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New for 2021: Traditions NitroFire

Available for the 20/21 hunting seasons, Traditions Firearms has reinvented the inline muzzleloader with a...

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...

Loading the .357 Magnum

A brief history of the development of the .357 Magnum cartridge along with tips and...

This Old Gun: Smith & Wesson .455 Hand Ejector

For many, the Smith & Wesson Triple Lock, also known as the Hand Ejector First...

Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

Chosen through staff votes, these top 10 infantry rifles of all time were picked due...

Rifleman Q&A: Hollis & Sons Side-By-Side Shotgun

What's the history of this old Hollis & Sons side-by-side shotgun discovered on a southern...

Barrett Fieldcraft: Longer Range With Shorter Barrels

Think you need a long, heavy target barrel and a magnum cartridge to make long...

Reading a Shotshell Box: What You Need to Know

Ranging from arcane and obsolete to practical—and possibly lifesaving—what’s printed on the side of a...

A Hard Look at Henry Lever-Actions

A relatively young company, Henry Repeating Arms has risen to become a significant maker of...

I Have This Old Gun: Model 1895 Mannlicher Rifle

The Model 1895 Austro-Hungarian straight-pull infantry rifle was something of an anomaly. In the usual...

I Have This Old Gun: Winchester Model 1866 Center-Fire Carbine

In 1857, when Oliver Winchester formed the New Haven Arms Co., he inherited the misfire-prone...

The Luger of the Tropics

In the hands of the military and police—as well as revolutionaries and bandits—for decades, the...

Editors’ Picks 2019: CVA Cascade 6.5 mm Creedmoor Rifle

CVA’s Cascade marks a big first for a firm that got its start selling DIY...

Remembering the Guns of the Alamo

Separating fact from movie fiction, what arms were used during the 13-day siege in February...

So, Are Magnums Dead?

Cartridge preferences are shifting these days, and there are more magnum cartridges out there than...

Tested: Hodgdon Triple Seven Firestar Pellets

See how Hodgon Triple Seven Firestar blackpowder substitute pellets perform through different rifles, and with...

I Have This Old Gun: Charles Gourlay Coach Gun

Although it isn’t readily apparent, this is a most unusual blunderbuss.

Hodgdon: The Inside Story

Best known to handloaders within the firearm industry, Hodgdon Powder Company’s sphere of influence is...

Cimarron Firearms and The Guns of "Spaghetti Westerns"

Cimarron Firearms Co. blends the authenticity of Old West legend with popular culture to offer...
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