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The Saga Of The Single Action Army

Many firearm historians argue that Bill Ruger perfected the Colt SAA with his Blackhawk and Super Blackhawk. This example wears its original …

Time I

Classics: Thompson Submachine Gun

By January 1944, the Allied advance in Italy had come to a grinding halt. Four months earlier, landings in the south along the Ionian and Tyrrhenian …

The History of the 1903 Springfield Rifle

Unlike previous individual shouldered weapons, such as the Model 1892 to Model 1899 Krag-Jorgensen and the Springfield Trapdoor, which were issued in …

NRA

7.62 NATO vs .308 Winchester Ammo, What’s The Difference?

<i>Gun nut, Tom McHale, risks a fight to explain the subtle nuances between 7.62 NATO vs .308 Winchester Ammunition.</i><p><b>USA –</b>-(Ammoland.com)- If you want to …

MRAD or MOA scopes? Target size matters.

A guide to MIL (MRAD) and MOA scopes. Which one is right for me? An understanding of optical adjustments is essential for the precision shooter. …

The Right Way to Mount a Scope

Following a logical sequence of steps will help eliminate mistakes that may lead to trouble when zeroing your scope—or in later shooting efforts. The …

Woodworking

How to Choose Backup Iron Sights

Should your optic ever fail, backup iron sights can become essential life-saving gear.<p><i>A few months prior to the 2016 presidential election, I</i> …

NRA

Reloading 101: Introduction to Hand Dies

Hand dies for reloading? If you’ve been reloading awhile you’ve probably encountered an old set of hand dies at a gun show or garage sale (twenty …

Garage Sales

The best places to see this summer's 'Great American Total Solar Eclipse'

A mighty darkness is about to descend upon the land, and sky watchers couldn't be more thrilled.<p>On Aug. 21 the Earth, sun and moon will blow our minds during a total solar eclipse that will last a little more than an hour and 33 minutes, coast to coast.<p>The celestial bodies will line up to block the …

National Parks

Reloading 101

Getting into reloading can seem like a monumental task. Lots of specialized equipment is needed, and trying to figure out how to get up and running …

Ammunition

Comment on Colt Single Action Army Revolver Review by Captain Slog

I have ALWAYS DREAMED of owning a Colt Single Action, or any of the Clones available today in .22lr, but where I live, we aren’t allowed to freely …

Remembrance Day

Mils vs. MOA

So you’ve bought your firearm, you’ve saved up to buy a scope; you walk into a retail store and you start looking at options. The shop employee says …

Guns

Speaking Out To The Hypocrites

Gabby Franco isn’t fooled by the elites…

Guns

U.S. Air Force Officially Retires The Vietnam Era Jet After More Than 50 Years Of Service

Shares 2K<p>The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II has been around for a very long time, over 50 years to be exact. From an equipment terms perspective …

Making Sense of MOA

<b>What MOA is Not:</b> We measure groups with a ruler and should include the range to the target. But we measure MOA as an angle that applies to all …

How Churchill Paved the Way for NATO’s Standard Ammunition

At the beginning of World War II, the United States was the only nation that equipped its soldiers with semi-automatic rifles as their standard issue …

Dirty Harry's Model 29: America's Shooting Star

Out of production and somewhat obscure, the Smith & Wesson Model 29 was once well known only to serious big-bore handgunners. Then in 1971, it became …

.223 Remington Vs. 5.56: What's in a Name?

<i>3/4/3013</i><p>Originally published September 2007<p>Most gun guys know the history of the .223 Remington and that it—like so many of our popular …

John Browning's Automatic Rifle

<i>The U.S. Model 1918A2 BAR served G.I.s well in World War II and Korea and was a modified version of Browning’s original design. Accoutrements</i> …

Walther PPS M2 Pistol

Walther has long been known for its high-quality and innovative designs. Carl Walther created the first usable German semi-automatic pistol, the …

NRA

History reveals the stupidity of gun buyback programs

When anti-gun laws fail to gain ground, gun grabbers have to get creative and try new tactics to rid the world of guns. One of the most idiotic …

America's Rifle: Zeroing Your AR-15

The AR-15 platform rifle and its derivatives represent America’s most popular rifle, with increasing numbers of citizens investing in the …

Five Lesser-Known Facts About the FN FAL

<b>1. FAL Pronunciation and Grammar:</b> Soon after the introduction of the rifle, Fabrique Nationale (FN) offered an abbreviation for the English speaking …

NRA Gun of the Week: Browning High-Power Mark III Pistol

Eight decades after the development of the classic Browning High-Power, minor modifications to the pistol have led to the Mark III version. A …

10 Things You Didn't Know About the M1 Carbine

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1” was the most produced American infantry arm of World War II. And it's back. Again. As this is written, my cheek …

10 Amazing Sea Forts Reborn as Tourist Attractions

Travel<p>10 Amazing Sea Forts Reborn as Tourist Attractions (PHOTOS)<p>By Stephanie Valera<p>July 18 2016 12:00 AM EDT<p>weather.com<p>Completely surrounded by …

Top Ten Guns of American Pop Culture

Firearms have been a part of American pop culture ever since Annie Oakley and Buffalo Bill's traveling roadshows. From the early days of the western …

FN America M249S Rifle

In 1974, in the wake of its tremendously successful 7.62 NATO-caliber MAG 58 (Mitraleuse a Gaz, or machine gun by gas), Fabrique National (FN) of …