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Cimarron’s Spencer 1865 Carbine

by Rick Hacker 0

Mention longarms of the Civil War and we tend to think of the 1861 Springfield and other single-shot muzzleloaders. But… more »


Browning M2 .50 Caliber Ma Deuce Machine Gun – ‘Gun Stories’

by G&A Staff 0

“Gun Stories” host Joe Mantegna talks about the origin and history of John Browning’s M2 .50 caliber heavy machine gun, also known as the Ma Deuce.


History of Ignitions – ‘Gun Stories’

by G&A Staff 0

“Gun Stories” host Joe Mantegna talks about the history of firearm ignition improvements and innovations (Part 1).


Gunslinging: Shooting’s Newest Game!

by Jeff Cooper 0

Just as Jeff Cooper was conducting his third Leatherslap match he wrote “Gunslinging,” his first article for Guns & Ammo in the magazine’s very first issue.


DBP87 5.8x42mm: China’s High Velocity Caliber

by David Fortier 0

Chinese ammo designers claim the 5.8mm cartridge outperforms both the 5.56mm and 5.45mm in ballistics and penetration.


Browning A5 Shotgun History

by G&A Staff 0

“Gun Stories” host Joe Mantegna talks about the origin and history of the Browning A5 shotgun.


Thompson/Center Contender Just Turned 50 And Is Still Going Strong

by Craig Boddington 0

The Thompson/Center Contender has been around for decades, and its versatility is still unmatched.


Barrett Model 90, 95 and 99: The Most Powerful Bullpups in the World

by Eric R. Poole 0

A look into the history of Barrett’s Model 90, 95 and 99.

French soldiers from the 27th Alpine Rangers Battalion and French Task Force Tiger patrol the many valleys of Kapisa province, Afghanistan, April 21, 2009. (DoD photo by Maj. Patrick Simo)

The FAMAS Rifle

by G&A Staff 0

A quick look into the history of the FAMAS Rifle and how it is still used today.

The F2000 is in limited service with seven foreign countries including Belgium, Croatia, India, Libya, Poland, Saudi Arabia, and Slovenia. It has also been chosen to serve tactical SWAT officers here in the U.S.

History of Bullpup Rifles

by Eric R. Poole 0

A primer on the significance of bullpups.


Spent Cases: Warren Page

by G&A Staff 0

An accomplished hunter, Page was fascinated by all things related to rifle accuracy and cartridge development.


Virginia Military Institute’s Cadet Rifles

by G&A Staff 0

This institution obtained rifles that were reduced scale and shortened for virtue of a student’s young age.


The Odd Couple: Kalashnikov And Stoner

by G&A Staff 0

Like-­minded in their education, the two men were opposites.


Brothers In Arms: John M. And Matt S. Browning

by G&A Staff 0

The brothers learned the gun trade together and hunted all their lives.

Many firearm historians argue that Bill Ruger perfected the Colt SAA with his Blackhawk and Super Blackhawk. This example wears its original factory-
installed stag grips.

The Saga Of The Single Action Army

by Patrick Sweeney 0

It is popular in some circles to view the iconic Single Action Army (SAA) as an exemplar of perfection. It isn’t.


Ammunition For The AK

by G&A Staff 0

Ammunition for the AK centers on two cartridges, the original 7.62x39mm round and the subsequent 5.45x39mm.

Mikhail Kalashnikov sits in his home discussing his design with the author. A hero in his own country, his rifle is known and respected around the globe.

Meet Mr. Kalashnikov

by David Fortier 0

What sets apart Mikhail Kalashnikov from other famous rifle designers? That’s a fairly simple question to answer. No other small-arms… more »


Inland Mfg. M37 Trench Shotgun

by Garry James 0

Inland MFG. reincarnates one of the rarest trench gun veterans of World War II and Vietnam.


Investing In Your Gun Collection

by Patrick Sweeney 0

Everyone should own a copy of the Blue Book of Gun Values.


My Life With Ruger No. 1

by Craig Boddington 0

Craig Boddington shares his memories and experiences with the over 50 year old single shot rifle from Ruger.


50 Years With Ruger No. 1

by Craig Boddington 0

The Ruger No. 1 was a radical departure. In 1966, Ruger was primarily a handgun manufacturer.


WWII Pocket Pistols: J.P. Sauer & Sohn .38H

by Patrick Sweeney 0

It is fashionable in some circles to scorn the Germans in World War II for their near-chaotic firearms procurement system…. more »


WWI Legends: Lt. Frank Luke Jr.

by G&A Staff 0

Lt. Frank Luke Jr. was the first airman to receive the Medal of Honor. He was an American fighter ace,… more »


The Colt 1903 Hammerless

by Garry James 0

Throughout its 42-year production career, one of John Browning’s most enduring automatic pistol designs has been referred to as many… more »


The .455 Colt New Service and the RCMP

by Garry James 0

  When I was a kid back in the 1940s and ’50s, there was a great program — first on… more »


Classics: Kar 98k Mauser

by Garry James 0

From the time it was introduced, the Model 1898 Mauser, with its controlled feed bolt-action system was recognized for the… more »


Frank Hamer & The Rangers

by G&A Staff 0

A young Frank Hamer — the legendary lawman who helped bring down the notorious Bonnie and Clyde — wears a… more »


Charlie Wilson at War

by G&A Staff 0

The U.S. had nothing whatsoever to do with these people’s decision to fight,” said former Rep. Charlie Wilson, D-Tx., “but… more »


The Model 1879 Springfield Trapdoor Carbine

by Garry James 0

By the time the Civil War ended, there was no doubt that the self-contained metallic cartridge was the wave of… more »


The Royal Irish Constabulary Carbine

by Garry James 0

Over the years, many have pointed to Britain’s “unarmed” police forces as an example of what can be done to… more »

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