Gun Digest Classics

The CZ-75 and Its Early Clones

Some have said the CZ-75 is the perfect tactical or concealed carry handgun. After you read this article from the 1997 Gun Digest annual book, you might just agree.

The Luger Pistol

For generations the most famous name in pistols has been Luger. To make the statement that it is the world's finest, most accurate, well designed or generally the best pistol would merely be expressing an opinion, but what are the reasons for its popularity? Why has it been accepted as the best and what...

Today’s Muzzleloading: Blackpowder Review

Probably no other area of firearms offers as much diversification as the muzzleloading field. On the one hand, we have the very primitive firearm, such as the matchlock; on the other, we have today's sophisticated muzzleloaders that incorporate the very latest in modern materials and design.

Nobody Wants This Colt

Colt's Police Positive languishes in the shadow of its prettier offspring. But the collectibility of those descendants prove what a sound design the original was.

Is That a Colt in Your Pocket?

My favorite snubnose revolver? The Colt Pocket Positive, manufactured from 1905 to 1940. It has one critical attribute that characterizes so many Colt revolvers: Style.