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Rifleman Q & A: Cartridge Nomenclature

I see ammunition listed all sorts of ways—.22 cal., .223 Rem., .44-40, 32-30, .38-40, 7.62 mm NATO, .30-’06 Gov’t, .25-3000, etc. Can someone please explain rifle ammunition nomenclature. What do the numbers mean?

Rifleman Q & A: French-Made Mosin-Nagant?

In this Rifleman Q & A segment, we answer questions about a unique, French-made variant of the popular Mosin-Nagant rifle.

Rifleman Q & A: The Mystique Of Winchester M1s

A reader inquires about Winchester-made Garand rifles, of which there were more than a half-million.

Rifleman Q & A: A Belgian Cape Gun?

A reader inquires about a double-barreled Cape rifle/shotgun.

Rifleman Q & A: Mysterious Markings

A reader inquires whether there was another manufacturer of the Model 1917 rifles besides those mentioned in Bruce Canfield’s “One Of The Great Decisions” story.

Rifleman Q & A: M1 Carbine Pouches

A reader has a question about collecting U.S. M1 Carbine accessories.

Rifleman Q & A: What is a S&W “Flat Latch”?

A reader saw a gun advertised for sale described as “a Smith & Wesson Flat Latch.” What is it?

Rifleman Q & A: The Mossberg That Never Was

A readers disputes that the MC1sc was the first new pistol from Mossberg since 1919.

Rifleman Q & A: Fred Adolph Rifle– “If I Rest, I Rust”

A reader inquires about an engraved single-shot .25-35 Win. rifle with set triggers, an octagonal barrel and a flip-up sight.

Rifleman Q & A: Springfield vs. Enfield–Fame By Name

A reader inquires why is the ’03 Springfield is accorded so much fame.

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