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Range Review: Alchemy Custom Weaponry Prime 1911

The Alchemy Arms Prime is a gunsmith-crafted, Government model 1911 with 25 LPI checkering on the front strap and mainspring housing, an extended thumb safety and low-profile combat sights.

Editor's Pick: Five Standouts New from SIG Sauer

Shooting Illustrated got a sneak preview of some new SIG Sauer products. Here are five that really stood out.

Armed Adventurer: Test Your Gear Before You Travel

SI contributor Jeff Gonzales travels a lot for work and play, and he's learned much about what works for a travel loadout. Here are a few of his thoughts.

Fightin' Iron: Applegate-Fairbairn Knife

Many edged-weapon enthusiasts have heard of the Fairbairn-Sykes commando dagger, but what about the post-World War II variant that contained American-inspired improvements? Here's a look at the Applegate-Fairbairn knife.

Pentagon Confirms Move to 6.8mm in the Future

Speculation surrounded FN America's unveiling of a 6.5 Creedmoor machine gun at the 2019 SOFIC conference. However, senior military officials confirmed to Shooting Illustrated that the focus for future weapon-system calibers would be on 6.8mm options.

66 New Handguns for 2019

From revolvers to striker-fired semi-autos to rifle-caliber pistols, the new-for-2019 handgun market has a whole lot to offer for today's gun owners. Check out the latest and greatest in our guide here.

10 New 1911s for 2019

More than a century after its release, the 1911 pistol continues to inspire. Here are 10 of the latest 1911-style handguns to hit the market.

Review: IMI Ammunition

Theoretical accuracy is all well and good, but practical accuracy gets the job done. Take a look at how IMI Ammunition performs in our review.

Fightin' Iron: Building a Utilitarian 'Trail' Rifle

Call it what you will, a bolt gun that’s purpose-built and equally badass can go by many names...sort of. Here's a Scout-esque take on a back-country rifle built by Wiley Clapp: the Trail Rifle.

Fightin' Iron: General Robert Barrow's Type 14 Nambu

Some firearms stick in your memory, regardless of how useful they may (or may not) be. Here's the interesting sidearm used by Marine Corps Gen. Robert Barrow while he was a lieutenant in WWII: a Type 14 Nambu pistol.

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