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Rifleman Q & A: Rifle Or Musket?

Rifleman Q & A: Rifle Or Musket?

A reader asks about the April 2013 issue of American Rifleman, which featured a column...
I Have This Old Gun: Pattern 1856 “Enfield” Cavalry Carbine

I Have This Old Gun: Pattern 1856 “Enfield” Cavalry Carbine

In the 1850s, Britain’s military, like others in Europe and the New World, realized that...
SIG Gambles Big And Wins

SIG Gambles Big And Wins

The story of SIG Sauer since the turn of the century is the tale of...
Shooting Granddad’s Rifle: Reloading “Big Bore” Rimfires

Shooting Granddad’s Rifle: Reloading “Big Bore” Rimfires

You can learn a lot about your family history through “gun genealogy”—the firearms your ancestors...
Trapdoors and Levers: Rethinking the Custer Era

Trapdoors and Levers: Rethinking the Custer Era

It is hard not to appreciate the ballistic science that went into making the Springfield...
The Keefe Report: Brilliant Idea … Houston, We Have a Problem

The Keefe Report: Brilliant Idea … Houston, We Have a Problem

Actually, there probably won't be a problem in Houston. But maybe in San Diego.
Back to Basics: Iron Sights

Back to Basics: Iron Sights

Let’s take a closer look at these things we call sights and determine the best...
Tested: Thompson/Center Strike Muzzleloader

Tested: Thompson/Center Strike Muzzleloader

During the nearly 50 years that Thompson/Center has been in the muzzleloading business, it has...
Doughboy Sniper Rifles

Doughboy Sniper Rifles

The ’03 Springfield, fitted with telescopic sights and fired by American soldiers and Marines, was...
Tested: CVA Scout V2 Pistol

Tested: CVA Scout V2 Pistol

Enjoy benchrest shooting and hunting with this affordably priced single-shot pistol chambered in .223 Rem.
English Enfields In Confederate Service

English Enfields In Confederate Service

In 1861, the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket was considered the best infantry arm available to...
How The Irish Saved ... NRA?

How The Irish Saved ... NRA?

In 1871 William C. Church used an editorial in The United Sates Army and Navy...
Top 10 Infantry Rifles

Top 10 Infantry Rifles

The Top 10 Infantry Rifles were chosen due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on...
How The Irish Saved … NRA?

How The Irish Saved … NRA?

In 1871 William C. Church used an editorial in The United Sates Army and Navy...
CVA Hunter

CVA Hunter

When CVA upgraded its Scout model, it left a niche for a no-frills, value-priced, entry-level...
The Guns of 1864

The Guns of 1864

In 1864, more and more repeating rifles-Spencers and “sixteen shooter” Henrys-made their way into Union...
The Guns of Gettysburg

The Guns of Gettysburg

In July 1863, the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia fought...
Top 10 Infantry Rifles

Top 10 Infantry Rifles

The Top 10 Infantry Rifles were chosen due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on...
The Rigby Match Rifle, Creedmoor & More

The Rigby Match Rifle, Creedmoor & More

John Rigby built the guns used, and competed as well, in NRA’s first international match.
Thompson/Center Dimension

Thompson/Center Dimension

The Dimension allows hunters to purchase one rifle in one caliber and outfit it for...
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