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Latest NICS Numbers Show Firearm Sales Are Up

According to the latest NICS background-check numbers, firearm sales are up compared to the same...

Classic Guns: The Bodeo Revolver

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

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: The Model 1888 Commission Rifle in Africa

The late 19th century saw a whirlwind of innovation in how military arms were designed....

Handgun Rifling: Bullet Weights & Barrel Twists

Does the rifling-twist rate in your handgun impact accuracy when used with different-weight bullets? Is...

Classic Guns: The Model 1886 Lebel

Did you know the first smokeless-powder, repeating military arm was fielded by France in the...

The M1917 Enfield: America's WWI Workhorse

Where the rubber meets the road, function matters a lot more than form. The M1917...

8 Need-to-Know Essentials of Shotgun Shells

Do you know what all those numbers mean on that box of shotgun shells at...

Review: North American Arms Ranger II Revolver

NAA’s latest offering uses a design from a 19th-century, Old-West pistol for a new take...

Review: Western Powders' Handloading Guide

Western Powders offers its first, long-awaited resource for reloaders with the launch of its first-ever...

Multi-Caliber Modularity: The Benefits of Modern Rifle Design

With the advent of the modular AR-style platform, having multiple calibers in a single rifle...

Tips & Products for Battling Muzzle Blast

Muzzle flash can present an obstacle while shooting in low light, and the attendant muzzle...

Hodgdon Powder Announces New CEO

Hodgdon Powder Company announced that Steven M. Kehrwald is taking over as the company's president...

Gunpowder: How It Works

What makes bullets fly? Here's a quick look at how gunpowder works, from the earliest...

Why Carry a .44 Special Revolver?

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

Fightin' Iron: M1917 Enfield Rifle

Where the rubber meets the road, function matters a lot more than form. The M1917...

Hodgdon Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Hodgdon Powder Company started in 1947 with an ad for surplus H4895 powder in American...

Gun Cleaning Tips & Tools from the Experts

Cleaning firearms is not at the top of the list of fun things to do,...

How to Read Shotgun Shell Boxes

Read that ammunition box carefully for pertinent information on shotgun fodder.
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