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When, in 1935, Smith & Wesson launched the .357 Magnum, it created a phenomenon. And very often there is a perception that, somehow, magnum equals better. That isn’t true, but neither is it so that magnum equals worse. All S&W did was follow a trend that was established before the turn of …

Remington is probably best known for its Model 700 rifle actions, 870 shotguns and 1911 style handguns, but it has also worked towards getting more involved in the polymer-framed duty pistol category as well. Remington released the striker-fired RP9, chambered in 9 mm, in 2016 as its entry into this category. Remington continues the …

Not all of the energy that a rifle cartridge can develop is necessary all the time, and excess power can be detrimental to meaningful practice. That’s where reduced-recoil handloads come in. An easy method of developing reduced-recoil loads is with Hodgdon Powder’s 60 percent formula for H4895 propellant that can be loaded …

Leupold is one of a handful of companies producing a highly technical product in America that is nonetheless on par with the very best such products in the world. This is true whether the subject is traditional, magnified scopes, red-dot sights or miniature red-dot sights (MRDS). The company’s latest innovation is …

The AR platform is adaptable to a wide range of calibers and firearms styles. One of the most-recognizable characteristics of the AR is its rear buffer tube, which houses the buffer spring assembly in many versions of the AR. Now CMMG is introducing their shortest and most compact Banshee line of firearms …

The popular SLx 1X prism optic from Primary Arms is now available with a green-illuminated reticle. As part of the SLx line of optics, the sight undergoes rigorous field-testing during development in order to continue Primary Arms’ reputation for innovation, reliability and value and to perform optimally in any environment. The SLx 1×20 …

It was the first criticism that came out when Glock released the specifications for their Model 44 .22 LR rimfire pistol in 2019, why only a 10-round magazine? There are several possible reasons for Glock’s decision. The Glock 44 was not intended as a self-defense firearm, so a 10-round magazine limit isn’t …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- For quite a while now I’ve been wanting to shoot a mile. A few years ago I shot a 1000 yards for the first time, and I was immediately hooked. Long range shooting is thrilling in a way that is sometimes hard to convey to …

The Mauser Model 1898, or Gewehr 98, is arguably one of the the most important bolt action military rifle designs of the 20th century, if not all time. It earned a notable reputation for being accurate, reliable, strong and most importantly safe for the user. The design elements of the …

Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, which thunderous snub-nose revolver is the smallest of them all? The answer to that question depends on which parameters you use to measure size. I’ve worked with various big-bore revolvers with short barrels that were among the most compact in their class, including the Thunder Snub …