Browning Automatic Rifle

The BAR Through World War I

America’s first light machine gun was yet another design from the man from Ogden.

Right Hand vs Left Hand Twist Rifling

While on a recent cleaning binge of my .45 ACP pistols, I noticed that some of the barrels had a right-hand twist, while the majority had a left-hand twist. This got me wondering why that was and what the difference between the two may be.

Why The Pie Chart is Junk Science

No one knows from whence it came and its conclusions are dubious, at best.

Why Trigger Jerk Is A Myth

For, well, ever, shooters have been taught to avoid “trigger jerk” when shooting, particularly handguns. There’s practically a whole industry around diagnosing and correcting this horrible imperfection in one’s shooting. But, it’s all based on a myth.

First Look: Springfield Armory SA-35

Springfield Armory recently introduced the new SA-35, a 9 mm handgun, which is based on one of the most legendary and world famous handgun designs of all time.

Review: Dan Wesson Bruin 1911 Pistol in 10 mm

Perfect for bear defense, Dan Wesson's Bruin 10 mm handgun is exactly what you'd expect from the company.

How the U.S. and NRA Assisted the Allied Effort in WWII

Assisting the Allied war effort, in addition to American troops, were privately owned American firearms that were sent to Britain to help fight the Axis.

Colt New Frontier Model Revolver Made for John F. Kennedy

A Colt intended for President Kennedy extols the storied ties between the White House and the NRA.

Skills Check Live: The Placement Test

Looking for quick drill to practice at the range to sharpen your skills without burning through precious ammo?

5 Best Fighting Handguns Ever Made

What makes a handgun particularly good for personal defense? Richard Mann takes a look at the 5 best fighting handguns ever made.

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