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Rifleman Q&A: An Auger Gun In The Civil War?

From the archives of American Rifleman, read about Wilson Ager's "Coffee Mill Gun" from the June 2004 magazine.

ARTV Preview: The Maxim Machine Gun, Taurus USA G3 T.O.R.O. and LeMat Revolver

In this week's episode of American Rifleman TV, we reach the end of our picks for the top 10 machine guns of all time with No.1, the Maxim gun, take a look at the Taurus USA G3 T.O.R.O. and examine the history of the Civil War-era LeMat revolver.

ARTV Preview: Gatling and Bren Gun, CrossBreed Chest Rig Holster and British Baker Rifle

On this week's episode of American Rifleman TV, we continue with the top 10 machine guns of all time, with the Gatling and Bren Gun. We'll also take a look at the CrossBreed Chest Rig Holster along with the British Baker Rifle.

Men and Guns of the 1900 China Relief Expedition

Some American troops fought with guns one would expect in the multi-national mission to Peking, such as the Krag-Jorgensen. But other guns were used during the “Boxer Rebellion” that were a little more unusual, including Gatlings, M1895 Colt machine guns and the short-lived Lee Navy straight pull rifle in .236.

Tested: Colt 1903 Parkerized Pistol

The original Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless hails from the very earliest days of the semi-automatic pistol.

Video—ARTV: Melvin Johnson’s Automatics

Check out this segment from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV to learn more about inventor Melvin Maynard Johnson and his guns.

Guns of the Spanish-American War 1898

Lucky were the soldiers armed with the .30–40 Krag-Jorgensen, but many Americans fought with the antiquated Trapdoor Springfield. The Spanish-American war was a conflict in which the U.S. Army first used machine guns and double-action Colts.

Back to Basics: Rifling

The purpose of rifling is to impart a spin to a projectile as it is thrust through the air in order to stabilize it and allow it to be more accurate.

Fear & Loading: The Ultimate Colt Collectible?

A Colt Model 1883 Gatling Gun, complete with original field carriage and two drum magazines, is one of the items up for bid when Rock Island Auction Company holds its Sept. 9-11 event.

Maximus Arms Gladiator: Built Like a Tank

Not your run-of-the-mill M1911, the beefed up Maximus Arms Gladiator has 80 dimensional changes from the original Government Model-and it's made from the same steel as an Abrams main battle tank.

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