Lodgewood Mfg. Restores, Recreates Historical Arms
While there are many custom shops in the firearm industry, only a scant few focus exclusively on antique arms. Lodgewood Mfg. is one of those, but, unlike many who are winding down after decades in the business, the young husband-and-wife team of David and Danielle Stavlo is just getting started.
Review: The Broad Arrow Mk2 (Expanded And Updated 2nd Edition)
Author Ian D. Skennerton is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost experts on British military small arms, and his expanded and updated Broad Arrow Mk2 is a must-have for owners of British and Commonwealth firearms.
The Colt 1895: America’s First Browning Machine Gun
Despite the U.S. Army's initial rejection of the Colt M1895, the "Potato Digger" soldiered on with a fruitful service history around the world.
The Boys Anti-Tank Rifle In U.S. Service
The Boys rifle saw service with U.S. Marine Raiders during the Makin Island Raid of Aug. 17 and 18, 1942. “Carlson’s Raiders” used their Boys rifles to dispatch two Japanese float planes. It was likely an unenviable task to lug the massive bolt-action through the jungle.
I Have This Old Gun: British Snider Enfield
Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "I Have This Old Gun" from 2020 to learn about the British Snider Enfield.
Reviving An Enfield: RTI’s Imported No. 1, Mk III
In recent years RTI has gained interest for its haul of old surplus rifles from Ethiopia. Among these aging arms are some of the most under-appreciated manufactures of the British Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, being the No.1, Mk III* rifles produced by Ishapore in India.
Rifleman Q&A: A Mysterious Luger
A reader inquires about a 1917-dated Luger Artillery Model with mysterious markings.
Cavalry Arms Of The American Revolution
When well-trained and equipped, a determined light horseman of the American Revolution was a fearsome combined-arms foe.
Rifleman Q&A: A Blade With No Name
We reached out to firearm expert Garry James to help one American Rifleman reader with identification of an unmarked bayonet. Read on to find out the answer.
Shooting The Icons Of An Empire: Victorian Riflemen Springtown Match
Compared to most marksmanship competitions today, those held in Springtown, Penn., every year are for more unusual and dated firearms. Follow Kenneth L. Smith-Christmas as he recounts the experience of a "Victorian Riflemen" match.