Just when it seems the firearm industry has exhausted itself by way of striving to keep up with demand for existing models, it’s a pleasant surprise to learn that, behind the scenes, engineers and marketing folks have been working on new offerings that have either been created from whole cloth, are significantly revised or are unfamiliar to the American market.
Among the most highly regarded pistols to come out of Europe, the 9 mm Luger CZ 75 has developed a loyal following both for use as a duty sidearm and as the starting point for highly customized competition guns. This semi-automatic pistol was launched in 1975 by eská zbrojovka Uherský Brod of the Czech Republic.
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.
My passion is collecting old British Lee-Enfield rifles. Reading books on Lee-Enfield rifles, investigating their proofmarks and regimental markings, and exploring their developmental history is all part of the fun.
Cimarron Firearms is now offering a detailed reproduction of the rare and sought-after First Generation Colt Single Action Army inspected by Henry Nettleton.
There are few places in the country more impressive than The Cody Firearms Museum for history buffs and firearms enthusiasts, and Henry Repeating Arms, Baron Engraving and Davidson’s have created something special to support the facility.
My favorite firearm has been in my family for four generations. It’s a Winchester Model 60A single-shot, bolt-action, .22-cal. rimfire chambered for the Short, Long and Long Rifle cartridges.