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The Mossberg Model 500: History & Disassembly

First designed and marketed in 1962, Mossberg’s Model 500 pump-action shotgun is a popular arm, due no doubt to its well-balanced combination of affordability and quality.

Preview: DryFireMag Training Magazine

Eliminate manual trigger resetting during your dry-fire routine with a replacement magazine by DryFireMag.

Gun Cleaning For People Who Hate It

Many shooters despise gun cleaning, but if you do it right, with the best tools, time can be saved for more enjoyable shooting and training activities.

Rifleman Q&A: Keeping Blackpowder Guns Rust-Free

An American Rifleman subscriber writes the editors asking how best to combat the acidic nature of blackpowder to prevent corrosion and rust. The simple answer may shock you. 

The M1 Garand: History & Disassembly

Learn about the iconic M1 Garand, also known as the "U.S. Rifle, Cal. 30, M1," and learn how to disassemble yours for cleaning and maintenance.

Back to Basics: AR-15 101

If you, like many Americans, have decided to exercise your Second Amendment rights by purchasing one or more of the many AR-15s on the market, you are in for a treat. But if you are new to this system, there are a few things you should know.

Understanding Shotgun Barrels: Breech To Muzzle

Most of us take the inside of our shotgun barrels for granted. That may be because shotgun barrels today are better than they have ever been. Here’s why.

Exploded View: Springfield M1A Rifle

Since its acceptance for use in the service rifle class of competition by both the DCM and the NRA in 1974, the .308-Win.-cal. M1A and, to a lesser degree, other such M14 clones have risen from obscurity to ubiquity in the hands and minds of shooters ranging from Vietnam vets to ranchers to highpower rifle competitors.

Rifleman Q&A: Centering Crosshairs

From the September 2004 archives of American Rifleman, learn the procedure for centering a riflescope's reticle.

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