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Range Tested: Personal Defense Ammunition

Range Tested: Personal Defense Ammunition

We all know how important it is to invest in a quality self-defense gun, but it's also important to invest in quality personal-defense ammunition, too. There are many companies producing high-quality self-defense ammunition today, but two industry giants are producing some of the best defensive loads on the market: Federal Premium and Speer Ammo. Read More

Real Avid TRANSFORMS the gun multi-tool again!

Real Avid TRANSFORMS The Gun Multi-Tool Again!

The Gun Tool™ AMP is a creatively reinvented line of multi-tool's for guns. With transformer-like functionality, AMP packs serious problem-solving capability into a surprisingly small footprint. Get AMPED-UP at Cabela's® and Bass Pro Shops® on-line or at your local retail location. Keep It Ready!

Kahr Takes A Stand For Freedom With The Liberty 1911!

Kahr Takes A Stand For Freedom With The "Liberty 1911"!

The "Liberty 1911" warns tyrants with the Gadsden Flag motto "Don't Tread on Me!" Wood grips feature 13 stars, the Liberty Bell, and "DTOM". This Auto-Ordnance GI Model 1911 is American made, with 5" barrel, GI sights, Cerakote finish, and chambered in .45 ACP. One 7 round magazine is included. Read More

1899: Year of the Browning Pistol

1899: Year of the Browning Pistol

From a marketing standpoint, the year 1899 must not have seemed very exciting, especially with the advent of a new century. But, in the history of semi-automatic pistols, it was monumental. It marked the world's introduction to the first Browning pistol... Read More

AR-15 Intermediate Level Shooting Drill: The 3x5

AR-15 Intermediate Level Shooting Drill: The 3x5

The AR-15 platform, in all of its variations, is by far the most popular rifle in America. Untold numbers of shooters regularly take their rifle to the range for an enjoyable session. However, outside of carbine training classes, there are remarkably few AR-15-specific shooting drills that challenge the shooter in a situational framework. Read More

Guns of the First Fenian Raid: The Irish Invasion of Canada

Guns of the First Fenian Raid: The Irish Invasion of Canada

A century-and-a-half ago, an army invaded Canada from the United States. But it wasn't the U.S. Army, it was a force of Irish nationalists that handed the Canadians a defeat on their own soil. Under a blazing early June sun, hundreds of Americans, dressed in Union blue, Confederate gray, Irish green and civilian clothes... Read More

Review: Ruger Mini-14 Tactical 300 BLK

Review: Ruger Mini-14 Tactical 300 BLK

The first opportunity I had to work with the Ruger Mini-14 came along in 1999. I was in the market for a flexible, general-purpose carbine with full-capacity removable magazines that could fill multiple roles, like informal target shooting, home protection and some hunting in a pinch. Read More

Remington Revolvers in the Civil War

Remington Revolvers in the Civil War

When one thinks of percussion revolvers in U.S. military service, Colt's percussion revolvers tend to be the first to come to mind, but Remington revolvers played an important, if often overlooked, role as well. Read More

NRA Gun of the Week: Ruger American Pistol Competition

NRA Gun of the Week: Ruger American Pistol Competition

Strum, Ruger & Co., Inc., engineered a striker-fired semi-automatic pistol in response to a Request for Proposals by the U.S. military in September 2015. As a result of the MHS program, the American consumer has access to an entirely new pistol line from Ruger—the American Pistol—that has since expanded with an offering designed for competition use. Read More

At The Range: L2A3 Sterling Mk. 4 Submachine Gun

At The Range: L2A3 Sterling Mk. 4 Submachine Gun

During the closing weeks of World War II, Free French and British SAS troops carried out an operation in the Netherlands code-named Operation Amherst. The mission had the objective of attacking and capturing a series of airfields, bridges and canals in an area 80 miles northeast of Amsterdam. Read More

This Old Gun: Colt Anaconda

This Old Gun: Colt Anaconda

Introduced in 1990, the Colt Anaconda is a large-frame, double-action revolver with a full-lugged barrel and six-round cylinder. It marked Colt's first entry into the large-bore magnum revolver market. Read More

Exploded View: High Power Pistol

Exploded View: High Power Pistol

In 1922, when the French put out the call for a new military pistol chambered in 9 mm Luger, Belgium's Fabrique Nationale (FN) answered with firearm legend John Moses Browning and a lesser-known Belgian designer named Dieudionné Saive. Read More

Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's Receive Customer Service Award

Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's Receive Customer Service Award

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's have received an "America's Best-In-State Customer Service 2020" award. The company was recognized as a top customer service provider in 16 of the 20 states surveyed... Read More

Smith & Wesson 642: A Top-Selling Revolver

Smith & Wesson 642: A Top-Selling Revolver

The Smith & Wesson 642 revolver is built on the company's iconic J-Frame that made the Model 40 a popular choice for concealed carry and self-defense. It was first offered in 2003 and came with a number of modern upgrades its 1950s predecessor didn't wear... Read More

Otis Technology Sponsors Hand Sanitizer for SHOT Show

Otis Technology Sponsors Hand Sanitizer for SHOT Show

Otis Technology will supply more than 52,500 bottles of hand sanitizer for distribution during the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show, scheduled Jan. 19 to 22 in Las Vegas, NV. Otis Technology is headquartered in Lyons Falls, NY, and manufactures a wide variety of firearm maintenance products... Read More

Preview: TexMagBox Ammo Cans

Preview: TexMagBox Ammo Cans

If you're looking for a durable container to store your ammunition and loaded magazines, then why not do what the U.S. military does? For decades, our armed forces have relied on durable metal ammo cans that have withstood the worst our enemies could throw at us... Read More

Preview: Nightstick TSM-13G

Preview: Nightstick TSM-13G

Though the slim, compact size of the SIG Sauer P365 has made it one of the top-selling concealed-carry pistols on the market, the micro-compact frame eliminates the possibility of attaching most lights or lasers on the market to this petite pistol. Read More

The Armed Citizen

The Armed Citizen®

Read these amazing stories which highlight accounts of law-abiding gun owners in America using their Second Amendment rights for self-defense. Read More