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Exclusive: Fremont Farson Hatchet Review

Exclusive: Fremont Farson Hatchet Review

Earlier this year on American Handgunner, I reviewed the Fremont Farson Blade, placing it the category of Super Useful Blades That Really Aren’t Knives Or Hatchets But Can Be Both. While very handy, it’s only improvement was to fashion a makeshift handle so that it could do duty as a hatchet. Now Fremont has released its Farson Hatchet which essentially puts a full-tang handle...

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Mythbusting: Part 3

Mythbusting: Part 3

Never Assume Anything “Reloaders do not need a chronograph.” I reloaded for more than 20 years before I ever had a chronograph. I was definitely fat, dumb and happy and stayed with the Keith loads when it came to .38 Special, .357 Magnum, .44 Special, .44 Magnum and .45 Colt. It was only when I bought my first chronograph (an Oehler Model 11) I really began experimenting. Over...

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Starting Out

Starting Out

Many times people have asked me how I got my “start” — as in, my...

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Understanding ‘Hair Trigger...

Understanding ‘Hair Trigger’ Issues

In this issue’s Ayoob Files, we focus on a case in Texas where an unintended...

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Goobers Or Gods?

Goobers Or Gods?

What kind of gun owner are you? I’ll bet, just by dint of the fact you...

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Historically Important: Model 39

Historically Important: Model 39

In 1946 Carl H. Hellstrom was elected president of S&W. An enthusiastic...

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Christensen Arms® Now Produce Frames...

Christensen Arms® Now Produce Frames and Slides for their 1911 Stainless and Titanium Pistol Line In-House

Christensen Arms®, manufacturers of superior hunting, tactical and sport...

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Icons And Has-Beens

Icons And Has-Beens

Firearms Of The Cody Museum. Walking into a firearms museum, it’s easy to...

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When Citizens Fight Back

When Citizens Fight Back

Are We Training Wrong? The holy grail of firearms trainers and students has...

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Exclusive: Little Steel Guns With Bi...

Exclusive: Little Steel Guns With Big Attitudes: Part 2

Perfecting the Perfect Pocket Pistol. I love old Pocket Pistols; many are...