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The .45 Colt: History and Performance

From the Single Action Army to various other revolvers and lever-action rifles, the .45 Colt cartridge has more than a century of history and is still a favorite of many enthusiasts today.

The .22-250 Remington: History and Performance

Since the late 1930s, the .22-250 Remington cartridge has continued to be a favorite small-caliber, high velocity option for small game and varmint hunters alike. 

NRA & Police: More Than A Century Of Service

Arms & The Man, this magazine’s predecessor, published a landmark article by Frank J. Kahrs in 1916 calling for marksmanship training for our nation’s police. In 1923, the magazine would become The American Rifleman.

NRA at 150: Two American Icons & Past Presidents

Within the pantheon of American heroes, two gentlemen with deep ties to both the U.S. Marine Corps and the NRA stand out.

The Birth of the NRA: Wingate, Church & The Leech Cup

The NRA was founded 150 years ago "To Promote And Encourage Rifle Shooting On A Scientific Basis."

A Marine and His M1903: USMC Model 1903 Rifles

In this article, we take a look at some of the history and distinguishing features found on Marine Corps Model 1903 rifles, along with one Marine's connection with a specific rifle.

The .338 Winchester Magnum: History and Performance

In this article, we take a look at the developmental history and performance of the .338 Winchester Magnum cartridge.

The Ruger 10/22: History & Design

This excerpt from "The Ruger 10/22 Complete Owner's and Assembly Guide" highlights the cutting-edge elements that made the Ruger 10/22 the iconic rimfire carbine it became.

Collier & Colt: The Origins of the Revolver

For years of writing about firearms, I had been working under an erroneous impression about the origins of the revolver. Really, credit should go to two men. Sam Colt and Elisha Collier.

The Keefe Report: Be a Mentor to a New Shooter

With millions of Americans taking advantage of their right to keep and bear arms, it's time for gun owners to share information with those learning how to shoot.

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