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Uberti 1873 No. 3 Top Break 348500 45 Colt

In 1870, the U.S. Army adopted the Model 3 revolver, making it the first standard-issue metallic-cartridge-firing revolver in U.S. service. Army Major George W. Schofield suggested some changes to the Model 3, and S&W called the improved gun the Schofield revolver.

Colt Single Action Army 7.5-Inch P1870 45 Colt

Out of the box, the Colt SAA looked sexy with a deeply blued barrel and cylinder and case-hardened frame. The black-polymer double eagle grips were well fitted, and the balance in hand is excellent.

Uberti Army Outlaw 341515 45 Colt

The Remington Model 1875 was late to the party and to the Government contract. The military already awarded Colt the lion’s share of the contract, but they did buy a few Remingtons for Native American reservation police.
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New Shooter’s Guide: You Have Your Concealed Carry Permit – Should You Carry?

Well, you did it. You got your License to Carry, CCW, CHL or whatever they call it in your state. Perhaps you did that...

Masterpiece Arms DS9 Commander 9mm Luger

Our DS9 came with a 4.25-inch bull barrel, made of 416R stainless steel. It was hand-fitted into a slide machined from a steel billet and then hand-lapped to the frame.

Nighthawk Custom Tactical Ready Series 9mm Luger

Our TRS pistol arrived in a well-padded, fully functional pistol case festooned with the Nighthawk Custom logo. The insert was custom fitted for our pistol.

Garaysar Model Fear-118 12 Gauge

The Garaysar is about half the cost of the Remington and is less refined, though we wouldn’t say it is only half as refined as the V3.

Remington V3 TAC-13 12 Gauge

The ATF refers to the Remington V3 TAC-13, Garaysar Fear-118, and Armscor VRF14 as “firearms.” Technically speaking, the Remington, Armscor, and Garaysar are not...

Armscor VRF14 12 Gauge

The VRF14 uses a single gas piston operating system and is fed from a box magazine. It came with a five-round and a nine-round steel magazine.

Christensen Arms Modern Precision Pistol 6.5 Creedmoor

Christensen Arms is not exactly a stranger to the pages of Gun Tests. We’ve reviewed the company’s Ridgeline in 6.5 PRC (October 2020) and the Modern Precision Rifle chambered in 6 Creedmoor in March of 2021.

Savage 110 Pistol Chassis System 57797 6.5 Creedmoor

The Savage Model 110 was first patented almost 60 years ago, and the Savage 110 Pistol is not the first Savage firearm to be mated to a Modular Driven Technology (MDT) chassis.
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New Shooter’s Guide: The Best Gun For Home Defense Isn’t a Handgun, Here’s Why

We have many choices for home defense. The widest choice is in handguns. There are single-action, double-action-to-single-action, and double-action-only self-loaders and also revolvers. Glock...

Gun News, Good and Bad

Over the past three years, historic numbers of Americans legally purchased a firearm. According to Larry Keane, senior vice president and general counsel of...