The Model 1940 Light Rifle: Smith & Wesson's Beautifully Made Failure

The Light Rifle was designed following a request from the British in mid-1939. The resulting pistol-caliber carbine proved to be a thoughtfully and beautifully, if hastily designed, manufacturer failure.

Tonight on American Rifleman TV: Ladies Pistol Project; Springfield EMP4 Concealed Carry Contour

American Rifleman TV kicks off its new season with the American Rifleman Ladies Pistol Project.

A Bad Investment: The S&W Model 1940 Light Rifle

The Smith & Wesson Model 1940 Light Rifles were obsolete before they were even delivered.

Smith & Wesson Light Rifle - I Have This Old Gun

Smith & Wesson Light Rifle - I Have This Old Gun


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