Unless you have a need to shoot a completely accurate copy of a Colt, or have the money to own an original, the Ruger gets the tip of the hat in its price range.
The Uberti Hombre is a great pistol for the price. It doesn’t have the fancy finish like other Ubertis, but it shoots just as good.
The Winchester 1911 SL is an interesting shotgun to say the least and would be a cool, albeit “dangerous”, complement to an Auto-5. One that would for sure stay in the safe.
Auto Ordnance began reproducing the iconic M1 Carbine, calling it the AO130. While quality in some aspects could be improved, quibbles aside, it’s a fairly accurate reproduction of the early WWII rifle.
Cimarron Arm’s 1911 is not your standard run-of-the-mill clone. Most of the 1911’s made today are more in line with the 1911A1, but not this Cimarron. It lacks the frame cutouts, has a smooth mainspring housing that hasn’t been raised, and has the small sights of the old Colts. In essence it’s built to look like a 1911 that was made in 1918. The MSRP ranges from about $500 to $680.
I want a new revolver for Christmas this year. To be specific, I want a Ruger Super Blackhawk, but not just any Blackhawk. The fine folks at Lipsey’s have a distributor exclusive that is exactly what I want.
While known for its classic Model 37 shotgun and the many variants that coincide with it, Ithaca was also once known for its 1911s. Recently, like many gun manufacturers, its gotten back into the 1911 game. Check out the new Ithaca 1911.
The once owner of this highly valued collectible, Thomas Jackson, carried it through triumph and terror during the American Civil War. Find out his story.
The little bit of extra weight can save your ass if and when the unexpected happens. Stay safe and happy hunting.
When we hear “lever-action rifle” we immediately think of brands like Marlin and Winchester — while nice, brand new ones tend to be expensive. So how does a budget lever-action rifle like the Rossi Rio Grande fare in this category?