American-Made Muskets In The Revolutionary War

As galloping express riders and ringing church bells spread across New England during the early hours of April 19, 1775, thousands of farmers and tradesmen carrying a variety of firearms poured out of their homes and headed toward Lexington and Concord to intercept the British Army column approaching from Boston.

The Arms of April 19, 1775

At the battles of Lexington and Concord, American Patriots stood up to the might of the British Empire with the guns they had.

Smith & Wesson Hand Ejector: A Look Back

A look back at the Smith & Wesson Hand Ejector, better known as the M&P or the Model 10.

Smith & Wesson Model 1000 Shotgun

From the Dope Bag Archives: June, 1974.

Remington Model 1100 20-gauge Magnum Shotgun

From the Dope Bag Archives: April, 1971.

Ithaca Model 37 Ultra-Featherlight 20-gauge

From the Dope Bag Archives: September, 1978.

Browning BPS

From the Dope Bag Archives: June, 1978.

1909 Benet-Mercie Machine Rifle: The 'Daylight Gun'

Although it had problems, the 1909 Benet-Mercie was the U.S. military’s first light machine gun.

Book Review: Guns of the American West

Adler combines information with illustration to tell about the guns of the American West.

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