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Kalashnikov USA Release AK-103 Side Folder

Kalashnikov USA’s AK-103 clone, the KR-103, is now available with a side-folding stock making it more true to the original design. New guns and ammo teased as well.
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The vz. 61 Skorpion: The World’s Favorite Machine Pistol

Unique in both concept and design, the Czech vz. 61 Skorpion machine pistol has won hearts on both sides of the law since its inception.
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The SVT-40: Soviet Russia’s Battle Rifle

Often overlooked, the SVT-40 was one of the world’s first battle rifles and helped prove the concept of full-power self-loading rifles that NATO would extensively use in the decades to come.
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The Top 5 Most Common FAL Rifles

“SLR”, “L1A1”, “right arm of the free world”, the FN FAL has had many names and even more variants, but here are the five most common examples you’ll likely find spread throughout the world.
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What To Know When Buying A G3

Everything you need to know about buying, modifying and owning an H&K G3 rifle in the current gun market.
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Palmetto State Armory Spotlight: Keeping AKs Accessible And Interesting

Palmetto State Armory continues to expand their PSAK-47 and PSAK-74 lines with interesting rifles, pistols and parts that won’t break the bank.
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The H&K G3: The World’s Most Successful Battle Rifle

H&K’s G3 Rifle is a rugged and reliable battle rifle that’s seen serious use since its adoption throughout today.
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The CETME Model 58: Roller-Locks Go Mainstream

Developed in post-war Spain by ex-Mauser engineers, the CETME Model 58 was based on German prototype designs and resulted in one of the most influential battle rifles to ever exist.
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DS Arms: American FALs For The 21st Century

The FAL is a legendary battle rifle still sought after by many, but for the average American, the most obtainable examples will be from DS Arms.
The top revolver is the Lend-Lease Victory in .38 S&W. Below is the pre-war revolvers S&W made for its customers. This one is in .38 Special and started with a high-gloss blue finish. Both have seen honest wear since then.

Classics: Smith & Wesson’s Victory Revolver in .38 S&W

A wartime version of the original Model 10, the Smith & Wesson Victory model is a class WWII collectible.
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The FN FAL: The AK Of The West

Originally intended to use an intermediate cartridge, the FN FAL ended up sparking the battle rifle trend that would see them featured in global conflicts for decades to come.
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5 Best AR-10 Options You Can Actually Afford

The AR-10 is many things, cheap isn't usually one of them. But we dig up the best AR-10 choices that won't put you in the poorhouse.

U.S. Military Weapons Likely In Taliban Hands

With the fall of the Afghan National Army, the Taliban has gained a trove of U.S. Military Weapons. Here's some of what's in their hands.
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The Best AK-47 Rifles You Can Find In The U.S.

With so many different kinds imported over the years, it’s hard to nail down what is the Best AK-47, but here are 10 front runners to keep an eye out for.
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Longest Sniper Shot: 6 Rifles That Went The Distance

The author takes an in-depth look at the sniper rifles behind the longest recorded shots in history.
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The SVD Dragunov: The World’s Most Prolific Sniper Rifle And Its Olympic Roots

Developed as a DMR for the Soviet army, the SVD is still much of the world’s go-to sniper rifle.


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