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Reloading for Handgunners

Reloading: What Do You Really Need to Get Started?

While the basics are simple when it comes to getting set up to reload ammunition for your handgun, there are still some critical choices that need to be made. Here's some advice from long-time reloader Patrick Sweeney, from "Reloading for Handgunners."

Gun Digest Book of the AR-15 Vol. 4

Find Out Who Won the AR-15 Book Giveaway

Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win the "Gun Digest Book of the AR-15 Volume 4." The comments were a lot of fun to read, and some of your torture tests were even more extreme than the ones in this book!

If the right-handed shooter fires with thumbs curled down, thumb won’t block operation of slide lock lever.

Gun Review: Shooting SIG-Sauer’s P226

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.

The Savage 110 Tactical .308 Carbine is a five-shot bolt gun that would do for long-range defense, though it is limited in capacity and speed.  Factory equipped with an Army Digital Camo stock, the Carbine is shown with a Vortex scope and bipod. The tactical carbine is lighter than many sniper rifles currently available.

Is There a “Best Survival Gun” For Home Defense?

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...

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Did You Win the Limited Edition Collector’s Set?

Thanks to everyone who commented for a chance to win this great Gun Digest collection. After watching the comments roll in for the past several days, I must confess I had no idea that drinking hot eggnog with bourbon was such aberrant behavior!

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Giveaway: Limited Edition Gun Digest Collector’s Set

We may not be as popular as Oprah or Ellen (at least not yet), but we do have a few "favorite things," and this month we're giving away several of them! Today's prize is the Gun Digest Store's December special - the Limited Edition Gun Digest Collector's Set.

Read Charles Askins' gun review for the 44 Magnum in the 1957 "Gun Digest"

Looking Back: Col. Charles Askins Reviews the 44 Magnum

Back in the 1957 edition of "Gun Digest," Col. Charles Askins wrote a gun review for the 44 Magnum. It occurs to me that some of us may not have been around to read it then, and it might be fun to introduce new readers to this classic "Gun Digest" material. And for those...