Gun History

Vintage gun history articles columns blogs advice from Gun Digest book and gun history columnists including Dan Shideler.

Eleanor O'Connor with a 53-inch greater kudu shot with the 7×57 in Mozambique in 1962. Her professional hunter is Harry Manners.

Forty Years with the Little 7mm

“I think,” says the author, “I've seen more game killed with fewer shots from this modest little cartridge than any other.” Here's the why and how, all of which may well explain the current spate of interest in the 7X57.


Video: Brief History of the Bren Ten

Learn more about what relegated this unique pistol to the ashbin of history. Also, watch it throw some of its monstrous 10mm rounds down range.