Marksmanship competition once spurred the development of handguns with some unusual characteristics.
With the London Olympics now over, it’s time for a little history lesson on British disarmament. It is a tale told best by one very special rifle.
The NRA National Matches attract the elite shooters from around the country all trying to put a small piece of metal into the X-ring.
I talked about the 5.5 mm Velo Dog cartridge a while back and referred to its use as the parent cartridge for Col. Charles Askins' wildcat .22.
The M1 was potentially as accurate as any service rifle ever made.
"The NRA sent Staffman John S. Rose...to Springfield Armory, with orders to get the answers from the one man who is qualified to give them-John C. Garand."
In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the September 15, 1921 issue: Camp Perry.
Small Arms Firing School at Camp Perry
Camp Perry Revolver Match
National Pistol Championships at Camp Perry