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The .45 Colt: History and Performance

From the Single Action Army to various other revolvers and lever-action rifles, the .45 Colt cartridge has more than a century of history and is still a favorite of many enthusiasts today.

The 9mm Luger Cartridge: History and Performance

Since its development by Austrian inventor Georg Luger at the dawn of the semi-automatic handgun age, the 9mm Luger cartridge has become the most prevalent and used pistol caliber found today.

The .22-250 Remington: History and Performance

Since the late 1930s, the .22-250 Remington cartridge has continued to be a favorite small-caliber, high velocity option for small game and varmint hunters alike. 

Smith & Wesson's Model 39 'Hush Puppy': A Sidearm for the SEALs

Early SEAL teams utilized this not-so-well-known Smith & Wesson Model 39 "Hush Puppy" variant when stealth was a top priority.

The 7x57 mm Mauser: History & Performance

Developed in the early 1890s, the 7x57 mm Mauser was the high-speed, low-drag cartridge of its day, and it still holds its own more than a century after its adoption.

Savage A17: A Solid Semi-Auto Shooter

Savage’s A17 accomplishes what few other manufacturers have been able to—a semi-automatic in .17 HMR.

The .338 Winchester Magnum: History and Performance

In this article, we take a look at the developmental history and performance of the .338 Winchester Magnum cartridge.

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.

The .44 Special: History & Performance

Here we take a look back at the history of the .44 Smith & Wesson Special cartridge along with its ballistic capabilities.

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.

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