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The Ruger 10/22: History & Design

This excerpt from "The Ruger 10/22 Complete Owner's and Assembly Guide" highlights the cutting-edge elements that made the Ruger 10/22 the iconic rimfire carbine it became.

Early Semi-Automatics: Winchester's First Self-Loading Rifles

Though not well known today, Winchester’s first semi-automatic rifles saw service in and above the trenches of World War I, faced big and dangerous game, and set the stage for the modern sporting rifle.

I Have This Old Gun: Remington Model 81 Woodsmaster

“Modern Sporting Rifles” have caused semi-automatics to gain wider acceptance within hunting circles, but self-loading hunting rifles have been around for more than a century.

Video—ARTV: Winchester 150, Part 2

Winchester 150 moves past the frontier and into the company's more modern contributions.

The U.S. Model Of 1917 Rifle

When America entered the Great War, there was a dire shortage of rifles for the Doughboys headed “over there.” The solution was found in three American factories and what is now known as the “U.S. Enfield.”

A Look Back at the Winchester Model 1907 Rifle

The Model 1907 was a solidly built and reliable rifle, in some ways well ahead of its time.

A Look Back at the M1 Carbine

Like a lot of things American, the popularity of the M1 Carbine grew more because of imagination than practicality.

Sorting Out The Littlest Brownings

Collectors and dealers frequently confuse the FN Browning Vest Pocket, Baby Browning, Model 1905, and Model 1906 pistols by misidentifying two distinct FN Browning pistols.

Pocket Pistols Past and Present

Pocket pistols are the most in-demand category of firearm today. It’s been a long road from the pocket Brownings at the dawn of the 20th century to the Glock 43 and Ruger LCP II of today, and it is a journey that has been heavily influenced by laws both for and against the self-loading pocket pistol.

1916: Guns On The Border

A century ago, Mexican bandits were a clear and present danger to the citizens of the United States, and the "Punitive Expedition" proved to be an important test of arms.

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