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.

Training for Personal Defense With and Without Glasses

Prescription lenses help restore our vision as we age, but what happens when you can’t find them or they get knocked off during a fight?

Why You Should Have Backup Sights on Your AR-15

Having a set of iron—or plastic—sights on your carbine is a smart hedge against worst-case scenarios.

Fightin' Iron: The Smith & Wesson Model 39 Handgun

When he made the point, my buddy was speaking from a position of strength. Chuck Karwan—West Point graduate, champion heavyweight wrestler, combat platoon leader, Green Beret, outdoorsman, gunwriter—was a bear of a guy. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of firearms of all sorts. Karwan was particularly fond of digging into the development of handguns; sights, systems, breeching, etc.; from Paterson to present.

Review: Ruger Max-9 Pistol

In case you just emerged from hibernation or beamed down from another planet, allow me to be the first to inform you concealed-carry pistols are hot. So hot, they dominate sales across the firearm industry, as millions of long-time gun owners compete with seven or eight million new gun owners trying to get their hands on these pistols.

Winchester Issues Ammo Recall for Select 9 mm Loads

A recall of some 9 mm 115-grain FMJ and 115-grain JHP loads manufactured by Olin Winchester has been issued, and it includes a few cartridges sold under the Herter’s label.

Review: Springfield Armory M1A Standard Issue Rifle

Robert Sadowski takes an in-depth look at the M1A from Springfield, which has its roots deep in U.S. Military history.

Why You Should Include Your Entire Family in a Home Defense Plan

Don’t forget to include all of your family members in your home-defense plan.

How to Feed Your Firearm During the Ammo Shortage

As the Great Ammo Drought of 2020 continues into 2021, we may have to explore heretofore unseen avenues to feed our rifles.

SIG Issues Safety Recall Notice for Cross Bolt-Action Rifles

SIG Sauer recently issued a recall for all Cross bolt-action rifles.

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