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Touring a Chinese AK47 Factory

by Garry James 0

Back in the late 1980s, an AK47 coming into the United States had been produced in the People’s Republic of China…. more »

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Classics: 1891 Mosin-Nagant Rifle

by Garry James 0

Like its successor, the AK-47, the Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant and its numerous variations was one of the most widely dispersed… more »

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The .35 Whelen Story

by Layne Simpson 0

Remington forever legitimized the .35 Whelen when it began loading it in 1988. Eventually, Big Green would offer it in… more »

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Elmer Keith & Jack O’Connor’s Ruger No. 1s

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Guns & Ammo caught up with Senior Editor Garry James at the 2016 NRA Show, where we saw two Ruger… more »

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A Short History of Weatherby

by Craig Boddington 0

The year was 1945, and the country was euphoric over its victory in World War II, first in Europe, then… more »

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A Sleeping Giant: The Nepalese Bira Gun

by Garry James 0

Though the Bira gun was designed toward the end of the 19th century, its actual story begins several decades earlier,… more »

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AK-47 Cutaway: A Soviet Teaching Aid

by Marco Vorobiev 0

I am not being sarcastic when I say “teaching aid.” I had the pleasure of observing this curiosity in operation… more »

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The French Model 1874 Gras Rifle

by Garry James 0

Despite being armed with a superior breechloader, France’s defeat by the Prussians in 1871 was both ignominious and unexpected. During… more »

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A History of the 10mm Auto

by Tom Beckstrand 0

Most of our readers know that Colonel Jeff Cooper loved the 1911 and thought that it was and is the… more »

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America’s First Fifty: The .50-70 Centerfire

by Garry James 0

When most people think of an American military .50 caliber, the round that comes to mind (deservedly so) is the… more »

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Sniper Supreme: Model 41B Swedish Mauser

by Garry James 0

If you’re going to be neutral, it’s wise to have a damned good military capability. There’s probably nothing harder to… more »

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The Iconic M1 Garand

by Garry James 0

The American GI had a great advantage in World War II: He went into the fight carrying the best battle… more »

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Classics: P.08 Luger

by Garry James 0

The Luger, P.08 or Parabellum–whatever you choose to call it–could very reasonably be considered the most important automatic pistol ever…. more »

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The Untold FN Story

by Eric Poole and Garry James 0

It’s very unusual to find a company more than 125 years old that appears to have more history ahead of… more »

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A Soviet Workhorse: The DP-28 Machine Gun

by Garry James 0

The old saying “beauty is as beauty does” is particularly apt for the Soviet DP-28 machine gun and its progeny…. more »

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Classics: 1903 Springfield Rifle

by Garry James 0

There are those who, with some justification, consider the U.S. Model 1903 Springfield to be the most beautiful bolt-action military… more »

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First Look: Winchester Model 1866 150th Anniversary

by G&A Online Editors 0

The Winchester Model 1866 is known as one of the iconic rifles of the American West. More importantly, it was… more »

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A Colt 1911 With History

by Patrick Sweeney 0

Regular readers may have recognized a Colt 1911 that has been in a previous column. I have to thank that pistol… more »

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The .45 Obregon Pistol: A Mexican 1911

by Garry James 0

Timing is incredibly important in the firearms business, as Mexican mechanical engineer Alejandro Obregon discovered, much to his disadvantage. I… more »

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Garry James’ Rules for Buying Collectible Guns

by Garry James 16

Perhaps a better title for this piece would be “Thoughts on Buying Collectible Guns.” Personally, I hate most rules and… more »

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Christmas Carbine: The Winchester 1892 Rifle

by Brett Schwenke 0

In the early 1950s, my father, Wayne, returned home to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from a tour of duty… more »

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France’s Tabatiére Breechloader

by Garry James 0

With the exception of the American Civil War, it would be difficult to find a conflict in which so many… more »

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The Exotic Nepalese Snider Rifle

by Garry James 0

A few years ago, International Military Antiques and its associate, Atlanta Cutlery, found and purchased one of the largest and most… more »

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The Vis 35 Radom: Poland’s Pistol

by Garry James 0

Despite  being a “non-country” for well over a century, after World War I, Poland picked up the pieces and reestablished… more »

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2016: Celebrating 130 Years of Walther

by Evan Brune 0

In 1886, about the same time U.S. President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty, a 28-year-old German army veteran… more »

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7-Shot Wonder: The Spencer Repeating Rifle

by Garry James 0

Christopher Miner Spencer was one of those 19th century Edisonian inventors who could successfully turn his hand at just about… more »

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A Century of Beretta Auto Pistols

by Garry James 0

With a history dating back to the early 16th century, Beretta is unquestionably the oldest firearms manufacturer extant, and today… more »

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Custer’s Last Gun: Webley RIC Revolver

by Garry James 0

George Armstrong Custer was one of the most colorful and controversial American military figures of the 19th century. Remembered mostly… more »

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Video at the Range: Stechkin Fully-Automatic Pistol

by Guns & Ammo TV 0

In this segment of Guns & Ammo TV airing on the Sportsman Channel, we take a look at a fast-firing… more »

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The Guns of Hollywood

by Jeremy Stafford 0

I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with the professional armorers at Independent Studio Services (ISS), where I… more »

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