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"V" Is For Victory: The Smith & Wesson Victory Model Revolver

Although the M1911A1 was the standard U.S military sidearm during World War II, more than 350,000 S&W Victory Model revolvers were produced, and they accompanied many U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviators during pivotal battles of the Pacific Theater.

Book Review—The Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver

Author Charles W. Pate has again provided the gun collecting community with another remarkable tome, this time on the most popular revolver of the Civil War era.

Rifleman Q & A: A Collector or a Shooter?

A reader recently started hunting and ATV riding in Colorado and wants to carry a large-caliber and capable gun for defense.

Rifleman Q & A: The Deringer Line

A reader inquires about an old gun with markings on the barrel’s rib: “DERINGER PHILADA. PATd JUNE 3, 1873.

Rifleman Q&A: The Portsider

A reader inquires about a Gun Digest picture and mention of a Falcon Portsider Left Hand 1911 made by Falcon Firearms of Granada Hills, Calif.

Rifleman Q&A: Gas-Seal Revolvers

It seems that with the current growth of suppressor use for semi-automatic pistols some people might also have questioned whether that option exists for revolvers.

Rifleman Q&A: Remington Model 51

Q: I recently purchased a Remington Model 51 from a friend’s estate. Unfortunately, he never gave me any background info on this pistol, and his wife knew nothing about it.

A Lady Competitor’s Colt

A reader learns the history of a .38 Colt Officer's Model owned by a top female NRA Bullseye shooter of the 1930s and 1940s.

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