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Six Classic Must-Have Centerfire Semi-Auto Pistol Designs

The development of the semi-auto pistol has been marked with some icons that stir the imagination of any true firearms nut. Here are six of these absolute classics.
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Upgrading A Surplus Browning Hi Power

ROBAR Guns helps to revive and revitalize a standard surplus Browning Hi Power, and the result is a beautiful, functional pistol.
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How To: Properly Sight In The AK

Shooting an AK, or any gun for that matter, is only fun if you hit your targets. And to hit intended targets, one must know how to properly sight in the AK.
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4 Historic Bolt-Action Service Rifles That Still See Action

Filling a certain role, and doing it well, military weapons can have long lifespans. How long can be astonishing, as these service rifles prove.
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8 Long Guns You Have to Know from the American Civil War

Here are eight of the long guns that played a role in making the American Civil War the bloodiest conflict in our country's history.
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5 Classic Semi-Automatic Rifles You’ve Got to Own

Semi-automatic rifles certainly reign supreme today, but they've been around for quite some time. Here are some timeless classics for your gun safe.
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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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Five Guns You Need To Know From The American Revolution

Here are the five guns that fought for and against your independence in the American Revolution.
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Surplus Soviet Pistols: Makarov 9mm

In 1949, the Soviet Union was searching for a replacement to their aging Tokarev TT-33 pistols. Thus born was the Makarov 9mm.
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Gun Debate: 3 Must-Have Apocalypse Guns

There comes a time in every gun writer’s career when he must consider the end of the world as we know it and the apocalypse guns required to survive.
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Gallery: Top 10 Fun Guns for the Fourth of July

There’s no better way to celebrate Independence Day than by enjoying your Second Amendment rights. Here are 10 fun guns sure to put a smile on your face on July Fourth.
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How To: Pushing SKS Upgrades to the Limit

SKS Upgrades? It almost sound like an oxymoron. But here's what can be accomplished by a truly determined fan of the rugged cold war relic.
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Review: Century Arms RAS47

Totally American-made, Century’s RAS47 further hones Kalashnikov’s classic design
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How To: Testing the Potential of AK Accuracy

Over the years, the Kalashnikov has been pegged as a inaccurate firearm. But is it a fair assessment of the rifle? What can marksmen truly expect when it comes to AK Accuracy?
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Gun D.I.Y.: Improving AK Triggers

Stock AK Triggers are not known for their crisp, clean breaks. But there is something that can be done about this with some simple modifications or upgrades.
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Feed Your AK: Great AK Ammo Options

There are some great AK ammo options out there for Kalashnikov's legendary rifle ranging from training to defensive and even hunting loads.
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