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A Look Back at the Mauser Model 1898 Rifle

A Look Back at the Mauser Model 1898 Rifle

The vast majority of bolt-action rifles on the market today can trace much of their...

Shooting Granddad’s Rifle: Reloading “Big Bore” Rimfires

You can learn a lot about your family history through “gun genealogy”—the firearms your ancestors...
I Have This Old Gun: Ruger 44 Carbine

I Have This Old Gun: Ruger 44 Carbine

No, it’s not a 10/22. It’s a 44 Carbine, the design that fathered not only...
Trapdoors and Levers: Rethinking the Custer Era

Trapdoors and Levers: Rethinking the Custer Era

It is hard not appreciate the ballistic science that went into making the Springfield it...
The 136th NRA/N-SSA National Civil War Championship

The 136th NRA/N-SSA National Civil War Championship

The NRA affiliated North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) held its 136th National Competition at Ft. Shenandoah...
Machine Guns Take Flight During The Great War

Machine Guns Take Flight During The Great War

Man had barely learned to fly when he decided to both fly and fight. With...
Machine Guns of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I

Machine Guns of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I

Here are a few of the machine guns in use by the American Expeditionary Forces...

The Keefe Report: Heckler & Koch's MP5K—Operational Briefcase

One of the most interesting takes on personal and VIP protection was the Heckler &...
“Grim Reapers”: The Machine Guns of World War I

“Grim Reapers”: The Machine Guns of World War I

A century ago, Americans of the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France and began filtering...
Snapshot: Making Brass For The Brass

Snapshot: Making Brass For The Brass

There was considerable Congressional scrutiny when it came to the adoption of the Model of...
Cimarron’s Two-Gun Tribute to the Texas Rangers

Cimarron’s Two-Gun Tribute to the Texas Rangers

Two of Cimarron’s newest replica 19th century guns pay homage to the Texas Rangers—not only...
Mr. Browning’s Gun: The U.S. Model of 1917 Browning Machine Gun

Mr. Browning’s Gun: The U.S. Model of 1917 Browning Machine Gun

A century ago, as the United States prepared to enter the Great War, John Moses...

Video—The Men and Guns of The Vietnam War, Part 3

In this third and final episode in the series, Major John L. Plaster, one of...

Video—The Men and Guns of The Vietnam War, Part 2

In Part 2 of "The Men and Guns of Vietnam,” American Rifleman Television examines the...

Video—The Men and Guns of the Vietnam War, Part 1

The U.S. M16 is the iconic American firearm of the war in Vietnam. From a...
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