Of surfmen and lifesaving guns: The Lyle line throwing cannon
Of surfmen and lifesaving guns: The Lyle line throwing cannon
While today many are quick to paint guns are instruments of destruction for their own political agenda, for more than fifty years the largest cannon stationed at Coast Guard stations around the country were only trotted o ...
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19th Century gun hacks: Native peoples modified rifles
19th Century gun hacks: Native peoples modified rifles
Today we think that we have the market cornered on updating, accessorizing, and otherwise personalizing our ARs, Glocks, 1911s and the like. But, in thinking we are the first clever people to figure this stuff out, we are ...
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The Army goes for a lighter machine gun, and you won
The Army goes for a lighter machine gun, and you won't believe what it shoots
Ever since the first cave dweller was handed a rock by his war chief and told to go smash on "the others," grunts on the sharp end of things have wanted to carry lighter weapons into battle-- and the soldiers of ...
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Are you a member of a gun rights organization?
Are you a member of a gun rights organization?
With over 100 million gun owners in the country, you would expect that America's firearms enthusiasts would also be vocal in their support of retaining and defending their Second Amendment rights. Well, about that.Why joi ...
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The beautiful Brugger and Thomet MP9 series and why it matters
The beautiful Brugger and Thomet MP9 series and why it matters
This compact family of pistols and personal defense weapons with a name that rhymes with nausea are one of the least known combat arms in the world-- but that shouldn't stop you from really digging on them. Why the B+T?Wh ...
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The "other" Mauser handguns: the Model 1910 and 1914 pocket pistols
The "other" Mauser handguns: the Model 1910 and 1914 pocket pistols
The Mauser brothers and their company, the famous Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken A.G. (DWM) concern, was perhaps the world's premier bolt-action rifle makers for decades and armed the military of their own country ...
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Feel like running a 43K with a rifle on your back? The Swiss call it Waffenlauf
Feel like running a 43K with a rifle on your back? The Swiss call it Waffenlauf
The tiny central European country of Switzerland was renowned for centuries for the quality of their fighting men and was one of the few countries on that continent that was never attacked in either of the great World War ...
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Of Pistols and Tablesaws
Of Pistols and Tablesaws
As a licensed Florida building contractor and a responsible firearm owner, I keep a holstered pistol in the driver's side door of my work van. It's just a little too clunky to keep on my belt while working. My usual job i ...
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Turning to your warm weather carry options
Turning to your warm weather carry options
It's that time of the year. Our daily wardrobe is changing to polos, and it's apparent once again that the 'ol 1911 doesn't conceal too well under a t-shirt (dammit). Yes, "your carry gun should be comforting instead ...
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The 2nd Amendment on a budget
The 2nd Amendment on a budget
For those who enjoy shooting and have control of the homestead, remember the article from the NRA, which reminded us that the most important weapons in our Nations' history were a pair of air rifles carried by Louis and ...
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