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The Quintessential 22 Pistol: The Colt Woodsman

As another historic John M. Browning design, the first successful rimfire semi-auto pistol would later become the Woodsman.
A new family of AKs firing low-impulse 5.45X39mm ammunition was adopted for service in 1974.

AK-74: Soviet Blaster for the 5.45x39mm Cartridge

Developed in 1970, the AK-74 in 5.45X39mm was the Soviet’s answer to the U.S. Army’s M16 in 5.56mm NATO.
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1860 Henry Rifle Past And Present

The 1860 Henry Rifle is among history's most influential firearms designs and continues to soldier on today.
Engraving adds an unmistakable touch of class to any rifl e. Even the scope rings on this Remington custom rimfi re, which was on display at the SCI convention in Las Vegas, are engraved and feature gold inlays.

Why Custom Guns Are Worth The Investments

Custom guns are beautiful to behold, but they might also be one of the best firearm investments. Here’s why.
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Gun Collecting: The Rocky History Of The L.C. Smith

Though highly sought, history has not been kind to L.C. Smith shotgun.
One of the SA-22’s flagship features is an easy take-down system for removing the barrel.

Collector’s Corner: The Browning SA-22

When a gun has been in production for more than 100 years like the SA-22, labeling its design as a ‘success’ is a massive understatement.
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Video: The Exquisite New Mark IV By Turnbull

A thing of beauty, Turnbull's custom ROCS Mark IV is set to turn heads on and off the range.
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Modern Shooter: Functional Art In The Making

Watch a master at work! Turnbull's Tom McArdle freehand engraves an antique Winchester. How steady are your nerves?
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20 Questions To Ask When Buying A Vintage Shotgun

There are great deals on vintage shotguns for those willing to shop, but you better ask the right question before putting cold, hard cash on the table.
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Classic Guns: Great American Double-Barrel Shotguns

There were a number of great American double-barrel shotguns from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that remain highly collectible and fine shooters.
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Colt Python: The Cadillac Of Revolvers

The Colt Python is widely considered to be one of the best revolvers ever made, it’s also among the most collectible.
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Classic Guns: Winchester Model 42 — “The Greatest Little Shotgun”

A scaled-down version of Winchester’s classic Model 12 pump-action shotgun, the Model 42 was a sweet little scattergun that still holds value to collectors.
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KRISS USA Launches Edelweiss Arms Branch For Antique And C&R Guns

KRISS USA has launched a new division — Edelweiss Arms — focused on importing and selling C&R and antique firearms from Switzerland. What to know...
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10 Guns From The Old West You’ve Got To Know

These were the smoke wagons, street howitzers and repeaters that tamed the American West.
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Classic Guns: The Sweet Ruger No. 1 Rifle

Ruger’s fantastic No. 1 single-shot rifle has been a favorite among hunters and shooters since its introduction in the 1960s.
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M1 Garand: America’s Original Battle Rifle

Built like a Sherman tank, accurate to 1,000 yards and affordably priced on the surplus market, the battle-worn M1 Garand might be the most overlooked survival gun to be had.
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