George Matthews’ Combat Special Colt and Smith & Wesson revolvers

Fightin' Iron: The Guns of George Mathews

Sometimes, custom gunsmiths don’t get credit where credit is due.

The Case for Custom Defense Guns

Sometimes a little customization is just what the armed citizen needs.

Review: Chiappa Rhino Match Master 6

Caleb Giddings reviews the new Chiappa Rhino Match Master 6, a competition revolver chambered in .38 Special.

Review: Girsan MC1911 SC Ultimate Pistol

Girsan's MC1911 SC Ultimate pistol is an Officer-length 1911 chambered in 9 mm that boasts unique features and a reasonable price tag.

What to Know About Handgun Sights

What exactly is a handgun sight, and are you using the right one for your needs?

Finely Tuned Firearms: Custom-Shop Options Grow in Popularity

Elaborate engraving, inlays and bright embellishments were once the signature touches of custom guns, but standing out in the crowd or serving as the safe’s crown jewel is no longer the exclusive mission.

Large- or Small-Rifle Primers: Which is Better?

Handloaders of the 6.5 Creedmoor have yet another option to explore, thanks to Starline's brass with both large and small primer pockets. Which produces better performance?

DIY Rifle Cartridges: Wildcatting Made Easy

Who says our AR-15s and boltguns should fire run-of-the-mill ammo? Here's a look at making wildcat cartridges fun and easy.

Studying Self-Defense: Do Your Homework

If you have a solid defensive firearm and have taken training classes, you're doing better than most people. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't stop studying self-defense. Here are a few reading suggestions from the Sheriff.

Range Review: Nighthawk Custom Chairman 1911

Purpose-built to give competitors an edge in pistol competitions, the Nighthawk Custom Chairman 1911 is another in the company's line of fine, high-end custom guns.

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