Saddle Ring Carbine

Updating A Model 1895 Saddle Ring Carbine

The resulting modernized Winchester Repeating Arms Model 1895 Saddle Ring Carbine (SRC) makes for an intriguing platform that promises to be a capable field companion. Its unique Browning design, colorful historical lineage and high-quality manufacture set it apart from rank-and-file bolt guns and semi-automatics.

Rifleman Q&A: Firearms Int'l Corp. Mausers?

I purchased two Belgian-made FN Mauser actions many years ago. They have consecutive serial numbers. I have been unable to ascertain even an approximate date of manufacture. The importer at the time was “Firearms International Corp.” When were they made?

Editor's Choice: Winchester Copper Impact

Winchester Ammunition had previously offered its Copper Impact loads as a subset of the Deer Season XP series, but the manufacturer recently separated the two product lines while also introducing numerous new chamberings to the Copper Impact family.

'Selling' The Model 1917: John T. Thompson & The Rifle Demonstrators

Most who are familiar of the U.S. Model 1917 have heard the story of how it was used as a substitute for the Model 1903 during World War I, but few have heard of the efforts of John T. Thompson and his band of rifle demonstrators that evaluated, taught and trained American soldiers on the new rifle for U.S. Ordnance.

The Model Of 1941 Johnson Light Machine Gun

Overshadowed by the Browning Automatic Rifle, Melvin Johnson’s Model of 1941 Light Machine Gun served elite Marine Parachutists and the Army’s Special Service Force with distinction during some of the toughest fighting of World War II.

Review: A Remington Model 1917 From Royal Tiger Imports

Among the many arms imported into the U.S. recently by Royal Tiger Import is one of the least-appreciated service rifles in U.S. history, the Model 1917. Here, we take a closer look at one of these Model 1917 rifles, along with a brief look at the platform's history.

The Timeless Winchester Model 54

Born out of post-World War I demand for bolt-action sporting rifles, Winchester’s Model 54 proved to be a successful marketplace competitor—one that still performs well.

I Have This Old Gun: American Lewis Light Machine Gun

In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the features and history of the American version of the Lewis Light Machine Gun in U.S. service from World War I to World War II.

ARTV Preview: Browning M1917 and M1919, Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Optic Ready and XM177E2 CAR-15

In this week's episode of American Rifleman TV, we near the end of our picks for the top 10 machine guns of all time with the Browning M1917 and M1919 family. We also take a look at the Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Combat Optic Ready handgun and examine the Vietnam era XM177E2 CAR-15.

Handloads: Reduced-Recoil .30-’06 Springfield

Not all of the energy that a rifle cartridge can develop is necessary all the time, and excess power can be detrimental to meaningful practice. That’s where reduced-recoil handloads come in.

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