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A Colt's Python Primer

Once a neglected collecting category, Colt’s Python remains one of the hottest tickets today. Here...

5 Guns Every Texan (and Every Other American) Should Know

The types of firearms that modern Texans own and carry may have changed since they...

American Ingenuity on Display: The VMI Firearms Collection

Virginia Military Institute's collection of early American repeating firearms, Civil War weapons and U.S. martial...

Back to Basics: Pistol Bullets

There has been a tremendous amount of research and testing in handgun bullets, especially during...

Wiley Clapp: This Colt Python Business

Wiley Clapp was around for the Python's introduction in 1955. In this first of a...

The Armed Citizen® March 9, 2018

Vigilance is important, even when you think you should be safe, according to a Louisiana...

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 Redhawk 8-Shot .357 Mag. Revolver

Enjoy increased ammunition capacity, less recoil and more affordable ammunition with the latest compact version...

The 136th NRA/N-SSA National Civil War Championship

The NRA affiliated North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) held its 136th National Competition at Ft. Shenandoah...

Cimarron’s Two-Gun Tribute to the Texas Rangers

Two of Cimarron’s newest replica 19th century guns pay homage to the Texas Rangers—not only...

The Keefe Report—Plan B: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

A century ago, the U.S. Army desperately needed handguns for the Doughboys headed for the...

Wiley Clapp: What Killed the Kimball .30 Carbine?

Misinterpreted history may have killed off a promising design.

The Case for the .44 Special Cartridge

A few gun manufacturers are currently making handguns for the old Special and it seems...

Tested: Smith & Wesson's M&P M2.0 Pistol

More than a decade after creating one of the best polymer-frame pistols on the market,...

Colt's Cobra: The Wheel, Rediscovered

The first new double-action sixgun in decades from Colt’s Mfg.—the Cobra—is a .38 Spl. snubbie...

Fear & Loading: Colt on the Rebound

Colt’s Manufacturing is purchasing its property and adding 100 employees over the next five years.

Chinese Tokarev Pistols–Military And Commercial Models

Although China did not design the Tokarev, it manufactured the gun during a longer span...

The Unlikely Resilience of the AR-7 Survival Rifle

Despite the failed fortunes of its former manufacturers, the AR-7 rifle remains in production after...

A Look Back at the Colt Single Action Army

Whether a rusty relic or pristine safe queen the SAA carries with it an elegance...

1916: Guns On The Border

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