Gun articles stories reviews from Gun Digest Magazine and the Gun Digest book.
The March 25, 2013 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine features handgun reviews on the Boberg XR9-S and HK PS2000, plus new turkey shotguns, solving the 5.56 vs. .223 problem, defensive shooting case studies and more!
There’s lots of hype these days about hyper-volicty this, maximum-load that, for making successful long shots on ducks and geese. This quote from a 1920s-era article shows that making that long shot was not only possible “back in the old days,” but was the only way hunters got it done in a group shoot known [...]
In the 1970s, the SIG-Sauer brand was new to American firearms enthusiasts, and the company’s pistols took America by storm. For a long time, the P226 was the most popular of the series, for very good reasons, according to Massad Ayoob.
In 1970, gear, training, and gun accessories were superlatively limited compared to what we have today. So, too, were their applications near-sighted. This is nowhere more evidenced than in the tragic shooting deaths of four California Highway Patrolmen in Newhall, California.
When preparing for emergencies and survival situations, many of us will rely on firearms purchased for other purposes, such as hunting, target or informal recreational shooting, or defense of home or self during “normal” times. If you’re thinking about the security resources you’d like to have on hand in not-so-unlikely survival situations, keep in mind these important strategies, from Scott Wagner in his new book, “Gun Digest Book of Survival Guns.”
Over/under & side-by-side shotguns are common, but a three-barrel shotgun? In the “1991 Gun Digest,” Larry Sterett wrote a gun review about just such a gun.
The slaughter of four young California Highway Patrol Officers at Newhall, in 1970, was a watershed experience in the history of American law enforcement. Four decades after the incident, the lessons from Newhall illustrate critical aspects of tactical training for law enforcement and self-defense.
Elmer Keith certainly had ways of doing things that weren’t the way others did ‘em–but so long has he had a gun in his hand like his favored Ithaca, dinner was on the table. “Shorty liked to hunt. I’d hunt coyotes with him. At that time I was packing a big old 15-pound bull-gun, with [...]
When it comes to fending off a surprised lion and his girlfriends feasting on zebra tartare, the situation requires both enough gun and fast reflexes. “As the trail took us through the tall grass and around a small hill, suddenly we surprised a large male lion and its two lionesses contentedly feeding upon a recently killed zebra [...]
The Remington 870 could rightly be called an “ageless” shotgun, now surpassing 62 years in production. This photo gallery celebrates America’s favorite pump-action shotgun.