In the 1880s, Texas inventor James Williams invented a rattrap with a kick that included the revolver of your choice.
We found a rifle that fires a 500-grain bullet capable of one-mile shots, and uses polygonal rifling, yet only weighs 9-pounds. Where do you sign up, right? Well, go back to 1860 and ask for Mr. Whitworth.
Though recent world records may make you think otherwise, the modern day sniper is an American concept, conceived during the War of Independence. It’s initial psychological impact on the British in 1775 was truly damaging and the Americans saw that by selectively targeting officers and non-coms
With drone strikes and snipers taking out targets past a mile, it may be hard to imagine that 250-years ago a country was born in the New World using the primitive weapons of the oppressor.
Guns.com looks at the hottest — flaming red hot — reloading tools of 2013.
While live bidding begins March 23, the auction is also online. And there are some serious guns for sale. Everything from belt 7.62x39s to black-powder shotguns, and guns for every budget.
Cimarron has released their new line up for 2013, and their new old guns are sure to please. Shotguns, 1911s, and affordable single-actions. If you’re into cowboy action shooting or historical memorabilia that you can shoot out on the range, or at the range, Cimarron has a gun for you.
The art of reloading is one that must be treated with discretion and a mind to safety. However, do we reloaders hold true some incorrect ideas of our craft, or have we been right-on all along? Separating old wives tales from explosive truth.
When a fledgling United States found itself fighting for its life against British Empire for the second time in just a few decades, it turned to its guns to keep its freedom.
But can you really count these wall guns as black powder rifles (rather than artillery) when they fire a 1600-grain ball 600 yards and require two to three men to operate it? Take a gander and decide for yourself…