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The Ruger Mark IV 22/45: My New, Go-To .22 Pistol

The Ruger Mark IV 22/45: My New, Go-To .22 Pistol

A longtime fan of the .22 LR, Bart Skelton got his hands on the Ruger...
Fightin' Iron: Building a Utilitarian 'Trail' Rifle

Fightin' Iron: Building a Utilitarian 'Trail' Rifle

Call it what you will, a bolt gun that’s purpose-built and equally badass can go...
Fightin' Iron: Origins of the .41-Caliber Revolver

Fightin' Iron: Origins of the .41-Caliber Revolver

The origins of today’s .41-caliber pistol are older than you think. Here's a look past...
Handgun Sights: The Weakest Link

Handgun Sights: The Weakest Link

For decades, handgun sights were difficult to use and, as aftermarket sights became popular, had...
Handgun Rifling: Bullet Weights & Barrel Twists

Handgun Rifling: Bullet Weights & Barrel Twists

Does the rifling-twist rate in your handgun impact accuracy when used with different-weight bullets? Is...
Review: DRD Tactical Kivaari Takedown Rifle

Review: DRD Tactical Kivaari Takedown Rifle

Known for its takedown AR-pattern rifles, DRD Tactical raises the bar for portability with .338...
The M1917 Enfield: America's WWI Workhorse

The M1917 Enfield: America's WWI Workhorse

Where the rubber meets the road, function matters a lot more than form. The M1917...
The Fightin' .45: Origins & History

The Fightin' .45: Origins & History

Our nation’s military and law enforcement relied on .45 caliber sidearms throughout history for its...
Large-Bore Love Affair: Why I Enjoy Big Bullets in Little Guns

Large-Bore Love Affair: Why I Enjoy Big Bullets in Little Guns

Little guns and big cartridges are a contradictory—and irresistible—combination. Here's the back story on our...
The Thompson at Anzio: Last Stand of S/N 169807

The Thompson at Anzio: Last Stand of S/N 169807

The Thompson submachine gun, also known as the “Chicago Typewriter,” had a distinguished military career...
Review: Ruger Officer-Style SR1911

Review: Ruger Officer-Style SR1911

Ruger’s recent offering to the concealed-handgun market, the SR1911 chambered in .45 ACP, promises to...
The Elusive 3-Inch: Recreating Colt's Combat Python

The Elusive 3-Inch: Recreating Colt's Combat Python

Occasionally, custom-made firearms are even more prized than their original variants. Here's how Wiley Clapp's...
Range Review: Charter Arms Bulldog XL in .45 Colt

Range Review: Charter Arms Bulldog XL in .45 Colt

Charter Arms took its innovative manufacturing process and produced its Bulldog XL for fans of...
Review: EAA Witness Elite 1911 Polymer

Review: EAA Witness Elite 1911 Polymer

The EAA Witness Elite 1911 takes John Browning's masterpiece and renders it in a modern-day...
Fightin' Iron: The Origin of Semi-Auto Tactical Rifles

Fightin' Iron: The Origin of Semi-Auto Tactical Rifles

The versatility commonly seen in today’s semi-automatic firearms used by SWAT teams and civilians alike...
Range Review: Kimber K6s 3-Inch Revolver

Range Review: Kimber K6s 3-Inch Revolver

Following on the heels of its first-ever revolver, Kimber added a new model to its...
AR-15 Cleaning & Maintenance: A Complete Guide

AR-15 Cleaning & Maintenance: A Complete Guide

Want to keep your AR-15 in peak fighting condition? Regardless of how often or how...
Range Review: Remington 1911 R1 Ultralight Executive

Range Review: Remington 1911 R1 Ultralight Executive

The new Remington 1911 R1 Ultralight Executive pistol has a bunch of very favorable qualities...
Choosing the Best Holster for Your Concealed-Carry Gun

Choosing the Best Holster for Your Concealed-Carry Gun

When you’ve carried a handgun every day for decades, you learn the best methods for...
Review: Brownells XBRN-177E2 Retro AR-15

Review: Brownells XBRN-177E2 Retro AR-15

Fans of the AR-15 will love Brownells’ new, old take on the platform: the XBRN-177E2....
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