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Long-range rifles.

Long-Range Rifles for Long-Distance Shooting

The long-range rifle is generally a bit heavier than its thin-barreled, “pencil-piped” cousin, mounts a stock that won’t warp or twist with humidity or rough field use, carries a well-designed and tuned trigger, and retains a bedding system for the action that makes use of milled aircraft aluminum or glass.

In addition to a precision barrel and action and walnut stock, The Hornady Number One also has incredible engraving.

Hornady Auctioning First and Only Rifle

Hornady is better known for manufacturing reloading supplies and ammunition. But the renowned company has recently taken a foray into gun making, producing a one-of-a-kind rifle now up for auction.

A .38 Special MK III Government Model

Early Customization of the 1911 Pistol

Jim Clark was known as one of the best bull's eye shooters of his era. But he left his mark on the shooting world in another way, developing 1911 pistols that excelled in competition.

Grant Cunningham.

Interview with Grant Cunningham

How a do-it-yourself project on a Colt Python turned into a career path as a revolver gunsmith, firearms instructor and book author.

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Photo Gallery: 25 Rugged Ruger Revolvers

Ruger revolvers are famous for their strength and durability. From the new Gun Digest Book of Ruger Revolvers, here are 25 tough-as-nails factory and custom Ruger wheelguns.

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Photo Gallery: 20 Eye-Popping Custom Guns

The best custom gun work ever done is being accomplished today, writes Tom Turpin, author of Modern Custom Guns, 2nd Edition. Judge for yourself in this stunning photo gallery featuring 20 of the most amazing custom and engraved guns ever assembled in one place.