10mm will deliver performance Jordan called for with Montana Bullet Works 200-grain WFN.

RUGER GP100 MATCH CHAMPION 10mm: A Long Time Coming

Every once in a while, someone brings a really good idea to fruition. Ruger has done exactly that with their GP100 Match Champion 10mm. Finally a medium-frame six-gun chambering six major caliber rounds! This idea isn’t new — it was bouncing around in Bill Jordan’s head 60 years ago. He was the originator of the

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Colt with .300 upper, Leupold scope, and Gemtech One suppressor.

.300 AAC BLACKOUT: Necessary or Niche?

Articles have been written on the .300 AAC Blackout (BLK) that give the history and purpose of the cartridge. I decided to put one together to see how it performed suppressed. I had some parts and a stripped BCM upper and got a barrel from Brownells and a forend from Diamondback. I was able to

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Alchemy Custom Weaponry Prime is a flawless rendition of Browning’s timeless 1911, built with modern materials and equipment and old-world craftsmanship.

RENDITION OF A CLASSIC: Alchemy Custom Weaponry Prime

True 1911 connoisseurs appreciate an unadulterated version of John Moses Browning’s famous fighting pistol: devoid of any so-called modern improvements, built from carbon steel, and with a fit and finish that only seasoned craftsmen are capable of. Alchemy Custom Weaponry’s (ACW) Prime is one pistol that’s sure to bring a smile to even the most

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Author was comfortable carrying Ruger LCR in .327 Magnum stoked with milder .32 H&R Black Hills 85-grain JHP ammo and TUFF strip holding extra six rounds.

NEWEST MAGNUM HANDGUN: .327 Federal Magnum

Harry Truman had a sign on his desk that read, “The buck stops here!” It was a simple message acknowledging that he alone was responsible for the final outcome of whatever situation he faced. Americans who take responsibility for their own safety through the use of firearms should understand they have adopted that same code.

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Working Geissele on Gunsite’s Military Crest Range was almost too easy. Accuracy was excellent and Comp M4S kept it simple and consistent.

USSOCOM UPPER RECEIVER: Geissele URGI

For the last two decades, I have looked at the 5.56mm carbine through the optic of a patrol rifle. It started in 1995 during my first police carbine school, then continued during a remote class Clint Smith taught at my home range shortly afterward. The North Hollywood bank robbery solidified that optic in 1997, when

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Mossberg FLEX Tool-Less Locking System allows a single shotgun action to be easily configured for multiple missions. Same gun can hunt doves, bust clays, eliminate evildoers, or quell a riot.

EMBRACING TACTICAL FLEXIBILITY: Mossberg FLEX TLS

What exactly is the ideal single survival gun? You’d think by now geeks like me would have beaten that dead horse into hamburger. However, the answer can at times seem impenetrable. Gene Stoner’s esteemed black rifle is obviously a contender. You can drop a holy fortune tricking out one of those rascals to DevGru standards.

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Original Single-Six (top) with Wrangler.

SIXGUN STRESS RELIEVER: Ruger’s New Wrangler Revolver

In 1953, the year before I was born, Ruger introduced the Single-Six single-action revolver. Although it was released in an era when double-action revolvers were king among private citizens and peace officers, it performed reliably for thousands of outdoorsmen. The original Single-Six was in continuous production for two decades. Although a sixgun, savvy pistoleros carried

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