Modernizing a Classic

The Girsan High Power (trademarked using that exact spelling, so we’ll write “High Power” throughout this article when talking about this model specifically) is, like many modern 1911s, a timeless core design with 21st-century upgrades. If you’re looking for a replica of an original Hi-Power, this isn’t it. If you’re looking for how a Hi-Power…

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Light, Versatile and Discreet

The idea was simple. After all, they’re the best kind. Build a gun tough enough to be carried all day, in a caliber capable of performing a wide range of tasks, while being light enough to go unnoticed when worn. Ask a slew of handgunners about the perfect platform fitting these criteria, and it’s obvious…

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Single Shot Shooters …

In the middle 1970s I saw my first Thompson Center Contender in a local gun store. It was unusual, being a single shot, break open, external hammer gun but that uniqueness hinted at intriguing possibilities. Simply put, once I saw it in the flesh, it captured my imagination and I had to know more. As…

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Apply for the Y.E.S. 2024 session!

The NRA Youth Education Summit is a six-day, all-expenses-paid leadership and scholarship experience for rising high school juniors and seniors held in the Washington, D.C. area. The summit encourages young adults to become active and knowledgeable U.S. citizens by learning about the Constitution and Bill of Rights, the federal government, and the importance of being…

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The Ruger American Pistol

Ruger says about the new American Pistol: “Anything else would be un-American.” I think it’s more than a clever tagline. The post The Ruger American Pistol appeared first on American Handgunner.

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Customizing A Ruger Wrangler

Hitting the “affordable quality” bull’s-eye is a target chased by most everyone who manufactures anything — if they’re smart, that is. The post Customizing A Ruger Wrangler appeared first on American Handgunner.

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Faxon’s Best .308 Bolt Action Rifles

Faxon and Refactor teamed up again to create another guide to explore the firearms frontiers for you. They’ve pooled their expertise and research together to talk to you about what they view as the best .308 bolt-actions on the market. If you’re looking for a new bolt gun, read on! Let’s get into it.  Who…

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