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In 1919, Winchester vice president Edwin Pugsley brilliantly coined the marketing slogan “The Gun That Won The West.” He was referring to the Winchester Model 1873 lever action, which–ironically enough–was on the verge of being discontinued, as by that time, the West had already been won. However, Winchester was riding to newfound …

This article, “ArmaLite Turns 50: Golden Days At ArmaLite,” appeared originally in the December 2004 issue of American Rifleman. To subscribe to the magazine, visit the NRA membership page here and select American Rifleman as your member magazine. Bringing Small Arms Into The Space Age As detailed in The ArmaLite AR-10 by Maj. Sam Pikula, USAR, The Black …

If you have ever dreamed of owning a classic American flintlock longrifle of the Golden Age style, here’s your chance for $10. Artist gunsmith Judson Brennan and his sons created a masterpiece longrifle in the apex decorative style of the late 1700s, when gunmaking rose to a high art form. …

This article, “Vz. 52: From Suez to the Bay of Pigs,” appeared originally in the March 1992 issue of American Rifleman. To subscribe to the magazine, visit the NRA membership page here and select American Rifleman as your member magazine. The general staff of the Czechoslovak Army set out principles for that nation’s postwar small-arms development on Aug. 1, …

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) needs to change their name. At this point, it’s false advertising. The ACLU recently argued that, “anti-Blackness determined the inclusion of the Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights, and has informed the unequal and racist application of gun laws.” That’s plainly arguing that …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)-The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) is sending letters to Federal Firearms Licensees (FFL) in states that have passed bills protecting the Second Amendment demanding that the FFLs do NOT follow state laws. The ATF, at the same time, sent letters to …

Under New York law, illegal possession of a loaded handgun is a crime punishable by imprisonment for “at least three years,” but the sentence “shall not exceed fifteen years.” With a premises license, one can keep a handgun in his or her dwelling. To get a carry license, the authorities …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com Pompano Beach, Fla. (Ammoland.com) – CAA USA, designers and developers of the world-famous MCK/Micro Conversion Kit, have reached a new benchmark for available MCK handgun models. The original Micro Conversion Kit, developed for the popular GLOCK pistols, quickly put the CAA USA design team to work …

Adaptive Tactical, LLC, is introducing the new Lightweight Tactical Grip (LTG) for AR-15/AR-9 rifles and AR pistols. The grip is specifically engineered to cut weight, improve control and add a level of aggressive styling, all of which is delivered at a value price. Using high-grade reinforced polymer materials, the LTG offers …

Springfield Armory announced the addition of its Emissary 1911 to the company’s extensive lineup of 1911s, bringing a blended mix of elements only found on today’s elite defensive and custom-built guns. Despite the unique, custom styling and construction of the Emissary, it doesn’t carry the price tag of today’s elite custom …