barrel twist

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.

John Browning's Firearm Designs: Still In Service Today

If you own a firearm, chances are you have John Moses Browning to thank for some part of that gun. Maybe even the whole thing.

John Moses Browning & His Impact on Gun Design

Few firearm owners today recognize that the guns they enjoy for sport and count on for personal defense, in many cases, trace back to one man: John Moses Browning.

Browning Ends Hi-Power Handgun Production

After more than 80 years in production, Browning announced in February 2018 that it had ceased manufacturing new models of its Hi-Power handgun.

A Guide to Field-Stripping the 1911 Pistol

The 1911 is one of the most popular firearm designs in the country. Here, we cover the basics of field-stripping, cleaning and maintaining this iconic pistol.


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