The Colt Gunsite Lightweight Commander
Designed with input from the trained and seasoned instructors at Gunsite Academy in Paulden, Ariz., the Colt Gunsite Lightweight Commander is a compact M1911 geared for everyday carry.
Gunsite Academy Honors Wiley Clapp With Training Room Re-Name
A recent celebration at Gunsite Academy recognized American Rifleman Field Editor Wiley Clapp for his many accomplishments in the firearm industry.
Are Pistol Iron Sights Destined For Extinction? 7 Experts Answer
Nearly every major manufacturer offers optics-ready handguns, and it’s convinced some that pistol iron sights are destined for extinction. We asked seven of the industry’s foremost if they’re indeed on the endangered species list. Even they can’t come to a consensus.
6 Concealed-Carry Tips You Need to Know
Carrying a concealed firearm is a lifestyle. Gunsite's Ed Head discusses some of the tactics and realities that come with daily carry.
Mastering the Handgun: A Tried-and-True Method
With the incredible number of firearms and accessories available, it can seem easy to buy your way to proficiency. However, Wiley Clapp says there's a tried-and-true method.
Lessons Learned From Col. Jeff Cooper
One American Rifleman contributor reminisces about his time with the Gunsite great, Col. Jeff Cooper. His lessons continue to live on today.
Jeff Cooper: The Man Behind The 'Modern Technique'
Col. Jeff Cooper, a man for all seasons, warrior, scholar, hunter, husband and controversialist, is above all “the father of the modern technique of the pistol.”
Gunsite Celebrates Cooper's 100th Birthday With 1911 Memorial Shoot
Col. Jeff Cooper and his wife, Janelle, would have been 100 in May 2020. To honor this anniversary, Gunsite Academy will sponsor a Jeff Cooper 1911 Memorial Shoot.
Range Review: Mossberg MC2c
Mossberg expanded its new handgun lineup in 2020 with the release of the MC2c, which offers a step up in size and capacity over its initial offering.
In Memoriam: Janelle Cooper—1920-2019
A memorial service for Janelle Cooper—co-founder of Gunsite Academy who died on July 28 at her home at Paulden, Ariz.—will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Prescott, Ariz.