EMF Celebrates 65Th Anniversary

News Brief: EMF Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Early and Modern Firearms, a manufacturer of replica Western and Civil War era firearms, is celebrating its 65th anniversary in business.

I Have This Old Gun: Remington 1875 Improved Army Revolver

It probably wasn’t the kind of endorsement that E. Remington & Sons would have preferred, but when outlaw Frank James surrendered to the governor of Missouri on Oct. 5, 1882, and handed over his 1875 Remington, he proclaimed, “the Remington is the hardest and surest shooting pistol made.”

M1 Garand Rebuilds: History & Markings

Collectors today often look down their noses at “rebuilt” M1 Garands, but hundreds of thousands of M1s had their useful lives extended through the efforts and dedication of skilled ordnance personnel.

This Old Gun: Colt Second Generation New Frontier

During the early 20th century, to improve upon the rare pre-war Colt Flattop Target Model P, the late Elmer Keith spent a lot of time and money tricking out Single Action Army (SAA) revolvers with adjustable sights.

The .44 Special: History & Performance

Here we take a look back at the history of the .44 Smith & Wesson Special cartridge along with its ballistic capabilities.

This Old Gun: Ruger Single-Six

The Ruger Single-Six came along at the height of popularity for all things Western in the 1950s, and it continues to sell today.

New for 2020: Cimarron Firearms Plinkerton

Designed for rimfire fans and first-time shooters, the Cimarron Firearms Plinkerton is an affordable, easy-to-shoot revolver in a classic design.

An Old Colt Reborn: Bringing a Single-Action Army Back to Life

This tired, worn-out Colt Single Action Army received a new lease on life, thanks to the efforts of Wiley Clapp and a team of talented gunsmiths.

This Old Gun: Great Western 'The Deputy' Revolver

Colt’s 1949 announcement to discontinue its Single Action Army (SAA) inspired a few entrepreneurial individuals to fill the void left by the Peacemaker’s departure.

Wiley Clapp: Guns They Oughta Make—5-inch S&W Model 686

There is a S&W revolver that I regard highly and would like to see a variation thereof.

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