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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.

SCCY Firearms: Guns For Everyday Carry

The company’s exclusive focus is on producing budget-friendly and reliable pistols for concealed carry. Its first gun—the CPX-1—appeared in 2005, at about the time permit applications were just beginning their dramatic increase.

Traditions Performance Firearms: Innovators In The Industry

This year, Traditions Performance Firearms, based in Old Saybrook, Conn., is celebrating its 40th anniversary. In those four decades, it has earned a reputation for offering some of the industry’s most innovative muzzleloaders and associated gear, while refusing to abandon the historic designs and DIY projects enthusiasts crave.

This Old Gun: Winchester Model 1890

Even though almost 850,000 Model 1890 rifles in various .22 rimfire calibers were manufactured between 1890 and 1932 (retail was $16 until 1917), only a handful remain in this type of superior original condition.

Bond Arms: A Dedicated Maker Of Modern Derringers

Despite facing startup adversity, Texas-based Bond Arms hails as today's largest manufacturer of double-barrel handguns, solving problems by offering concealable and modern-day renditions of the old-school derringer.

Rifleman Report: Industrial Innovations

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.

The .357 Magnum: History & Performance

Created by Smith & Wesson during the Great Depression, in the past eight decades, the .357 Mag. cartridge has seen no shortage in popularity nor the amount of models chambered for it.

10 More Little-Known Facts About Mausers

Here are ten more little known facts about Mauser, its rifles, along with its other products and random facts related to the company.

Remington's Pump Rifles: Models 760 & 7600

Remington’s pump-action, centerfire rifles are best known as hunters’ guns. For generations, they’ve been carried in the woods and on the plains under all sorts of conditions—and their reliability is legendary.

The .204 Ruger: History & Performance

Created as a collaboration by Hornady and Ruger to deliver a light recoiling and flat shooting rifle cartridge for varmint hunters, the .204 Ruger has a relatively short history but plenty of performance as explored by Dave Campbell.

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