Today’s Model 10 chambers .38 Spl. and can handle +P loads. Cylinder capacity is six cartridges in the single/double action. Its frame, cylinder and barrel are carbon steel, blued in classic fashion and the grips are wood. It’s a timeless look.
The Winchester 1873 may have been “The Gun That Won The West,” but it was the Winchester Model 1892, with its smoother, stronger action, that soon began outselling the earlier toggle-link lever-action and eventually caused the ‘73’s demise in 1921.
The Model of 1919 Thompson submachine guns were the first of their breed, but they were more of an evolutionary series than a “model.” With names like “Persuader” and “Annihilator,” these prototypes were the foundation of an American legend.
Henry Repeating Arms has donated a limited-edition series of 50 “Danica Strong” rifles to raise funds for the family of Danica Brianne Mulholland who, after battling pediatric brain cancer, lost her life at 12 years old.
There are 33 versions currently available from the company, not including the 22-strong Citori 725 line. All wear American walnut furniture, in a variety of fine finishes. The line’s wide variety of options include recoil pads adjustable for length of pull, adjustable cheekpieces, intricate engraving, floating ribs and much more.
Today the company’s lineup includes lever actions, semi-automatics, single-shot Tuffy shotguns and those Circuit Judges. It also offers fresh-from-the-factory pump-action rifles chambered in .22 LR—like the gallery guns of yesteryear, but manufactured to modern tolerances.
Watch this Gun of the Week video to see American Rifleman staff on the range with the 9 mm Luger-chambered, competition-ready Staccato XL, the largest variant within the double-stack Staccato handgun lineup of M1911-inspired semi-automatics.
The USP Tactical is a big, raw-boned brute of a sidearm. It sits big in your hand and takes a fat magazine of those chunky cartridges that Americans have been using for almost a century. An accurate pistol with subtly effective lockwork, this H&K is a pistol that I can recommend to you.