The 38 Special snub nose is the most relevant revolver in today’s conversation. Check out a lesser-known wheelgun: the Colt Agent.
Weapon Crush Wednesday
Zastava M48 Mauser: MILSURP Gem
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 American Enfield AKA the US Model 1917 Magazine Rifle
The .30-06 (not .303!) US Model 1917, also known as the American Enfield, was one of the great logistical successes of World War I.
6P41 PKP Pecheneg: Belt Fed Vodka Blaster
The PKP Pecheneg (6P41) is a modernized PKM belt-fed MG chambered in 7.62x54R with a non-removable, forced-air-cooled barrel.
Three Vintage Assaulters of our Forefathers: Kalthoff, Belton, Girandoni
The Lewis and Clark Air Rifle is an example of early assault rifles; so too the Kalthoff Repeater, Belton Flintlock, and Girandoni Air Rifle.
Chiappa 1873 22 Revolver Review
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.
WAMO Powermaster 22 LR
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.
M1 Carbine history: more than the Garand’s little brother
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.
Colt Python: now “refined and upgraded”
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: not quite James Bond, but still pretty cool
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.