Gun culture symbols and where they came from

Gun Culture symbols and where they came from At any given gun show, between the long tables offering shotguns, rifles, pistols, and military memorabilia, there will always be at least one vendor selling patches, pins, and stickers. The observant among you will notice a theme: there will almost always be an item referencing a boating […]

The Ross Rifle: The Little Bolt Action That Couldn’t

Modern bolt-action rifles are generally seen as reliable, solidly built weapons. Although a bolt-action rifle can jam, a malfunction in these simple and dependable guns is very uncommon and is usually attributed to faulty ammunition or bad extractors. The opposite was true for the Ross Rifle. Canada’s World War I service rifle is very often […]

The Legacy of the Colt Peacemaker

One of the two “guns that won the west,” the Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army, better known by its nickname “the Peacemaker” will forever be associated with cowboy hats, bucking broncos, and gun duels at high noon. Chambered in .45 Long Colt, this six-round single-action revolver has retained its popularity as a reliable, hard-hitting […]

Lady Death: the Most Deadly Female Sniper of All Time

March is international women’s month, and what better way for GunLove to celebrate it than to recall the greatest women shooters of our time? When Americans think of “badass women shooters” their minds conjure images of Annie Oakley, the legendary trick shooter of the old west or Lena Miculek, the extremely talented IPSC shooter who […]

Battle of the Next-Gen Rifles: XM7 vs QBZ 191

The military variant of the SIG Sauer MCX Spear, the winner of the United States Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon competition, has been designated as the XM7. Previously named the XM5, the name was changed to avoid a trademark conflict with Colt’s M5 Carbine. This 6.8x51mm service rifle is slated to replace the Army’s aging […]

Disgraceful Marine Colonel Tucker Paid to Support Gun Control

In a move that would make Chesty Puller himself spin in his grave, California Attorney General Rob Banta hired Colonel (Ret.) Craig Tucker to act as an “expert witness” to defend the Golden State’s “assault weapon ban.” The controversial ban is on the verge of being overturned by a federal judge, and liberal lawmakers are […]

Why the US used a Missile to Shoot Down the Chinese Balloon

The American public is curious to know why the United States Air Force used a $400,000 Sidewinder missile to shoot down a simple spy balloon. The government’s handling of February’s Chinese spy balloon fiasco had originally been criticized for inaction, failing to shoot down the balloon even as it blatantly violated US air space and […]