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Article first appeared at American Rifleman. In 1903, two semi-automatic shotguns revolutionized hunting. John M. Browning’s long-recoil-operated Automatic-5—“Five shots under your finger,” read the advertising—and Swedish gunsmith Carl Axel Theodor Sjögren’s inertia-operated “Normal” shotgun. Pump guns had yet to exist for a full two decades, and yet here were shotguns

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. So, I was wrong. There was a part of me that did not think the U.S. Army was serious about selecting and actually issuing a new handgun. I thought it may just be another Pentagon Power Point presentation to be shelved away next to

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- I’ve carried a snub nose revolver for 25 years, first as a back-up to my duty revolver and now my duty autoloader. I’m not ready to give up on wheel guns. Unlike many younger people in law enforcement who have never held

Article first appeared at Americas 1st Freedom. IWI US, Inc. announced the arrival of the first IWI bolt-action tactical precision rifle in the DAN .338. The DAN .338 is designed to offer reliability, ruggedness and sub-MOA accuracy in the .338 Lapua Mag. caliber. “Having the extraordinary DAN .338 in the IWI

Article first appeared at Americas 1st Freedom. Choosing a handgun is a subtle undertaking, at least the second time. This caveat acknowledges the simple fact that most first choices are at least partial mistakes, if not comparative disasters. There’s no mystery as to why. As a non-scientific poll recently conducted

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Stoeger M3000 Stoeger Industries ACCOKEEK, Md. -(Ammoland.com)- As rugged as it is practical, Stoeger’s venerable M3000 continues to be popular from southern dove fields to the northern frozen prairies. Built around an ultra-reliable inertia driven action, this semi-auto shotgun delivers value and performance for

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. USA – -(Ammoland.com)-  NRATV’s Colion Noir has released a bold new statement on why gun owners should be fighting to make the use of silencers the new normal. “If you want to protect your freedom, take the suppressor off your mouth and put it

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. Many people who don’t have small children in the home have gotten into the practice of keeping a defensive firearm in a readily accessible gun safe somewhere in the house, immediately available in case of a home invasion or other violent crime. The key,

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. A couple of years ago, I made a tremendous mistake as an editor. I chose to run the then-new Remington R51 on the cover based on a review of a pre-production sample by a trusted writer. My thinking was: “Remington has been around for

Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. The shooting world has exploded with the popularity of the AR-15 rifle, and rightfully so. The AR-15, based on a design by Eugene Stoner in 1956, has rapidly become America’s most popular rifle. Estimates on the number of AR-15s in civilian hands in the