Volcanic firearms, some of history’s first repeaters to use a self-contained cartridge, represent a profoundly significant, yet often overlooked, stage in the evolution of firearms development. The origins of the short-lived Volcanic Repeating Arms Company, and of the guns it designed and manufactured, have long been shrouded in mystery, hearsay and poorly-sourced apocrypha—until now.
Women constitute the fastest-growing segment of today’s gun community. And considering that estimates of females who carry a handbag on a daily basis are somewhere in the vicinity of 95 percent, the purse presents a convenient carry option for ladies interested in self-defense.
A compilation of 101 articles written by author John Marshall over the years, 101 Classic Firearms moves forward in time through the course of its pages to provide readers with detailed histories and fascinating trivia concerning some of the most seminal and interesting firearms of the past 150 years.
American Rifleman’s Associate Editor Kelly Young examines a new production, Inland M1A1Paratrooper Carbine this week on NRA’s Gun of the Week.
Big Green is still building pump-action repeating rifles, and the 7600's modern machining and utility-driven design, paired with one of America's favorite deer cartridges, combines to create an excellent, if unorthodox, hunting firearm.