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The Thompson Submachine Gun: Model Of 1919

The Model of 1919 Thompson submachine guns were the first of their breed, but they were more of an evolutionary series than a “model.” With names like “Persuader” and “Annihilator,” these prototypes were the foundation of an American legend.

Walther PDP F-Series: A Win For Women

As the ranks of new shooters grow, more women are taking up pistols for self-defense—and a veteran maker has responded by applying its vast experience to creating a design that truly fits the female hand.

Preview: Wheeler F.A.T. Wrench

The F.A.T. (Firearm Accurizing Torque) Wrench from Wheeler allows you to consistently apply the appropriate amount of torque, simply.

Editor's Choice: MyCaseBuilder PrintBuilder

When I find myself in possession of a gun/guns in desperate need of a case upgrade, I often turn to MyCaseBuilder, as the company not only offers a wide assortment of quality firearm cases, but its online design program allows me to custom configure each case’s interior to suit my particular needs.

Review: Mantis Laser Academy

With the increased cost of ammunition, dry fire practice is both an effective and cheaper alternative. Mantis offers a series of laser trainers and other aids which can further enhance the dry fire practice experience.

Preview: Lyman Borecam Pro

The new Lyman Borecam Pro provides cordless barrel-inspection from a tool capable of sending captured images and video directly to the user’s smartphone.

The Lore & Lure Of The Lone Star State: Collecting Texas Guns

Firearm collecting has many facets and variations to its interests, but sometimes an association to a place can be enough to drive up the premium on some guns. This is the case with firearms associated with Texas, explored here by Rick Hacker.

Jack First: The 'First' Name In Firearm Parts

In 1954, less than a decade after World War II veteran Jack First made it back home from deadly fighting on the island of Iwo Jima in the Pacific, he started a small gun shop in Lancaster, Calif.

Firearm Industry Sees Substantial Growth In 2021

On a year-over-year basis, the industry’s economic impact rose from $63.5 billion in 2020, to $70.52 billion in 2021. Jobs directly related to firearms, ammo and accessories increased by more than 33,000 in that 12-month span.

5 Reasons Why You Need A Suppressor

Often shrouded in misunderstanding and seen as a specialized item regulated through the NFA, suppressors offer a wide range of benefits to those who own them. Follow Jeremiah Knupp and he explains five reasons why you need a suppressor.

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