From training in the States to fighting in Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge, this World War II combat rifleman depended on his M1 Garand, which he described as getting him through “some tough situations.”
Follow Frank Melloni as he takes a closer look at three non-permanent modern scope mounting solutions for popular military surplus rifles.
The variety of available bullet weights and styles make the .44 Mag. a versatile cartridge, and a rifle with a relatively fast rifling twist can accurately fire all of them. Read on:
Follow along as an American Rifleman contributor converts a Heritage rimfire Buntline Revolver into a Rancher Carbine at home with a custom mix of components.
Fitting accessories to a classic Ruger Mini-14 has proved challenging in the past. Now Skinner Sights comes to the rescue with its bolt-on Mini-14/Thirty Picatinny mount.
Christopher Miner Spencer became known as one of the greatest gun designers of his age, and his Spencer rifle was eventually fielded as one of the most advanced firearms employed during the Civil War. This is how he got started.
My father owned a 6.5x55 mm Krag Jorgensen—a so-called “boy’s carbine”—designed for rifle training in the Norwegian high schools in the early 1900s. He used this gun for hunting and target shooting. My favorite thing was to show off this gun to my friends and show how to take it apart.