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U.S. M6: A Military-Grade Survival Gun

The U.S. military recognized early on that pilots forced down in relatively uninhabited regions of the world needed a compact survival rifle if they went down.

The .22 Hornet: History & Performance

Originally designed at the end of the 19th century during the blackpowder era, the .22 Hornet has evolved and lives on today, along with cartridges inspired by it, in an evolutionary history explored here.

An Old Friend: The Ruger No. 3 Rifle

If you have been acquiring guns for any length of time, you probably have one or two that are OK, but you have since found something newer that tickled your fancy.

Wildcat Cartridges That Went Legit

Hundreds of wildcat cartridges have come and gone through the years-some with ridiculous names and others with little ballistic benefit over factory offerings. But a few have offered real advantages and gone mainstream. Here, a veteran handloader reminisces about some of his favorites.

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