Coltderringer

Rifleman Q&A: Colt Derringer

My great grandfather carried this Colt swing-open derringer for years. Is this a real Colt or a reproduction?

Rifleman Q&A: Zimmerschützen Pistol

Can you help identify the antique .22-cal. single-shot pistol shown in the enclosed photo? The barrel length is 8", and overall length is 13".

Rifleman Q&A: A Parkerifled Single-Shot Pistol

Q: I have an old gun that I cannot identify. It’s a .22-cal., single-shot, target-style pistol. I believe the barrel is a Parkerfield, but the stamping is spelled “PARKERIFLED.”

Favorite Firearms: A Winchester Model 60A Named “Li’l Ole Bess”

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.

This Old Gun: Winchester Model 67

Winchester was one of the first manufacturers to jump into the low-cost bolt-action .22 market with its John Browning-designed Model 1900, a design that would carry on for subsequent generations of Winchester single-shot .22 rifles, including one of the most prolific, the Model 67.

Breaking Barriers: Ruger's .204

Based off of the .222 Remington Magnum cartridge and stuffed with a .20-cal. Hornady bullet, the Ruger .204 cartridge supplies 4,200 f.p.s. with mild recoil and surprisingly good barrel life.

Best Seller: CVA Scout

The CVA Scout breech-loading rifle has proved its popularity again, being the fourth-most sold single-shot rifle of 2020.  

The A.H. Fox Single-Barrel Trap Gun: One Of America's Finest

Though not made in large numbers—and eventually killed off by the Great Depression—A.H. Fox Single Barrel Trap guns were some of the finest American trap guns ever built.

Savage Arms 301: Still a Popular Single-Shot

The Savage Arms 301 continues to hold its own as one of the most popular single-shot shotguns on the market.

Ruger No. 1: A Top-Selling Single-Shot Rifle

Ruger's No. 1 design continues to be popular among single-shot rifle fans, and it's not hard to see why.

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