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Lost Treasure: Magic, Mystery and a Colt 1911

This is not just a 1911 story. It is a treasure story, just as much...

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

Wiley Clapp shares another on his "wish list" of handguns he hopes gun makers will...

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...

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.

Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

There has been confusion and speculation about the M1903 Springfield “Stripped for Air Service.” Documents...

Nine Lives of the 10 mm Auto

Counted out more than once, the 10 mm Auto cartridge simply refuses to give up—and...

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...

Colt Partners with VZ Grips

Colt, original manufacturer of the worlds most prolific pistol platform—the 1911, has announced it's partnership...

Tested: Beretta’s APX Pistol

Beretta has been building semi-automatic pistols for professional users for a long time, but the...

The Case for the .44 Special Cartridge

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

Fear & Loading: Colt on the Rebound

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

1916: Guns On The Border

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

Wiley Clapp on Luxurious Leather Holsters

Frontier Americans often chose to carry a handgun as a defensive tool. When it comes...

Roundup: .380 ACP Pocket Pistols

For being one of the most popular pocket pistol cartridges of today, the .380 ACP...

Remington Goes To War

Though mainly thought of as a maker of sporting arms, Remington was never a company...

The M1911: The Greatest Pistol in the World

When the Colt 1911 was adopted by the U.S. military for combat use, the precursor...

The Other Great Guns of John Browning

Dozens of other famous firearms would never have existed were it not for Browning. He...

The Guns of U.S. Presidents

It wasn’t that long ago when firearms were not only welcome in the executive mansion,...

Colt First?

For years of writing about firearms, I have been working under an erroneous impression about...
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