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Favorite Firearms: A Stevens Model 311 For The Country Cabin

In 1980, I was living in the District of Columbia, but needed some “country time,” so I bought a small cabin in Orange County, Va.

Favorite Firearms: A French Shotgun Brought Home

For one NRA member in Virginia, a French-made shotgun, the Robust No. 32 is a treasured firearm that was a acquired in Germany during World War II.

Favorite Firearms: A Remington 870 As A Door Prize

A new-car showing in Peoria, Ill., gave one family a brand-new Remington 870 Wingmaster they cherished for decades.

Favorite Firearms: A Model 84C for Bus Fare

My half-brother Charles F. Minter, Jr.—who later became a major general—owned a Springfield Model 84C bolt-action .22 rimfire rifle when he joined the Army Air Corps in 1943.

Favorite Firearms: A Classic Model 12

A longing for a classic Winchester Model 12 led one American Rifleman reader to get his hands on a great example.

Favorite Firearms: A Remington Model 722 Comes Home

I was 12 years old in 1970 when my father was stricken with a brain aneurysm the day after Christmas. He had owned a 1950s-vintage Remington Model 722 chambered in .300 Savage, but, sadly, I was never able to hunt with him.

Favorite Firearms: A WWII Vet's MAB Modele C

One American Rifleman reader wrote in about his father's MAB Modele C, a French-made pistol built for personal protection use just after World War II.

Favorite Firearms: Wingmaster Is My No. 1

My favorite gun is my first one, a 20-ga. Remington Model 870 Wingmaster. Purchased by my dad at a local gun store when I was around 9 years of age, the cherished Remington was never meant to be.

Favorite Firearms: A Stevens Model 94A For Hard Times

I was born in 1931 and grew up on a farm in south Mississippi. My dad was a sharecropper until I was in my teens during those very difficult times.

Favorite Firearms: A Walther PPK/S Honeymoon

Our featured "Favorite Firearm" is a Walther PPK/S that an American Rifleman reader fired for the first time on her honeymoon.

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