Yearly Archives: 2012

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Giveaway: Ammunition Reloading Essentials

Whether you're a new firearms enthusiast, experienced cartridge collector or serious handloader, you'll want to get in on this chance to win two of the best reloading reference guides available.

A scene from the Revolutionary War Battle of Lexington and Concord.

Gun Quotes: Gunpowder Before Guns

In a firearms twist on what came first, the chicken or the egg, it turns out that, in early America, it was the egg–or, as we know it, gunpowder. American powder manufacture antedated gun manufacture. A powder mill at Milton, Massachusetts, near Boston, was probably the first. By the beginning of the Revolution, colonists...

A U.S. Coast Guard petty officer from Maritime Safety and Security Team 91106 armed with an M870P fitted with a Trijicon reflex sight and a Speedfeed stock.

The Remington 870’s Burgeoning Empire

Over 35 countries choose the American-made Remington 870 shotgun, even over their own domestic shotgun manufacturers, for police and military use. That says a lot.

3 simple techniques for custom rifle painting.

Rifle Painting: Blending In

Learn about camo painting your rifle so it, as well as you, can blend in no matter where you are with this easy do-it-yourself project.

The Ruger Scout Rifle and Select Quotes by Jeff Cooper

Evolution of a Scout Rifle

The prototype of the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle was described in the essay “The Scout Rifle Idea” by Jeff Cooper in the 1984 edition of the Gun Digest annual.

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Did You Win the Limited Edition Collector’s Set?

Thanks to everyone who commented for a chance to win this great Gun Digest collection. After watching the comments roll in for the past several days, I must confess I had no idea that drinking hot eggnog with bourbon was such aberrant behavior!