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.
When Patrick Sweeney said he was going to put a batch of ARs through some intense torture testing to do gun reviews, we had no idea he'd go this far. Here's your chance to win a copy of the book that shows the results - "Gun Digest Book of the AR-15 Volume 4."
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...
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.
Ah, for yesteryear and the chance to shoot a real .22 rifle at the county fair. “The slide-action gained rapid popularity through the early twentieth century. In carnival and amusement park shooting galleries, the slide-action became the “gallery gun.” These were chambered for the .22 Short and provided many a young shooter his first...
The Gun Digest Store often has great promotions running, but a few of the offers in the new, 70th Anniversary Sale surprised even me. Here's my list of deals that are definitely worth checking out.
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."