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Article first appeared at Cheaper than dirt. The CRKT OC3 is designed by sixth-degree black belt Pat Cascio and knife maker Brian Wagner. The result of this meeting of the minds is an extraordinary knife with excellent capabilities. During the past few years, CRKT has brought together the best and …

Article first appeared at Cheaper than dirt. Looking over my experience with the AK-type rifle, I can say I have not been a fan. I’ve owned a few, but the AR-15 has been my rifle, and I’ve spent my time mastering it. The AK seemed the rougher of the two—and …

Article first appeared at Cheaper than dirt. Gorilla Ammunition’s loads have favorably impressed me with good quality control, excellent cartridge integrity and accuracy.While there are many types of ammunition available, ranging from inexpensive steel-case loads we don’t expect much accuracy from to match-grade rifle ammunition we expect to group into …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. One of the most popular subcategories of collecting pre-’64 Winchester lever-actions is the “trapper,” or “baby carbine” as it was originally called, a model with a barrel shorter than the standard length of 20″. Trappers encompass Model 1873s, 1892s and 1894s, with verified extra-cost …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. A visually stunning custom knife borne of artistic collaboration and dubbed “Freedom’s Steel V—The Liberty’s Heritage Bowie” is set to raise not only eyebrows but significant funds for theNational Rifle Association. The work was conceived of, and sponsored by, Knife Rights, a knife advocacy …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. The first time a magnified optic was attached to a semi-automatic rifle, a dilemma was born. What the magnification offered in terms of increased range, it sacrificed in speed and short-range capability. Glass giveth, and glass taketh away. When the Global War on Terrorism …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. Remington has announced its latest addition to its 1911 lineup, the R1 Enhanced Commander, offered in either a black oxide or satin stainless finish. The .45-cal. pistol features a fiber optic front sight, adjustable rear sight, and match grade barrel. Other features are as …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. Watch this “I Have This Old Gun” segment from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV, as editors reflect on the history of the Browning 1917A1 machine gun. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. “The Second Amendment: America’s Original Homeland Security.” These are more than mere words emblazoned on a T-shirt offered by the NRA Store. But like many slogans and soundbites rendered on cotton/poly blend knit, there is a deep, underlying, often unspoken, truth to it. Americans …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. Jeff Cooper was the man who changed the handgunner’s approach to shooting the pistol or revolver in a very important way. For decades, pistoleros accurately concluded that the pistol could be fired with one hand and inaccurately assumed that it should be. Cooper developed …