Yearly Archives: 2012

Concealed carry at Texas A&M?

Texas A&M Students Want Concealed Carry on Campus

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."

Standard Catalog Gun Values - Shotgun

Editor’s Pick: 2013 Standard Catalog of Firearms

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,...

Gun Digest the Magazine December 17, 2012

Gun Digest the Magazine, December 17, 2012

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.

Dirty Harry .44 Magnum movie poster

Gun Quotes: Don’t Snub the Snubbie

Thoughts on why the snubbie revolver is always worth your consideration for self-defense. “Back in the Dirty Harry days, a lot of people presumed you needed a great big handgun of large caliber to impress people. Any gun muzzle is going to impress the hell out of a typical scumbag. It is going to...

How to Make a Survival Bracelet

Photos: How to Make a Survival Bracelet

This photo series explains how to make a survival bracelet. This handy, portable survival essential worn around the wrist provides cordage at an instant’s notice. Cordage, as prepared individuals know, is one of the most versatile items one can carry.

The AR-15 platform has become the most popular rifle in the world, and even though most are chambered for the .223 Remington/5.56 NATO cartridge, many other cartridges are now available for this versatile rifle.

Advances in AR-15 Ammo

The AR-15 platform has become the most popular rifle in the world, and even though most are chambered for the .223 Remington/5.56 NATO cartridge, many other cartridges are now available for this versatile rifle.

An antique box of UMC .45 Colt ammunition.

Gun Quotes: Elmer Keith on Using Enough Revolver

The Original Big-Bore Revolver Lover: Elmer Keith weighs forth on the prudent use of enough gun when it comes to taming unhappy livestock. “I saddled old Satan up, rode over, and sure enough, the East Helena butcher was up a tree over there and the bull was going around after him. His .41 rod...