The Swiss Vetterli was the first bolt-action magazine-fed rifle adopted for military use.
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The survival gun before there were survival guns is useful and also collectible!
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It's true that "Standard Catalog of Firearms" is packed with more than 110,000 gun prices for used firearms. Did you know that it's also a great source of information to identify guns when you aren't sure what you have?
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For fans of Gun Digest old and new, the "Gun Digest 1944-2013 3-Disc Set" is the ultimate collection of “The World’s Greatest Gun Book." This week, we're giving away a "Gun Digest 1944-2013 3-Disc Set" - the entire 69-year Gun Digest Book digital library in pdf format on three discs! - to one lucky...
There are a number of things that were unique to the Remington Model 870 when it first appeared. Many have remained through the years, but there were a few unusual features that have not survived the test of time.