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The Heizer PS1 Pocket Shotgun

The Heizer PS1 Pocket Shotgun

21st Century Handheld Howitzer. Charlie Heizer was raised in Hungary and is old enough to remember life under Nazi oppression. He trained as an engineer and then escaped the Hungarian revolution in 1956 to arrive in the US with nothing more than a toothbrush and a pair of socks. Charlie learned English and went on to form an aerospace company that built parts for the Boeing 747,...

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One View Of The Taurus View

One View Of The Taurus View

Back-Up Gun Extraordinaire. Announced at the SHOT Show in January 2014, the Taurus View gave many of us in the industry a “WTF?” moment. A clear sideplate to see the internal workings? Why? A vestigial little grip frame? No one’s gonna be able to hang onto it, and at only nine ounces, the recoil’s gonna be impossible. And, good Lord, a 1″ barrel? Nobody’s gonna be...

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Hand-Forged Excellence!

Hand-Forged Excellence!

Phil Evans Makes Knives — The Hard Way. If there are martyrs in the edged...

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A Close Look At: Defense & Secu...

A Close Look At: Defense & Security

Protecting What’s Yours: Personal Defense & Security. If you’re...

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MG Industries Introduces the Hydra M...

MG Industries Introduces the Hydra MARCK-15 5.45 x 39 AK-74 Rifle

MG Industries, manufacturer of the modular MARCK-15 AR “Hydra”...

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Firearms Commonality

Firearms Commonality

The Officer’s Perspective. There was a time when the Illinois State Police...

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Colt’s Cap & Ball Revolve...

Colt’s Cap & Ball Revolvers

From Baby .31′s To Booming .44′s! Between about 1820 and 1877...

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Reloading The .38 S&W/.38

Reloading The .38 S&W/.38

For most shooters .38 means .38 Special. There is another .38 though, a...

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Umarex P08 Air Pistol

Umarex P08 Air Pistol

CO2 Powered BB Luger Look-Alike. It can’t be marketed as a “Luger”— I...

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Springfield Armory’s 9mm Range Offic...

Springfield Armory’s 9mm Range Officer

An Accurate, Soft–Recoiling Winner! John Browning designed this iconic...