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Review: Smith Manufacturing FG42 Type I

Germany’s World War II era Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 solved the full-power, machine-rifle puzzle. The Smith Manufacturing Group made replica allows us to explore this fascinating rifle in a semi-auto version.

A Look Back At The 1917 Enfield

The author takes a look back at one of the great guns of history.

A Look Back at the Winchester Model 88 Rifle

This bolt-action rifle operated by a lever was ahead of its time.

I Have This Old Gun: German MG42

I Have This Old Gun: German MG42

This Old Gun: Fourth/Fifth Model Burnside Carbine

While the Fourth Model Burnside Carbines are the least valuable, it is not unusual to find them in virtually unfired condition.

One for the Record Books: Camp Perry 1921

In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the September 15, 1921 issue: Camp Perry.

1909 Benet-Mercie Machine Rifle: The 'Daylight Gun'

Although it had problems, the 1909 Benet-Mercie was the U.S. military’s first light machine gun.

The Arms of April 19, 1775

At the battles of Lexington and Concord, American Patriots stood up to the might of the British Empire with the guns they had.

American-Made Muskets In The Revolutionary War

As galloping express riders and ringing church bells spread across New England during the early hours of April 19, 1775, thousands of farmers and tradesmen carrying a variety of firearms poured out of their homes and headed toward Lexington and Concord to intercept the British Army column approaching from Boston.

Ron Coburn

The man who saved Savage Arms.

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