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The Guns of U.S. Presidents

It wasn’t that long ago when firearms were not only welcome in the executive mansion, but at least eight of our Chief Executives were proud of their NRA Life member status.

Dangerous Tracking

So you want to be Kim K popular among gunnies in social media. Be forewarned: There’s this free app that can track all your firing-line selfies, provide criminals your exact location, and even issue alerts when you’re getting too close to the perp.

Remembering the Men and Guns of the Battle of the Bulge

Seventy years ago this month, the "Battle of the Bulge"-Hitler's last attempt to throw back the Allies-was being bitterly fought in the towns, forests and countryside of Belgium and Luxembourg, and, remarkably, many of the guns used in the battle still remain.

Options for Safe Gun Storage

From simple trigger locks to instantly accessible lock-boxes to safes that literally weigh a ton, safe gun storage options abound. Here’s how to find out which one is right for you.

GSG Schmeisser StG 44 .22 Long Rifle Semi Auto

Enjoy some affordable plinking with this .22 replica of the famous German “Storm Rifle” of World War II.

Gun Book Collecting

I can’t collect handguns because I can’t afford it. You have to accept the difference between an organized collection of specimens of a particular make or model, and an accumulation of different handguns that fill specific needs in your shooting life or were priced right when you thought they were really neat.

Buying a Gun Safe

The purchase of a safe is an important investment for protecting both firearms and other valuables.

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.

Safe Gun Storage Options

Here are some of the best options for storing and transporting firearms.

Smile When You Buy That Glock, Maggot

Celebrity endorsements are commonly used to sell everything from wristwatches to coffee pots, but for a variety of reasons (which I’ll discuss in a moment) famous faces rarely appear in promotional roles in the gun industry. A notable exception is R. Lee Ermey, the hard-bitten drill instructor from Full Metal Jacket better known to all of us as "The Gunny."

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