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A 16-gauge pump gun is a thing of ergonomic beauty. This one is a Winchester Model 12, from the 1930s.

10 Classic Shotguns You’ve Got to Own

From protecting your home to downing birds on the wing to classing up your gun safe, these incredible shotguns are among the best of the best.
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AK Upgrades To Trick Out Your Kalashnikov

Take your Kalashnikov rifle to the next level with these functional and ergonomic AK upgrades.
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Here are the five guns that fought for and against your independence in the American Revolution.
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How-To: Customizing the Remington 870

The Remington 870 pump action has been used as a standard police model for decades. But as good as this gun is, it can always be improved by the application of aftermarket parts and the ingenuity of a custom gunsmith.
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New Optic: Nikon’s 6-24x50SF BLACK X1000 IL X-MOA

Economically priced and long on features, Nikon's BLACK X1000 IL X-MOA riflescope looks to be an on-target long-range optic.
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Concealed Carry Sights: Which Are Best For Your Gun?

Nothing goes further to ensure you hit center mass than the right sights on your concealed carry handgun. But of all the options, which is the best?
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New Ammo: Fusion MSR Ready to take .300 BLK Afield

The 150-grain Fusion MSR is Federal Premium's first hunting-specific round for the .300 Blackout and has everything required to put meat on the table and trophies on the wall.
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Springfield Armory’s XD-S Made Even Better

Adding Crimson Trace’s Laserguard Pro and other accessories to a Springfield XD-S makes a good gun great.
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Gun Review: NULA Model 28 is King of the Mountain Rifles

Tailored to fit its user and boasting cutting-edge materials, the NULA Model 28 is at the summit of lightweight rifle designs.
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How Greatly Does A Ported Barrel Reduce Recoil?

Ports have been around for some time now, but they have become increasingly popular as a factory-installed option. Just how effective is a ported...
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Gun Review: The Mauser Brothers and the Model 98

The Mauser Model 98 is a true classic when it comes to bolt-action rifles. And with the company return to this iconic design it is again turning out a highly engineered gem.
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How-To: Handloading Tips for the AR-15

Handloading for the AR-15 isn't much different than for other rifles. But given it is a semi-automatic, there are some special considerations that must be taken into account when putting together a round.
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Review: Republic Forge Defiant Lightweight

The Republic Forge Defiant Lightweight 1911 is an elegant gun that’s big on power and small on size.
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Review: Legendary Arms Works Professional Rifle

One hunter took the Legendary Arms Works Professional rifle on an African safari to see how it performed. The results speak for themselves.
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Review: The Discreet Ruger SR-556 Takedown

With the ability to easily breakdown into easily concealed components, the Ruger SR-556 Takedown might be the ultimate knapsack AR.
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Federal Premium Expands 28-Gauge Shell Offerings

Upland hunters have a few more choices when it comes to how they feed their 28-gauge, with Federal Premium adding three new shells for the minimalist bore.
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How-To: Slinging Together Suppressor-Ready Handloads

Other than certain rounds specifically designed to work in conjunction with a suppressor, handloading for a gun outfitted with a can can be challenging… but not impossible.
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Gallery: Hot New AR Optics To Add Functionality To Your Rifle

Get the most out of your black rifle with these excellent new AR optics, many purposefully built for America’s favorite rifle.
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Review: SIG Sauer’s Optics-Equipped P226 RX

SIG Sauer’s P226 RX mates the excellent Romeo 1 red dot to the manufacturer’s classic defensive handgun.
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Concealed Carry: The Secret to Effective Reload Practice

Practice makes perfect, unless it's the wrong kind of practice. And from a standpoint of prepping for defensive handgun use, dry reload practice might be more of a hindrance than help.

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