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Get Off My Lawn: Great WWII Guns for Home Defense

While purpose-built, modern firearms are all the rage for personal protection, don’t discount that old World War II gun for home defense.

Classics: Detonics Combat Master

The concept of a small, concealable, 1911-style handgun for personal defense isn't new. The Detonics Combat Master was one of the early pioneer pistols in the field.

Classic Guns: Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Much attention is paid to the Colt 1911 pistol, and for good reason, but perhaps it's time we acknowledged the original Government .45: the Colt Single Action Army revolver.

Classic Guns: The M1903 Springfield Rifle

Designed in 1900, revised in 1901 and 1902, and formally drafted into service in 1903, the ’03 Springfield—or more officially, United States Rifle, Caliber .30, Model 1903—marked a turning point in the way the Army viewed the infantry rifle.

Classics: Detonics Combat Master Pistol

The concept of a small, concealable, 1911-style handgun for personal defense isn't new. The Detonics Combat Master was one of the early pioneer pistols in the field.

Classics: Ruger Security-Six Revolver

With a robust frame capable of withstanding high-volume shooting of magnum ammunition, simple internal sub-assemblies and solid sidewalls, the Ruger Security-Six set the standard for dependability and innovation.

Classics: Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Much attention is paid to the Colt 1911 pistol, and for good reason, but perhaps it's time we acknowledged the original Government .45: the Colt Single Action Army revolver.

The Ruger 10/22: A Classic Rimfire Rifle

We examine the history of one of the most popular rimfire rifles ever produced: the iconic Ruger 10/22.

For Better or Worse?

Now that the celebratory hoopla surrounding the 1911's 100th birthday is behind us, it's time to take a hard look at what a century has done to the pistol. We have more options today than ever, but are modern variants that much better than the original?

Ruger Security-Six

With a robust frame capable of withstanding high-volume shooting of magnum ammunition, simple internal sub-assemblies and solid sidewalls, the Ruger Security-Six set the standard for dependability and innovation.

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