Quantum physics is a game of Candyland compared to figuring out our American “system” of cartridge names. It wasn’t always so bad.
Since World War II, Gun Digest has been the gun book by which all others are measured.
Recently, a gift from the estate of Robert E. Petersen, of Los Angeles, to the National Firearms Museum set a record in philanthropy to the National Rifle Association (NRA), with a nearly $20 million gift, the largest in the 140-year history of the NRA.
The editors at Gun Digest regret to hear the sad news of the death of Robert Hillberg. He passed away on August 12, 2012. Over his many years of designing firearms, everything from machineguns to sporting pistols, shotguns and rifles, when asked of all his accomplishments, what he is most proud of; Bob replied...
Thanks to everyone who posted a comment for a chance to win a copy of "Gun Digest 2013." Not surprisingly, the comments depict the wide range of interests held by gun enthusiasts, everything from self defense to hunting to shooting to collecting.
Find Out How the "Mattel Toy" became America's Assault Rifle.
The Civil War was a turning point in American history. Edward R. Crews describes the different weapons used by the Union and the Confederates and how the quality and availability of arms affected the outcome of the war.
15 classic American combat rifles dating to 1776, from the storied pages of the Gun Digest.
The Bren Ten was the handgun story of the early- to mid-1980s. The pundits drooled and salivated. It was predicted that the new cartridge that came out with it, the 10mm Auto, would take over the law enforcement market. It was not to be. Today, the 10mm is popular only among handgun cognoscenti....