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.
Magpul's new Hunter American Stock is sure to interest owners of Ruger’s American Ranch and Predator rifles. The stock provides a cast-aluminum bedding block and steel recoil lugs set inside an ergonomic polymer chassis designed to accommodate short actions barreled up to a medium Palma contour.
English poet William Cowper is credited with the phrase “Variety is the spice of life, that gives it all its flavor.” That is certainly the case for firearm enthusiasts, who purchase new guns for a wide range of reasons, including hunting, competition, plinking, self-defense and collecting.
Recently released quarterly figures from American Outdoor Brands (AOB) indicates enthusiasm for firearm ownership and outdoor pursuits, in general, remains significantly higher than levels prior to the pandemic and widespread social unrest
Beyond their utilitarian function, firearms have been admired over the centuries for their intrinsic artistic form and, often, their lavishly applied decoration. Pictured here are guns belonging to one of America’s foremost collectors with provenance to legendary figures such as Bat Masterson, George Armstrong Custer, Tom Horn, Tom Mix and Jesse James.