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The Colt New Service: A Look Back

More than a century after its debut, Colt’s big, bold and beautiful double-action revolver is still cherished.

The Smith & Wesson J-Frame: A Short History

With the introduction of the Smith & Wesson J-Frame, gun owners and law-enforcement officers had stopping power packed into a small frame.

Merwin Hulbert & Co. Guns: Forgotten Western Revolvers

Merwin Hulbert revolvers were innovative in design and beautifully made, but the company was plagued by bad business decisions.

The M1903 Springfield: A Look Back

Staring out as a patent rip-off of the 1898 Mauser, the M1903 Springfield remains a popular rifle to this day.

The Mauser C96: A Look Back

In this installment of "A Look Back," we're checking out the Mauser C96 "Broomhandle," one of the earliest semi-automatic handguns.

A Look Back at the ArmaLite AR-7 Explorer

In this overview we take a look at a storied survival rifle design from the genius of Eugene Stoner, The ArmaLite Rifle 7, or AR-7.

A Look Back at the Ruger Security-Six Revolver

From about the mid-1960s through the 1970s, the mid-frame .357 Magnum, double-action revolver was the most popular service firearm riding on a law enforcement officer’s hip.

A Look Back at the 1917 Enfield

The author takes a look back at one of the great guns of history.

A Look Back at the Smith & Wesson Model 41

In 1947, after 10 years of development and research, Smith & Wesson debuted what it believed to be the ultimate rimfire target pistol, the Model 41.

A Look Back at the Browning Semi-Automatic 22

Like most of Browning’s designs, the SA 22 is a remarkable melding of a simple yet efficient device, combined with grace and elegance.

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