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Fightin' Iron: The Dan Wesson Revolver

When it comes to designing a firearm, innovation is one thing, but timing is everything....

Maintaining Control of Your Pistol

Being retentive is a good thing when it comes to maintaining control of your firearm...

Rifles: Semi Alternates

ARs, AKs and other multi-functional semi-automatics may be the go-to guns for many people, but...

SHOT Show 2020 Video: Mossberg MC2c Pistol

Released just a few days before SHOT Show 2020, the Mossberg MC2c is the latest...

The BB Gun: A Perfect Start to the Shooting Hobby

For Ralphie, getting a Red Ryder BB gun was the be-all, end-all to his Christmas...

The Military Sidearm: Its History & Necessity

There was a time when a military sidearm was considered more than just a pistol,...

Review: Colt Cobra

The much-loved Colt Cobra revolver is back, and quite evolved from when we last saw...

Charging-Handle Placement: Does It Matter?

Location, location, location. The placement of the charging handle on a rifle has been up...

Fightin' Iron: Applegate-Fairbairn Knife

Many edged-weapon enthusiasts have heard of the Fairbairn-Sykes commando dagger, but what about the post-World...

Classic Guns: The Bodeo Revolver

Known by those who carried it as Coscia d’agnello (“leg of lamb”), the Bodeo revolver...

Rifles in the Sky: Airborne Troops Then and Now

As we honor the 75th anniversary of D-Day, our resident expert offers reflections on the...

Snubnose Revolvers: Still Meeting Defensive Needs

The snubnose revolver, staple of 1950s cop shows, has a storied heritage and is still...

Fightin' Iron: The Four Johns of Firearm Design

Four inventors, all named John, designed iconic firearms used to defend America. Here's a look...

Lightweight Longarms: Today's Weight-Saving Rifle Parts

Shaving weight from a rifle you intend to carry can be accomplished in several ways,...

Classic Guns: The 1891 Argentine Mauser

Paul Mauser’s groundbreaking rifle would have implications around the globe, and the 1891 Argentine Mauser...

Examining .44-Special Revolvers for Personal Defense

Revolvers, especially those in .44 Special, continue to beguile American shooters, and with good reason.

Fightin' Iron: Trouble Times Four

Early attempts to increase handgun capacity were sometimes convoluted.

A Need for Speed: Rise and Fall of the Bottlenecked Pistol Cartridge

The trend of bottlenecked pistol cartridges has ebbed and flowed over the last century. Where...

Classic Guns: Bushmaster Arm Pistol

Think AR-15-style pistols are a new innovation? See where this unique product category got its...

Browning Hi Power: Revisiting a 20th-Century Classic

Though Browning discontinued its Hi Power, there are still plenty floating around the market. Sheriff...
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