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The True Story Behind Tom Threepersons and His Holster

Wiley Clapp recounts the tale of famous Western lawman, Tom Threepersons, and the holster that bears his namesake.

I Carry: Colt Lightweight Commander Pistol in an Aker Leather Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Colt Wiley Clapp edition Lightweight Commander 1911 pistol carried in an Aker Leather FlatSider XR13 holster, along with a Kershaw Decimus pocketknife.

Subguns in Vietnam: My Experience With the Madsen M50

There’s more to Denmark than Legos, pastry and big dogs. Wiley Clapp got his hands on the Danish Madsen M50 while in Vietnam.

Fightin' Iron: Marines at the Chosin Reservoir

Training for combat is one thing; training to fight in frigid, sub-zero weather is another. Wiley Clapp reminisces on his cold-weather training and what Marines have endured at fights like the Chosin Reservoir.

The Glock 17: Proper Fightin' Iron

Known 1911 aficionado Wiley Clapp give his take on the popular Glock 17 pistol and how it measures up as a piece of fightin' iron.

The Remington 870: My Favorite Shotgun

The timeless Remington 870 is 60 years old and has seen 10 million units produced. Wiley Clapp takes a look back at this legendary—and still relevant—defensive shotgun.

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.

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 Python was reborn as a recreation of an iconic and ultra-rare version of the Colt classic.

Glock Remains Top Choice for Law Enforcement Sidearm in 2018

After the launch of the company's Gen 5 series of handguns, Glock continues to supply law-enforcement agencies across the nation with handguns, including more than a dozen new agencies in 2018.

I Carry: Colt Wiley Clapp Commander 1911 in a Mitch Rosen ARG Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Colt Wiley Clapp Commander 1911 in a Mitch Rosen American Rear Guard holster, along with a few other essential pieces of EDC gear.

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