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Wiley Clapp: Guns They Oughta Make—.22-Cal. Commander

Wiley Clapp: Guns They Oughta Make—.22-Cal. Commander

Wiley Clapp shares another on his "wish list" of handguns he hopes gun makers will...
By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handgun—2010s

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handgun—2010s

The "By the Decade" series concludes with the handgun—or handguns—Wiley Clapp considers his favorite.
Packin' With Pride: Patriotic Pistols

Packin' With Pride: Patriotic Pistols

Designed for more than Independence Day commemorations, these patriotic-themed pistols let firearm enthusiasts express their...
Last Of The Breed: Marine Corps M45A1

Last Of The Breed: Marine Corps M45A1

The final example of U.S. military M1911s, the Marine Corps M45A1 was carried on special...
Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

The M1911 and M1911A1 pistols are legends among firearms. Their remarkable exploits in the hands...
D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

Seventy-five years ago, Allied troops invaded Hitler’s “Fortress Europe” to bring an end to Nazi...
The Keefe Report: Welcome to the Snark Tank—I Don’t Actually Hate Colt’s

The Keefe Report: Welcome to the Snark Tank—I Don’t Actually Hate Colt’s

A reader questions Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe about his seemingly sarcastic commentary on outdoor television regarding...
Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

From the 1985 American Rifleman, shortly after the adoption of the M9 as the new...
Legacy of Freedom: Col. North Colt Commander .45 1911 Pistol

Legacy of Freedom: Col. North Colt Commander .45 1911 Pistol

NRA President Lt. Col. Oliver North has lent his signature for use on a Limited...
By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handgun—The 1970s

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handgun—The 1970s

The Smith & Wesson Model 19 was Wiley Clapp choice revolver for much of the...
By the Decade: Wiley Clapp’s Favorite Handgun—The 1960s

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp’s Favorite Handgun—The 1960s

Wiley Clapp's Marine Corps service influenced his choice for his favorite pistol of the 1960s.
America’s First: Hiram Maxim’s Heavy Machine Gun

America’s First: Hiram Maxim’s Heavy Machine Gun

Maxim took inspiration from a childhood memory of being knocked over by recoil to later...
Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

There has been confusion and speculation about the M1903 Springfield “Stripped for Air Service.” Documents...
Video—ARTV: Colt Today

Video—ARTV: Colt Today

ARTV's Mark Keefe gets an inside view of Colt's latest products, manufacturing process and business...
The Arab Revolt and the Guns of Lawrence of Arabia

The Arab Revolt and the Guns of Lawrence of Arabia

T.E. Lawrence fought an unconventional campaign in the Arabian Desert during the Great War. But...
World War I Pistols: Trench Sweepers

World War I Pistols: Trench Sweepers

Elite Belgian and French “trench sweepers” used Browning-designed FN and Colt pistols in the perilous...
Top-Selling Pistols for September 2018

Top-Selling Pistols for September 2018

Gun Genius has listed the top-selling guns for September 2018.
Video—ARTV: Colt Lightweight Commander Pistol Review

Video—ARTV: Colt Lightweight Commander Pistol Review

In this "Rifleman Review" segment from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV, Joe Kurtenbach...
Tested: Iver Johnson 1911A1 Carbine

Tested: Iver Johnson 1911A1 Carbine

This unique interpretation of a classic WWII semi-automatic pistol takes its cues from several historical...
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