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Category: Gun History
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.
Scott Elliot with Arizona Schuetzenverein introduces us to the purest form of target shooting.
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.
One of the major goals has been to come up with something that is a significant boost in performance over the 5.56, but requires the least amount of proprietary hardware to make it work. Enter the .277 Wolverine.
Kevin Newberry explains how to get the most out of combat pistols. This is a must read for anyone who carries a handgun for self defense.
The 9mm is back in police holsters in ever greater numbers, replacing the .40 S&W as the police cartridge of choice. Jim Waddell looks at what is driving this trend.