Shooting from the Hip

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Guns of Mexico’s Freedom Fighters

During Mexico’s 1910 Revolution, rebel forces fought with muzzle-loaders, lever-action and bolt-action repeaters—even machine guns.

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When Cap Guns Were Cool

Back in the 1940s through the 1960s, we kids played outdoors a lot, and we lived our make-believe adventures with the coolest toys ever—cap pistols.

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Old Model Russian

Although it wasn’t well received in the American West, it laid the foundation for Smith & Wesson’s more successful future revolvers.

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1911 Pistol Goes Western

Used in the West of early 1990s, the classic auto pistol looks right at home in frontier-style gunleather.