50 Years Ago: The World’s Costliest Gun
From the April 1973 American Rifleman magazine, read about an artifact once owned by King Louis XIII that sold at a record-setting auction price for the time
Editor’s Choice: Fightlite Herring 2024 Advanced Lever Action
FIGHTLITE, known for its conventionally stocked, AR-compatible Sport Configurable Rifle (SCR) and belt-fed MCR, now swings into even more rarified territory with its Herring 2024 Advanced Lever Action.
Product Preview: Leapers UTG AR15 Lower Upgrade Kit
The Lower Upgrade Kit from Leapers is a quick and economical way to enhance your AR-15’s lower receiver.
Editor’s Choice: Colt CBX
COLT has entered an entirely new category with its CBX—a bolt-action precision rifle that, thanks to the Colt/CZ Group partnership, shares bolt geometry with the CZ Model 600.
Updating An M1 Carbine
Many M1 carbine owners would never consider such modifications to a wartime gun with significant provenance, those who have run-of-the-mill arsenal-rebuilt or commercial examples, and who are willing to experiment, are likely to find that the M1 carbine can provide service comparable to modern PDW-type platforms.
Editor’s Choice: BamBeds For Toyota Tacoma Trucks
Designed by a mechanical engineer, BamBeds is a multi-purpose sleeping and gear storage system for '05-present Toyota Tacoma short- and long-bed pickup trucks that lends the popular platform even greater utility for the hunter or camper.
Product Preview: Berry’s Gun Swings
While the family-owned business is mostly known for its bullet making, Berry’s Mfg. also offers its Gun Swings as a convenient add-on for the gun safe or shop to maximize and simplify storage.
Rifleman Report: Protecting Our Freedoms
It seems that in nearly every magazine issue we find ourselves featuring examples of the ways in which firearms both enrich our lives and protect our freedoms—and this one is no exception.
Product Preview: Holosun SCS-MOS Green
Designed from the ground up for Glock’s MOS pistol/optic mounting interface, this solar-charged electronic sight offers a low-profile, reflex-style red-dot contained within a titanium housing.
The Colt 1895: America’s First Browning Machine Gun
Despite the U.S. Army's initial rejection of the Colt M1895, the "Potato Digger" soldiered on with a fruitful service history around the world.