Glass Bedding A Rifle Stock
Stock bedding isn’t the quickest and easiest process, but it can be done—and done well—with the proper preparation, tools and patience.
Supreme Versatility: The 12-Gauge Shotshell
From petite 12-ga., 2" shells all the way up to the artillery-like 3 1⁄2" magnums, the 12 gauge is an extremely versatile chambering that can, literally, do it all.
Smith & Wesson's Triple Lock: A Look Back
The Triple Lock was the first Smith & Wesson revolver built on what is now called the N-frame—S&W’s N-frames have defined the modern wheelgun.
The Rifles Of Cecil Brooks
From the archives of American Rifleman, read about legendary gunmaker Cecil Brooks, who will forever be revered for his humble nature, exquisite skill and devotion to American freedoms. As Charlton Heston said upon receiving a Brooks rifle in 1989: "From my cold dead hands!"
Rifleman Q&A: Correct WWII M1 Bayonets
From the American Rifleman archives, NRA member writes Dope Bag noting trouble with sourcing a proper-length bayonet to display with a personal World War II M1 Garand rifle.
Rifleman Q&A: ’03 Springfield Sight Settings
From the American Rifleman archives, NRA member writes Dope Bag questioning adjusting the M1905 adjustable sight issued with the U.S. Caliber .30-06, Model 1903 Springfield rifle.
Understanding Shotgun Barrels: Breech To Muzzle
Most of us take the inside of our shotgun barrels for granted. That may be because shotgun barrels today are better than they have ever been. Here’s why.
Rifleman Q&A: Finding A USMC Model 1941 Johnson Rifle
Melvin Johnson believed Garand's mainstream design to be flawed and reasoned that a handier gun might appeal to the Dutch. His unique M1941 rifle went on to inspire the likes of Eugene stoner, among others, yet garnered very little U.S. military acceptance at the time.
Rifleman Q&A: Number Of Turns To Focus A Scope?
From the archives of American Rifleman, read about ocular-ring adjustments on riflescopes from the July 2004 magazine.
Review: Smith & Wesson SW99
Two of the world’s best handgun makers―one from the “Old” and one from the “New”―have partnered to make one of the best semi-autos of all time: the SW99.