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7.62 NATO and .308 Win.: History & Performance

Developed after the end of World War II off of the .30-'06 Sprg. cartridge, the 7.62x51 mm NATO and .308 Win. have and continue to dominate the centerfire rifle cartridge markets. 

I Have This Old Gun: Colt 'Baby Dragoon' 1848 Pocket Pistol

In the mid-19th century—just as in today’s world—citizens were clamoring for a concealable, reliable and affordable handgun. Ironically, inspired by the acceptance of his massive .44-cal. 1847 Walker and First Model 1848 Dragoon, the enterprising Sam Colt sensed an opportunity.

New For 2022: 30 Super Carry

Federal Premium announced the launch of 30 Super Carry, an all-new cartridge designed specifically for personal defense.

Loading Bench: 6.5x55 mm Swedish

The 6.5x55 mm Swedish is an age-old cartridge, drafted for military duty by Sweden and Norway in 1894. The 6.5 mm Swede has also been rejuvenated in recent years due to interest in a host of popular new 6.5 mm cartridges and the stream of new bullets, initially intended for those cartridges, that make the now-classic Swede an even better target and hunting cartridge.

New For 2022: Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP in .45 ACP

Springfield Armory expanded its XD-M Elite lineup with a .45 ACP-chambered model that's ready for a mounted red-dot optic.

The Mossberg Model 500: History & Disassembly

First designed and marketed in 1962, Mossberg’s Model 500 pump-action shotgun is a popular arm, due no doubt to its well-balanced combination of affordability and quality.

Rifleman Q&A: Reloading Issues With Expander Plug

Read this 'Questions & Answers' column from the American Rifleman archives for handloading techniques for wildcat sizing cartridge sizing.

Review: Staccato 2011 P

The M1911 is now well into its second century of production, though many features of the design have been contemporized, including 9 mm Luger variants with double-stack magazine such as the Staccato 2011 P tested here, which is one of five M1911-style models made by Texas-based Staccato, the successor to STI International.

5 Tips For Better Handloads

Although people get into handloading for many different reasons, the most common one is to save money. Here are five recommendations on how to save when developing loads.

Rangemaster Shotgun Training With The Benelli M4

Of all the options for home-defense arms, the shotgun has long been a staple for such scenarios, as explored here with Benelli's semi-automatic, 12-ga. M4 shotgun set up according to the teachings of Tom Givens of Rangemaster Firearms Training.

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