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To Arm Against an Enemy: Colonial Williamsburg Highlights Small Arms of the Revolution

A new exhibit at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum at Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg seeks...

The Gunpowder People

Certain books should be in the library of any serious sportsman; immediate to mind are...

Hodgdon: The Inside Story

Best known to handloaders within the firearm industry, Hodgdon Powder Company’s sphere of influence is...

Testing the .357 Mag. Cartridge

The .357 Mag. immediately became a favorite with hunters, outdoorsmen and those who appreciated its...

Back to Basics: 10 Handloading No-Nos

Avoid these bad practices and your handloads will be more accurate, more reliable and a...

Product Preview: WinClean 244 Gunpowder

Winchester WinClean 244 is a new ball powder for precise metering, and is ideally suited...

Wiley Clapp: The Pneumatic Alternative

They don't call them firearms for nothing. Inside every cartridge, there is a small bit...

Back to Basics: Gunpowder

Gunpowder is so fundamental to firearms, it’s amazing that so few know much about it...

U.S. M16: A Half-Century of America’s Combat Rifle

First adopted in 1962, the select-fire AR-15/M16 in its various forms has armed the U.S....

From Civil War To World War: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 4

After the American Civil War, repeating rifles and smokeless powder revolutionized shooting. Accurate rifles that...

A Look Back at the Remington XP-100 Pistol

Big Green’s futuristic pistol ushered in the exotic single-shot hunting pistols 53 years ago.

Looking Back at Shotgun History

In the story of the development of firearms, shotguns often receive short shrift. Here’s a...

Colt First?

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

The Real Scoop on Sound Suppression

Hollywood has done a terrific job at placing suppressors in a negative context.

Clips Vs. Magazines

What term is correct? Clip or magazine? Turns out it's complicated. Mark Keefe digs into...

Chinese Broomhandles

While China was the first to invent and use gunpowder, its isolationist policy had left...

Going Seriously Old School

Ever fired a matchlock? While I have handled them, no one has ever let me...

Mike’s New Book

My buddy Mike Bussard has been rattling around this industry far longer than I have...

Longarms of America's Forgotten War

Though largely overshadowed by the Napoleonic Wars, the American War of 1812 saw the use...

The Real Scoop on Sound Suppression

Hollywood has done a terrific job at placing suppressors in a negative context.
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