Special Edition: Vintage and Classic Firearms
Here’s a look inside this giant 180 page edition and why it should be your “go-to resource” for upgrading your gun collection.
The .44 Lancer — John Lachuk’s Home-Brewed Powerhouse Pre-Dated The .44 Mag.
A Death In El Paso — John Wesley Hardin’s Last Hand At The Acme Saloon.
Allied Handguns — What Were Once Easily Affordable WWII Surplus Staples Are Now Classics. With A Capital “C.”
Sniping With A Tommy Gun — Just How Effective Is The Thompson SMG At “Long Yardage?”
Ugly Yet Functional — World War II Soviet Small Arms Were Used For And Against Mother Russia And Then Fought Against The Free World For Decades To Follow.
Smith & Wesson’s Model 52 .38 Master — This Classic Bull’s-Eye Semi-Auto Is Chambered For The .38 Special Mid-Range Wadcutter.
Japan’s WWI Handguns — Odd, Yes, But Mostly Functional.
The Star Model B 9mm — “For Those Who Prefer ‘Cocked-And-Locked’ Carry, It’s Perfect.”
Rust Bluing DIY-Style — How To Get The Results Your Classic Deserves.
Reloading The .44 Special — It May Be The Most Important Handgun Cartridge Of The 20th Century.
The Star .380 ACP Model D — A “Mini-Me” To The 1911.
Iron Curtain Innovation — “What Might Have Been… The Czech cZ52.
A Pair & A Spare… And A Surprise — Another Take On The “Taffin” Concept.
Gun-Fusion Or “Gunfusion?” — Revisiting The Smython
The First Squeeze – Bore — Military Necessity Trumps Safety Captured Russian Were Modified By The Austro/Hungarians In Ways Arms Designers Never Imagined!
The Impossible Python — How A Passionate Colt Gunsmith Accomplished The Incredible.
The Century Arms C308 — Think: HK91A2, CETME Or G3 — But For Only $750!
Necessity’s Child — Our Revolution Put An End To British Reliance On American Rifleman. The Royal Solution? Putting The Pattern 1776 Rifle In The Hands Of Elite Troops, Such As The Queen’s Rangers.
A Pistol With Punch — Reid’s “My Friend” Knuckleduster Was Designed For Extremely Close Personal Defense.
Best Grip To Grab? — It’s A Wrap! Despite Its Ancient Vintage, When It Comes To Single Actions, The Large Grip Frame Of The Colt 1860 Army Is King.
The Tragedy Of The Starr Carbine — Early Faith In This Pre-Civil War Design Was Spoiled By Issuing Of The Wrong Ammunition.
Lever-Action Deluxe — Tasteful Tradition: Thanks To Doug Turnbull And Miroku, Navy Arms’ Model 1873 .357 Magnum Is Several Cuts Above The Ordinary.
Black Powder Cartridge Ballistics — Cartridge Performance Back In The 1800’s Was Limited By The Propellant.
The .38 & .44 WCF — Winchester’s Two Most Popular Old West Cartridges Served Equally Well In Revolvers Of The Day.
Historic Holsters — Legendary Leather Of The Masters.
The Remington No. 1 Rolling Block — This Simple, Rugged Action Was Made In The Millions.
The Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde — The End Of A Legendary Bandit Duo.
Treinta-Treinta! — Our Classic .30-30 Is Equally Revered South Of The Border.
The Surplus 2017 Special Edition includes everything listed above PLUS, New Product Spotlight And GUNS Surplus 2017 Resource Guide.
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