The Winchester 1895 was a John Moses Browning designed lever action rifle, considered by some to be his best, that pops up in the strangest of places.
With many states on the cusp of primitive weapon season, and new shooters getting into smoke poles, IV8888 shows why you want to keep your black powder straight.
In a “don’t try this at home” exercise in busting clays, Brit shot-gunner Philip Thorrold stands still while three throwers aim at his goody bits and he tries to beat them to the punch.
Black powder seasons are short which begs the question, why spend a fortune on a muzzleloader for a short period of time? Simple. Don’t spend a fortune.
The CVA Squirrel Rifle is a .32 caliber muzzle-loading rifle, loosely based on Kentucky rifle designs of the early nineteenth century and is remarkably accurate.
The Minie ball is one of those funny little technologies that completely changed warfare and in its own way altered the course of history.
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.
Glocks, as well as other modern hi-tech pistols are famous for functioning under extreme conditions. We thought we’d test one with the dirtiest powder one can imagine and see if it would fire a full magazine without hanging up.
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.