Thompson

Rifleman Q&A: U.S. Model Of 1928 Thompson Variants

I was reading an auction catalog, and a reference was made to an American military Thompson submachine gun. It stated it was a “1928 Colt Navy overstamp, not a Savage.” The catalog made that verbiage seem important. What’s the significance of the “overstamp,” and were there other military 1928 Thompsons besides the Navy guns?

Colt's Pythons: Then & Now

Colt's Pythons are some of the most iconic revolvers ever made, and the interest continues to build, especially given Colt's recent re-introduction of the Python revolver in 2020.

New For 2023: Uberti 1866 Yellowboy Deluxe

Uberti USA is keeping the past alive in a visually stunning way, with its 1866 Yellowboy Deluxe lever-action rifle.

New For 2023: Taurus Judge Executive Grade

Taurus USA has announced, for 2023, it will be extending its exclusive Executive Grade treatment to the popular and unique Judge revolver line.

5 Exciting New Rifles For 2023

There are dozens of new long guns out from many manufacturers this year, but these five highlight which way the wind's blowing for industry rifle development.

Handloads: A Mild-Mannered .45 Colt

Two sets of handloading data exist for the .45 Colt, due to the myriad guns chambered for the cartridge during the last 150 years. For this load, I referenced .45 Colt (Revolver) data that, “may be used in older guns as long as they are in good condition.”

New For 2023: Colt CBX

For the first time in more than a decade, Colt has a bolt-action rifle in its lineup. The Colt CBX is designed and built from the ground up to be a player in the Precision Rifle Series.

Rifleman Q&A: Colt SAA Logo Confusion

I have a Colt Single Action Army revolver dated 1902-1903 with the Serial No. 230507. It has a 4¾" barrel, approximately 70 percent bluing and is chambered in .45 Colt. My question is, when did Colt begin putting the Rampant Colt logo onto the cylinder?

150 Years Of The Colt Single Action Army

Initially developed as a dedicated sidearm for the U.S. military, the Colt Single Action Army became iconic as one of the tools that tamed the frontier and embodied the spirit of the American West.

Review: Taylor’s & Company TC9 1873 SA Revolver

With the classic aesthetics of a Single Action Army blended with the ability to chamber 9 mm Luger ammunition, the Taylor’s & Company TC9 1873 SA provides Old West enthusiasts with an easily fed SSA option.

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