At first glance, it would be easy to misconstrue this well-used first-generation Colt Single Action Army (SAA) as just another buggered-up sixgun that some early 20th century “gun nut” (as they often called themselves) experimented on.
On this week’s “Gun of the Week,” the Rock River Arms RBG-1S is a bolt-action rifle that combines some of the best components of the industry into a dedicated precision platform that is designed to excel in the long-range-shooting game.
Originally published in September 1964, this American Rifleman "Dope Bag" reviews the first generation of the now iconic 10/22 carbine. The original test gun used for the review, shown here, still exists in NRA's permanent collection.
When the automatic pistol was a fresh new concept, designers of that time faced the same problem that modern designers also face—feeding. Since the slide and breech face of a pistol are directly behind the chamber end of the barrel, the pistol magazine has to be below and behind the chamber.
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation will award a record-breaking $7.7 million in academic scholarships to more than 2,330 children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen for the 2018-19 academic year.