Gun articles stories reviews from Gun Digest Magazine and the Gun Digest book.
In Survival Guns, you’ll get a no-nonsense and logical dissertation of what, why, how, when, and where you should think about the guns that can save you.
Sure, everyone thinks the tactical rifle and sniper duties are the ways of Carlos Hathcock and mile-long shots. And then there’s reality. “I had a Special Forces trained sniper once tell me, “Life begins at the triple zero.” Meaning, it was best to work at 1,000 yards or more. “This image has so distorted the [...]
Back in the days when robbing banks got you fame and glory–and ultimately a body full of FBI bullets–John Dillinger was rigging his 1911 the full-auto way. “During the bank robber era, some guns-savvy outlaws had gunsmiths make select-fire handguns for them. In fact, an Arizona gunsmith created a full-auto 1911 .38 Super for John [...]
You’d have thought the French would have had the first order in for its own new FN Hi Power. Alas, it was not to be. “Though, ironically, the French, who started the whole concept, never did adopt it, the gun was adopted by FN’s native Belgium as soon as it was formally introduced in 1935. [...]
They were outgunned by Spanish and their wondrous smokeless powder .45-caliber rifles. Could this rag-tag team of American Cavalry men survive–and win? “The Mauser bullets drove in sheets through the trees and the tall jungle grass, making a peculiar whirring or rustling sound; some of the bullets seemed to pop in the air, so that [...]
Physical gifts aside, practice makes you a marksman – assuming, of course, you can think straight, according to popular Gun Digest author Wayne van Zwoll.
With the holidays behind us, let’s get back to some good, old-fashioned gun writing. Here’s a look back to 1970, with a gun review of Smith & Wesson’s bolt rifles, from Bob Wallack in the 1970 “Gun Digest.”
Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win two ammunition reloading essentials from Gun Digest. While there is a handful of partiers among us, it looks like the overwhelming majority will be staying home on New Year’s Eve. Notable exceptions are those who will be out there working for our safety and security – A special “thank you” to all of you folks for your service.
Just in case some mad scientist grabs some pre-ice age DNA and goes all Jurrasic Park on us, the aptly named .577 Tyrannosaur is probably up for the challenge. “Jim Smith, who managed A-Square, says the first question anyone asks about the .577 is ‘What is the recoil like?’ To find out—since neither of us had ever [...]
Firearms journalist extraordinaire Richard A. Mann tells us why, as good a shooter as you may be, you’re never good enough. “Obviously, as you progress through your training, you can tell if you are improving. The question many want to know is, “How will Iknow when I am good enough?” Sorry. You can never be [...]