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America’s enduring Model 1911 .45-cal., semi-automatic pistol remains a landmark sidearm more than a century later. Yet how it was introduced to service and typically carried by soldiers, sailors and marines before World War I remains lesser known. Self-loading handguns became possible with the French invention of smokeless powder in …

Man-at-arms is a term that goes back to the knights of the crusade era. I suppose the best definition is “gentleman warrior.” And, while the term may have fallen by the wayside, the gentleman warrior has always been the backbone of our American history and continues to be so to …

This week, four anti-gun bills, AB 1227, AB 2870, SB 505 and SB 918, were heard in the respective Appropriations committees and sent to the suspense file. The Appropriations committees will take up the suspense files next week prior to the August 12 fiscal committee deadline. Continue to contact committee members and …

A burglary spree on April 20 ended with a twist when the Santa Rosa County Sheriff offered shooting classes to a victim. The day started with multiple break-ins in a Pace, Fla. neighborhood. The sheriff’s office started getting calls and reports of a suspicious person and then of shots fired. …

Firearm: Glock G44 (MSRP: $379) Like pretty much everybody else in this business, when the Glock G44 was first introduced a few years ago, I thought “Oh great, a .22LR pistol that will make a great training gun for people who own a Glock G19.” I didn’t own a Glock G19 at …

Midwest Industries is introducing a new lineup of accessories created for the recoil-operated, 12-gauge, semi-automatic shotgun—the Italian designed Benelli M4 Tactical. Among the new accessories available to deck out your Benelli M4 are a new M-Lok handguard, an extended charging handle, and a mount for the Aimpoint T2 or similar electronic …

Q. I have a Husqvarna double-action revolver that I cannot find any information on. It has a three-digit serial number, and all parts are numbered. The octagonal barrel is 3 5⁄8″ long and the six-shot cylinder has tapered chambers. A military or police number is stamped on right side of the …

This article, “The Nighthawk: Warhorse To Thoroughbred,” by Wiley Clapp, appeared originally in the February 2006 issue of American Rifleman. Today, Nighthawk Custom maintains production of its GRP 1911, “One Gun, One Gunsmith,” with upgrades added and chambering options such as 30 Super Carry and 9 mm Luger. To subscribe to the magazine, …

Anti-gunners have found another way to crack down on so-called “assault weapons.” Rep. Don Beyer has introduced a bill in the House (HR 8051) that will impose a 1,000% FEDERAL TAX on a vast number of semi-automatic rifles, pistols, and shotguns – and every magazine holding more than ten rounds. Beyer claims this tax …

This week, the Boulder County Commissioners unanimously voted to pass a gun control package consisting of five ordinances to infringe on your Second Amendment rights. Commissioner Matt Jones claims these ordinances are “common-sense gun violence laws designed to help keep people safe,” but, apparently, common sense isn’t common. These ordinances are restrictions that attack your …