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As soon as an independent Czech state was formed from the ashes of the Austro-Hungarian Empire following the First World War, it quickly became known as a nation with worldwide influence in firearm design. During the Cold War, despite being behind the Iron Curtain, the Czechs resisted the hegemony of …

Christensen Arms is known for making top quality precision firearms and custom carbon fiber barrels. Now the company is rolling out the new Ridgeline Scout. This new rifle was created for situations that require a lightweight, compact firearm such as hunting from a ground blind, personal defense applications, treestand, or anytime …

The .450 Bushmaster holds a special place in firearms lore. The round was first imagined by legendary gun writer and firearms trainer Col. Jeff Cooper in conjunction with Hornady ammunition and Bushmaster firearms, and the cartridge was created as a round that could provide a heavier, hard-hitting thump to AR-15 …

Kimber America is commonly credited as making some of the finest production M1911 handguns and bolt-action rifles on the market. But, in 2016, the company decided to branch out into a completely new arena—revolvers. That initial product, the compact K6s, was an instant success on the concealed carry market, but it …

For generations of American patriots, “Old Glory” is a term that expresses a love for the nation’s flag. Americans have looked to the stars and stripes for inspiration during times of trial, reminding us of the bravery of our forefathers and the reasons for their sacrifice. With the new Old Glory …

The Maverick 88 All-Purpose shotgun from O.F. Mossberg & Sons is a pump-action variant of the famed Model 500/590, which gives today’s home defender, hunter and enthusiast an affordable tool backed by a reputable American arms maker. Mossberg lists six lines of its Maverick 88 shotgun, from folding-stocked security models …

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) prides itself on specializing in innovative designs for use by law enforcement officers, military personnel and security-conscious armed citizens, and the company has certainly succeeded in creating an interesting twist on the tactical shotgun in the form of its semi-automatic Tavor TS12. Utilizing a bullpup configuration, a magazine …

Mossberg recently launched four new shotgun models in the 590S series, including two new models of the pump action Shockwave. The new shotgun series can reliably handle 1.75-, 2.75-, or 3-inch shotshells, and comes in standard full-size platforms (18.5- or 20-inch barrels) and the Shockwave format (14.375- or 18.5-inch barrels). Unlike …

While word of a new pistol from Kimber started circulating some time back, the company managed to play its cards pretty close to its vest about what that pistol was going to be. Before I knew what it was myself, it was interesting to hear the speculations of friends who …

There are plenty of shotgun options for American Trap fans out there, but not many reduced-size offerings. Caesar Guerini does have one, with its Summit Trap Compact 12-gauge competition model ($6,325, gueriniusa.com), a real clay crusher that’s ideal for shooters looking for a premium gun that’s smaller than the standard configuration. …