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The Colt New Service: A Look Back

More than a century after its debut, Colt’s big, bold and beautiful double-action revolver is...

Valuable Service: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP...

5 Low-Cost Training Methods for Shooters

Whether it's an ammunition shortage or another limiting factor, it is still possible to train...

The LAR Grizzly: Magnum Power in an Upsized 1911

Magnum-power semi-automatics came into their own during the late 1980s, and one of the most...

The Keefe Report: 1911 Pistols Then and Now

"...the .45 Colt’s automatic; the latest, the most deadly, the finest and the best hand...

Custom Pistolsmith Terry Tussey Passes Away

Renowned custom pistolsmith Terry Tussey passed away in November 2020, leaving behind a rich legacy...

Veterans Day, Armistice Day and A Captain’s M1911

In this article, we go into the history of Veterans and Armistice Day along with...

Exploded View: U.S. M1911A1

John Browning's iconic service pistol remained in U.S. military use for three-quarters of a century....

High Standard: Gone But Not Forgotten

High Standard was a prominent company in the mid-20th century and had many great models,...

ARTV Preview: The Springfield Armory M1A/M14 ; CrossBreed ST2 IWB Holster ; Springfield Armory M1911

In this week's episode, we'll explore the Springfield Armory M1A/M14 series, test the CrossBreed ST2...

ARTV Preview: Colt Commanders at Gunsite; Rock River Arms RUK-9; Steyr AUG

This week on American Rifleman TV, we're with the Colt Commander at Gunsite Academy, and...

American Guns: 10 Firearms That Shaped Our Nation

Firearms are a crucial part of American culture, so it's no surprise that they've played...

Jeff Cooper: The Man Behind the 'Modern Technique'

Col. Jeff Cooper, a man for all seasons, warrior, scholar, hunter, husband and controversialist, is...

Review: Taurus 1911 Commander

The Taurus 1911 Commander in 9 mm might be one of the best deals to...

Beretta Model 81 Cheetah: Great Value for a Casual Collector

In this review, we look over a 1970s Italian handgun that is now available through...

Preview: America Remembers NRA 150th Anniversary Tribute 1911

In this overview we take a look at the newest tribute pistol from America Remembers:...

5 New Revolvers Seen at SHOT Show 2020

Revolvers are rolling at SHOT Show 2020, and American Rifleman contributors scoured the show floor...

5 Great 1911s Seen at SHOT Show 2020

Among the incredible number of new handguns seen at SHOT Show 2020, five 1911-style guns...

The Keefe Report: Original Designs Under Fire at SHOT 2020

One noticeable trend at SHOT Show 2020 is an increasing number of copycats on the...
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