Gun Articles

Gun articles stories reviews from Gun Digest Magazine and the Gun Digest book.

Beretta-ARX-Review-Lead

Video: Gun Review of the Beretta ARX 100

With the utmost flexibility and space-age lines, the Beretta ARX 100 has been among the most anticipated tactical rifles in recent years. But does the carbine live up to its hype? Check out this video review to find out if Beretta done right.

While a lever-action shotgun seems strange today, tAs this replica Winchester Model 1887 demonstrates, a lever-action shotgun is a strange design. But the gun was one of the first successful repeating smoothbores.he Winchester Model 1887 was one of the first successful repeating smoothbores.

Video: Winchester’s Unique Lever-Action Shotgun

Given how pumps and semi-automatics dominate the market, a lever-action shotgun seems strange nowadays. But the Winchester 1887 was one of the first repeating smoothbores to find market success.

Today’s hunter is constantly searching for the load with the best knockdown power, when shot placement is far more important in regards to knocking an animal down.

The Truth Behind Knockdown Power

Energy is definitely a factor in what is called knockdown power, but there are other facets in play determining if a round will floor game. Location of the hit and construction of the bullet/slug are far more important elements.

While affordable, the Citori 725 line offers elegant features, such as engraving and three grades of walnut.

Browning Adds 20 Gauge to Citori 725 Line

Browning made waves a few years back, introducing an updated version of its Citori over-under shotgun. The 725 has proven so popular, in fact, the company has now released a 20-gauge version.

Smith & Wesson’s foray into really big-bore revolvers came with the introduction of the double-action X-frame. This one is chambered in the high-velocity .460 Smith & Wesson Magnum.

Revolver Selection, Understanding Your Needs

Whether it's hunting or self-defense, there is a revolver that will fit your needs. But before you make a choice between the slew of revolvers out there, you need to figure out exactly how you plan on using your wheelgun.

The VP9, Heckler & Koch's first new striker fire pistol in around 35 years.

Heckler & Koch Unveils the Striker-Fired VP9

It's been a spell since Heckler & Koch has introduced a striker-fired pistol, but the company's new VP9 appears to have made the wait worth it. The gun is decked out with features nearly any shooter will find appealing.