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There are two important numbers to consider when talking about the advantages of bullpups. In the case of the new Springfield Armory Hellion, that’s 28.5″, which is its overall length, and 16.25″, which is the length of its barrel. To put those numbers into perspective, the gun’s length overall is about …

Spencer & His Rifle At age 11, Christopher Miner Spencer went to live with his maternal grandfather, Josiah Hollister, a veteran of the American Revolution. It was there that young Christopher learned the rudiments of wood- and metalworking. By age 14, Spencer was apprenticed to the Mount Nebo Silk Manufacturing Co., …

The Assembly Judiciary Committee is scheduled to meet on Wednesday morning to consider five new gun control bills, which Gov. Phil Murphy proudly refers to as gun package 3.0. Wait, what happened to the previous two gun control packages? You mean they didn’t work? Legislative Democrats and the Governor told …

The California Legislature continues to fast track firearm related legislation, making bills eligible for floor votes as early as this week. Additionally, the legislature is continuing their underhanded tactics of “gutting and amending” bills. This means they replace the entire text of a bill with new language picking up in …

Anderson Manufacturing has just unveiled their next generation of affordable AR-10 pattern rifles, the AM-10 Gen 2 series, during the 2022 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits event in Houston, TX. The Anderson Manufacturing AM-10 Gen 2 series rifles are all chambered in .308 Win. and are designed to perform while also …

As most of you know, I am a student of Old West history. However, my main area of focus is the frontier era following the Civil War, and I’ve never done any sort of in-depth study of percussion and muzzle-loading guns that predate the early cartridge revolvers. Recently though, while …

CMMG is introducing the Dissent line of large format, AR-style pistols. These new guns offer increased portability thanks to their buffer-less design that uses the company’s patent-pending Compact Action. The Dissent is available chambered in 5.56 NATO, .300 BLK and 5.7×28 mm. Each model sports a 6.5-inch free-floated barrel that is …

This week, we’re taking a closer look at the Heritage Manufacturing Rough Rider Black Tactical Cowboy. An Old-West style revolver with some very modern features, the single-action rimfire boasts a stretch of Picatinny rail atop its receiver for the addition of an optic, carbon-fiber grips and a threaded muzzle for the addition …

Welcome to our annual Golden Bullseyes, an award program that honors pinnacles of design, innovation, performance and value produced for American hunters. Golden Bullseye winners are selected by a panel of experts representing more than a century of collective experience in shooting, hunting and outdoor trade. To qualify for consideration, a …

One of the latest trends in the concealed carry and personal self defense world is sub-caliber, rimfire firearms for concealed carry, and Federal Ammunition is expanding their Punch Personal Defense rimfire line by releasing a .22 WMR cartridge option recently announced at the 2022 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits Convention in Houston, …