A new war and a new revolver bring success to the young Smith & Wesson company. “The timing of the introduction of the Model 2 proved important to the partners, for the first guns reached the market in June of 1861, only two months after the first shots were fired that marked the beginning of [...]
This video explains how to make a manual well pump. It’s an innovative way to solve the water problem during a blackout.
It’s true that “Standard Catalog of Firearms” is packed with more than 110,000 gun prices for used firearms. Did you know that it’s also a great source of information to identify guns when you aren’t sure what you have?
Think your rifle shoots at distance? It doesn’t unless you know minute of angle like a Palma shooter knows minute of angle. “What you have to have is a rifle/ammo combination that you could consistently shoot into 1/2 minute of angle or less with iron sights at 1,000 yards if there were no wind. An impossibility [...]
This video explains how to wire a generator to a house. Includes safety tips and debunks a common myth about using generators.
Some continue to question the effectiveness of match-grade ammunition for big game hunting. But are these concerns unwarranted?
Concealed carry expert Dr. Bruce Eimer, licensed clinical psychologist and NRA certified firearms instructor, discusses when you are justified in drawing your CCW firearm for personal protection.
Recently, the Student Senate at Texas A&M University passed a measure requesting campus-wide concealed carry. As reported by the student newspaper, The Eagle, “The student senate voted 38-19 to ask A&M university officials and state lawmakers to permit concealed carry license holders to bring handguns inside university buildings.”
At gun shows I always noticed that many shoppers and booth keepers alike kept the Gun Digest Standard Catalog of Firearms close at hand. With this tome, arguments were started and settled, prices set and haggled over, bluing and rust and rifling conditions discussed ad nauseum, and deal after deal after deal made. Indeed, Standard Catalog of Firearms held near-Bible status.
The Gun Digest the Magazine December 17, 2012 issue looks at the Barrett M107A1 CQ .50 BMG, the Ruger Mark I, understanding trigger adjustments and more. Plus the usual extensive coverage of gun shows, gun auctions, and guns for sale listings found in each issue.