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Video—Dallas NRA Show: Colt Combat Unit 1911 Pistol

Colt has just updated its first pistol in its Combat Unit series known as the...

Last of Its Kind: The USMC Model 1909 Colt

How does the last military-issue .45 Colt revolver stack up today at the range? A...

Tested: Ruger 9 mm SR1911 Officer's Model

Some speculated the new pistol would be built in 45 while others assumed Ruger would...

A Look Back at the Browning High Power Pistol

When France made it known that it was seeking a military pistol like the world...

Wiley Clapp: What's All This 10 mm Business?

​Just shortly before the .40 S&W came along to better arm the nation's police, we...

Colt Announces Series 70 Competition Pistol Line

Colt's Competition Pistol Line, which originally was offered with Colt's Series 80 firing system, will...

The Keefe Report: Over There—The Guns of the Doughboys

A century ago today, United States of America was no longer sitting on the sidelines....

Tested: Mech Tech Carbine Conversion Unit

Installing without tools onto a full-size M1911 frame (not included), the Mech Tech Carbine Conversion...

Back to Basics: Understanding Handgun Actions

When it comes to handgun operation, there seems to remain a nearly constant misinterpretation.

A First Look at 2017's New Guns

While some manufacturers are holding their new-gun secrets closely until the 2017 SHOT Show, some...

Colt Announces Stainless Steel Competition Pistol Models

Following the announcement of the .38 Super caliber in its Competition Pistol Line, Colt has...

Colt Competition Pistol Now in .38 Super

Colt has expanded its Competition Pistol line to include the .38 Super chambering.

The Navy Arms Model 1892 Rifle: A Gentleman’s Lever Action

Navy Arms’ collaboration with Winchester has produced a very elegant and functional Model 1892 rifle.

Handgun Hard Choices: Colt M1911 or S&W M1917?

The armorer offers you a Colt Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911 or a Smith &...

Tested: Ruger 9 mm SR1911 Commander Pistol

It seems that almost all major and many custom 1911 builders have some type of...

1916: Guns On The Border

A century ago, Mexican bandits were a clear and present danger to the citizens of...

Colt's New M1911s: The Competition Pistol and Lightweight Commander

Two new M1911s—the Competition Pistol and the revamped Lightweight Commander—prove that Colt is back on...

Clapp on Handguns: A Combo Commentary

One of the more persistent practices in handgunning is the belief in the efficiency and...

Sgt. York: American Rifleman, American Hero

From the American Rifleman archives comes this story of faith, courage and straight shooting, which...

The U.S. “.45 Automatics”

The .45 ACP M1911 and M1911A1 pistols issued to American troops demonstrated their formidable stopping...
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