Gun: Mauser 1934 Pocket Model Pistol

Like so many firearms, the 1934 Pocket Model pistol had something of a past. In...
Rifleman Q&A: Pinfire Firing System Explanation

Rifleman Q&A: Pinfire Firing System Explanation

A reader inquires about a handgun given to his father from a returning soldier some...
Tet 50th Anniversary Tribute Pistol

Tet 50th Anniversary Tribute Pistol

In honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive and all Americans who...
Handgun Hard Choices: Colt M1911 or S&W M1917?

Handgun Hard Choices: Colt M1911 or S&W M1917?

The armorer offers you a Colt Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911 or a Smith &...
A Look Back at the Remington XP-100 Pistol

A Look Back at the Remington XP-100 Pistol

Big Green’s futuristic pistol ushered in the exotic single-shot hunting pistols 53 years ago.
I Have This Old Gun: H&R Model 999 Sportsman

I Have This Old Gun: H&R Model 999 Sportsman

One of its most popular in the H&R brand was the well-made Model 999 Sportsman,...
America’s  Military Revolvers

America’s Military Revolvers

Though some fixed- cartridge revolvers were used during the American Civil War, it wasn’t until...
1916: Guns On The Border

1916: Guns On The Border

A century ago, Mexican bandits were a clear and present danger to the citizens of...
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