Rifles

Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders at the Battle of San Juan Hill, a turning point in the Spanish-American War, as well as firearms innovation.

Strange Smokeless Powder Rounds at Santiago

They were outgunned by Spanish and their wondrous smokeless powder .45-caliber rifles. Could this rag-tag team of American Cavalry men survive–and win? “The Mauser bullets drove in sheets through the trees and the tall jungle grass, making a peculiar whirring or rustling sound; some of the bullets seemed to pop in the air, so...

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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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Best Zombie Guns for Halloween

As Halloween approaches and the dead prepare to rise and walk the earth, what a better way to train for the coming zombie apocalypse than with rapid-fire assaults on zombie targets?

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Editor’s Pick: The Best .22 Rifle Book

  If our interactions on social media are any indication, American hunters are embracing the season of filling the freezer like never before. Early dove, teal, and Canada goose seasons are open, and bowhunters are filling big-game tags in the West, as are deer hunters across the South. Yet to come—rifle big-game seasons. Which...

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“Cartridges of the World” Winner Announced

Thanks to everyone who commented for a chance to win the latest, greatest edition of "Cartridges of the World." With coverage of more than 1,500 cartridges, including the latest commercial cartridges, wildcats, and old/obsolete rounds, this book contains everything the active cartridge collector and firearms enthusiast needs to know.

Canada needs polar bear guns

Canada Searches for Next Polar Bear Gun

  According to the Canadian Press, the Canadian army is on the hunt for a new polar bear gun. It’s “on the lookout for an ‘anti-predator weapon’ with which to equip both Arctic Rangers and regular-force units whenever they operate on their own in the North. In the meantime, it has issued First World...

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You Won’t Find This Selection at Your Local Gun Store!

With this new release from Gun Digest Books, window-shopping has never been easier. "Gun Digest Illustrated Guide to Modern Firearms" offers a spectacular visual tour of today's hottest rifles, shotguns and handguns. Along with information about each model and insights from Gun Digest editors, this book is a must-have for every gun-lover's coffee table.