The Lewis and Clark Air Rifle is an example of early assault rifles; so too the Kalthoff Repeater, Belton Flintlock, and Girandoni Air Rifle.
Weapon Crush Wednesday
The Chiappa 1873 SAA 22-10 single-action 10-shot 22lr revolver might be the perfect fit for someone needing a budget gun for thier home.
Did you know WHAM-O produced a series of 22 single action guns at one time under an alternative brand? Well, you do now! Here is the Powermaster 22 LR.
Want to freshen up on M1 Carbine history? Read the colorul life of its designer, “Carbine” Williams, M1 war service, and its influences in popular culture.
The Colt Python is back – and reportedly much improved over the original 1955 version. Find .357 Python specs, reviews, history, and more in this lineup. (P.S. Will there be a California Combat Python? We dunno, but fingers crossed. )
Spy Guns are a favorite Hollywood prop, but they’ve made appearances in real-world ops too. Peter Suciu details some Spy Guns employed by various agencies.
The Winchester 30-30 (Winchester 1894) is an iconic gun, probably because of one particular man: Teddy Roosevelt. Of all the US Presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is perhaps my favorite. In his life, he did it all: author, rancher, big game hunter, explorer, military...
The Mauser is the gold standard for military surplus rifles. The Swiss K31 and British SMLE are excellent weapons, but no series of rifles has been as consistently excellent as those based on the Mauser 98 action. And yes, that includes the Mosin-Nagant!
The handgun used on screen was an Old West double-action revolver, known as the British Bulldog. These were popular five-shot revolvers.
When most people think of World War II German pistols (assuming they think about such things at all) the first thing that usually pops up is the famous P08 Luger, and with good reason. The Luger is a sexy little beast that's achieved iconic status with shooters and...