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Category: Gun History
While Henry and Winchester became famous for their successful lever action rifle designs, the genius who created both the system and a cartridge that changed the future of firearms sold the patent and moved on. Meet Walter Hunt and his Rocket Balls.
When is light and handy to little for the job at hand. The Guru knows.
Scott Elliot with Arizona Schuetzenverein introduces us to the purest form of target shooting.
Never a significant military weapon, Gordon Ingram's M-10 found fame in Hollywood rather than the battlefield.
Jim Waddell shares his loading experiences with the .32 Winchester Special.
Our intern's M1 Garand was in nearly perfect condition, but it had a bore fouled with copper from years of shooting without cleaning. Copper Killer and Copper Cream were up to the task.
The fact that .38 Specials can be fired in a .357 Magnum chamber is well known. Why they are called .38s is a little more obscure.
Prolific firearms designer, Dieudonne Saive, was the Right Arm of the Free World.
A retirement gift becomes a labor of love.
It is ironic that a successful firearms designer, much-maligned general of the Union Army and first president of the National Rifle Association should be remembered not for his place in history, but for his facial hair. Ambrose Burnside, because of his bushy oddly-manicured beard, left an indelible impression on the American public by adding the term “Sideburns” to the English lexicon.