Handgun Shooting Stances: History & Development
What's your stance on handguns? Here, we’ll take a quick look at the history of handgun shooting stances then get into what is currently in vogue with some discussion of the pros and cons of the better positions.
Preview: Medesha FireArms Elevation-Adjustable Rear Sight Base
The Medesha Elevation-Adjustable Rear Sight Base is just the ticket for mounting an old-school match sight such as the Redfield Palma to Picatinny or Weaver rails.
Rifleman Q&A: Legitimate Markings?
NRA member writes American Rifleman questioning the “MODEL 03-AX4” marking on the receiver of a U.S. Rifle Model 1903A4.
The Weaver Stance: Its Origins & Use
Though many have moved on to other shooting stances, the Weaver Stance was revolutionary and still has utility 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.”
Tested: Weaver Classic 2.5-8X 28 mm Handgun Scope
Hunting handguns come in a variety of styles, from conventional semi-automatic and revolver designs that can ride on the hip, to bipod- and sling-equipped bolt-action and single-shots that fire rifle cartridges.
Short Stories About Long Shots
The “proof in the pudding” of small arms marksmanship can be found in these stories gleaned in Italy by Bill Shadel and G.I. correspondents. They appeared in the July 1944 issue, and they tell the story of the difference riflemen can make on the battlefield.
We Will Remember Them
On Sept. 11, 2001, Americans watched in horror as first one airliner, then another, crashed into the Twin Towers. First responders rushed to the scene, putting their own lives in danger to save others.
A Look Back at the Browning Semi-Automatic 22
Like most of Browning’s designs, the SA 22 is a remarkable melding of a simple yet efficient device, combined with grace and elegance.
Back To Basics: Telescopic Sights
The notion of a magnifying optical sight goes back centuries. Experiments as early as the 18th century attempted to mount a telescope on a rifle as a sighting aid.