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The Browning Hi-Power: The King of Nines

Not many handguns can claim to still be in service nearly 90 years after they were first introduced.  That very select group has some esteemed...

The Ross rifle: The SMLE rival that was accurate but bloody awful in war

It is popularly assumed that during the heyday of the British Empire and the two World Wars, all the various countries, colonies and territories...

Lionel Bibby, Australian war hero, rifle designer and trick shooter

Stand in front of Lionel Bibby with a cigarette in your mouth and he would shoot the ash off it. Bibby was famous across...

A flintlock machine gun: The Puckle Defence Gun

Puckle gun?! You’ve never heard of it? What if I told you it was a strong contender for the claim to being the first...

A better rifle, interrupted by war: Enfield Pattern 14

Mention Enfield rifles to a fellow shooter or military historian and chances are the first thing they’ll mention is either the familiar Lee-Enfield family...

Book Review: The Guns of John Moses Browning

Author Nathan Gorenstein has done a remarkable job of bringing perhaps the greatest and most prolific firearms inventor and designer in history to life...

From the ashes of mutiny: Gurkha Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle Musket

The Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle musket has the distinction of being partly responsible for starting a rebellion by the troops it was issued to,...

Colt .44 that killed Billy the Kid sells for record $US6 million

The .44-40 Colt revolver used to kill Wild West legend Billy the Kid is officially the most expensive firearm in the world, according to...
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