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A Little Piece of History: My 1924 Colt Police Positive

Though it didn't cost much, this circa-1924 Colt Police Positive gave one of our contributors a chance to experience a small piece of the past.

Review: Ford's Custom Guns Refinishing and Laser Engraving

In this review, we take a look at some the refinishing and laser engraving options from Ford's Custom Gun Refinishing and Laser Engraving based in Crystal River, Fla.

The Keefe Report: Gun Show Gleaning—Bargains & Bigfoot

You have to know your consumers, because, in the end, they will determine success or failure.

Sheriff's Tips: The Fitz Special—A Defense Gun from Yesteryear

Fitz carried one pair, or the other, every day for his own personal defense, and many other shooters decided to have their defensive revolvers modified in the same manner.

A Look Back at the Colt Police Positive

Colt’s D-frame revolver was one of the most popular revolvers during the last century.

What's It Worth? Colt Police Positive Special

Find out what this 1923 Colt Police Positive Special in NRA Excellent (Modern Gun Standards) condition is worth.

An Extraordinary Achievement: The First Handgun-Mounted Light?

Today we take powerful tactical flashlights and gun-mounted “weaponlights” for granted, but where did they begin? First, you needed the flashlight, followed by a way to mount it to a gun. Oh, and then it had to work.

"Bring Enough Gun" A History of the FBI's Long Arms

The sight of a G-Man with a Thompson is one of the most iconic images of the FBI. But the Bureau has issued its agents many other long guns, ranging from pump-action Remingtons to Rock River M4s.

The Rough Riders’ Potato Digger

“Roosevelt’s Rough Riders” took two Colt-Browning machine guns to Cuba in 1898. One is now on display at the National Firearms Museum.

The Fitz Special

Some of the ideas that J. Henry FitzGerald applied to revolvers might be imprudent today, but “Fitz” Specials paved the way for the modern snubnose.

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