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Mouseguns, Then and Now

A frequently-encountered fixture at the gun store is the crusty old dude leaning on the counter...it doesn't matter if he's leaning on the employee side or the customer side, he's there somewhere...and intoning that all these new-fangled nine millimeter pistols are silly and calibers don't count for self defense unless they start with "four". Given the persistence of this hoary myth, where did all those .38, .32, and even .25 handguns come from back in the good ol' days? For starters, dispe...
Tags: Hollywood, Guns, America, History, Ford, Clint Eastwood, Smiths, John Wayne, Smith Wesson, Tam, Teddy Roosevelt, Port Arthur, Daniel Defense, Old West, John Browning, Dodge City


Big Horn Armory to Donate $3,000 to the WWF for Nov. Pay it Forward Program

BHA’s donation will go to the Wyoming's Wildlife Federation's Hunters for the Hungry Program to help provide 3,245 meals to food-insecure families during this holiday season. Big Horn Armory check for $3,000 to the Wyoming Wildlife Federation Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, will be donating $3,000 to the Wyoming Wildlife Federation (WWF) to help support their Hunters for the Hungry Program (H4H). This donation will go toward 3,245 meals donate...
Tags: Guns, America, Wyoming, Wwf, Donations, Bha, FREMONT, John Browning, Linebaugh, Conservation News, Big Horn Armory, Greg Buchel, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA, Cody Wyo Ammoland, Wyoming Wildlife Federation WWF


Big Horn Armory (BHA) Announces 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway

Big Horn Armory 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce it has launched a special 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway to celebrate the season of giving. Entrants will have the opportunity to win great prizes from BHA every night for twelve nights, starting on Dec. 13 and concluding on Dec. 24, 2020. Prizes include a BHA logo hat, t-shirt, AR500 five and nine-round magazines, sling, scabbard, butt cuff, or so...
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The US military is getting a new pistol. Here are the sidearms it's carried into battle since first taking on the British

A US Marine fires an M1911 during a training exercise, January 22, 2016. US Marine Corps/Cpl. Joshua W. Brown Since 2017, the US military has distributed to troops more than 100,000 M17 and M18 handguns, the newest sidearm for the services.  But the M17 and M18 are only the latest chapter in a history of firearms that stretches back to when the first Continental soldiers faced off against the Redcoats. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. US soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Ma...
Tags: Congress, Virginia, US, Trends, Grenada, Army, Marine Corps, Pentagon, Air Force, US Army, US Navy, Harper, Continental, Smith Wesson, Yugoslavia, Walker


Big Horn Armory (BHA) Unveils A Reason to be Thankful Campaign

Nominate a deserving person to receive a complete BHA swag bag in time for Thanksgiving. Big Horn Armory – A Reason to be Thankful Campaign Cody, Wyo. (November 2020) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, today announces a special campaign in time for the giving season: A Reason to be Thankful. From Nov. 1 – 14, 2020, nominate a worthy friend or family member who has had a rough 2020 for a chance to give something back to them. Nominations should be in the form of an essay o...
Tags: Thanksgiving, Guns, America, Bha, John Browning, Linebaugh, Shooting Industry News, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA


Big Horn Armory Teams Up with the WWF for Pay it Forward Program

Big Horn Armory Pay it Forward Program with Wyoming Wildlife Federation Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Wyoming Wildlife Federation (WWF) for a special Pay it Forward program this November to help support their Hunters for the Hungry Program (H4H). From Nov. 1 – 30, 2020, five percent of all net proceeds from any sale made from the BHA website will be donated to WWF’s H4H program. This donation wil...
Tags: Guns, America, Wyoming, Wwf, Hunting, Bha, FREMONT, John Browning, Linebaugh, Conservation News, Wind River Reservation, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Greg Buchel, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA


Browning Automatic Rifle ~ AmmoLand News Image Vault

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Welcome back to the AmmoLand News image vault. Here is where we dig deep into some of our collection of historic firearms photos for our readers to enjoy. In this series, we pull out an assortment of images featuring the iconic Browning Automatic Rifle. Anne Louisa Ide Cockran The New-York Tribune, March 31, 1918 : Photograph shows Anne Louisa Ide Cockran, wife of William Bourke Cockran holding a M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle outside of an event to raise money for the war...
Tags: Usa, New York, Guns, US, Marine, New York Public Library, Browning, John Browning, Firearm News, New York Tribune, Firearms History, Gun Collections, New River North Carolina, Image Vault, Anne Louisa Ide Cockran, William Bourke Cockran


Top Five Long Range Cartridges – The Best of the Best

Long-range shooting expert, he literally wrote the book, L.P. Brezny, makes his case for what he thinks are the best Long Range Cartridges. The Long Range Cartridge Line Up:   United States -(AmmoLand.com)- First off, a number of you won't like what I have to say on the subject of long-range cartridges. Prior to starting this material I interviewed several hard-nosed long-range shooters and asked each of them the same question. “Name five of the very best long-range cartridges please”. In ea...
Tags: Guns, Afghanistan, Product Reviews, United States, South Dakota, US Army, Top Five, Sierra, Berger, Bmg, Winchester, Barrett, McMillan, Black Hills, John Browning, Ammoland


History of the .45 ACP Cartridge

By David Tong Background, history, features and load data on the .45 ACP cartridge. Team Never Quit 45 ACP 155gr Frangible Ammo @ Brownells ; http://goo.gl/9Lc6m1 AmmoLand Gun News USA -(AmmoLand.com)- In U.S. military circles for over one-hundred years; from the onset of the Civil War all the way to today, there has been a tendency to prefer a large diameter bore, subsonic pistol cartridge if we are required to use a non-expanding bullet in the round. While the old cap-and-ball 1860 Col...
Tags: Guns, Fbi, Product Reviews, US Army, Usmc, ACP, Schofield, John Thompson, John Browning, National Matches at Camp Perry Ohio, Ammunition News, USA Ammoland, Moros, Single Action Army, Ammunition Reviews, Webley


POTD: Coronavirus and the M2 Browning Machine Gun

Today we have some really nice pictures from France, and the 35e Régiment d’Infanterie. This is all about the .50 BMG heavy machine gun called M2HB Browning, as the sun sets at a military shooting range somewhere. It’s almost romantic! The M2 Browning is a beast, but something nice to have on your side. The […] Read More … The post POTD: Coronavirus and the M2 Browning Machine Gun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, France, Bmg, Browning, John Browning, Photo of the Day, Machine Guns, M2 Browning


POTD: Hunting with a Winchester 1886 in .33 WCF

Photo Of The Day – We have a lot of hunters among our readers, and presumably most of you hunt with relatively modern firearms, optics and gear. Here’s an exception, with a Winchester 1886 chambered in .33 WCF. The dagger is homemade, and most likely the coffee as well. The Winchester 1886 is a lever-action repeating rifle […] Read More … The post POTD: Hunting with a Winchester 1886 in .33 WCF appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Husqvarna, John Browning, WCF, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Lever Action, 33 WCF, Winchester 1886


Limited Quantity of Collector Grade Walnut Stocks Available from Big Horn Armory

Known for its streaking, fancy figure, and fiddleback designs, the Collector Grade Walnut is perfect for the serious collector looking to add to his collection. Big Horn Armory Limited Quantity Collector Grade Walnut Stocks Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce it has a limited quantity of Collector Grade Walnut Stocks available for its lever-action rifle line. The Collector Grade Walnut is a higher grade up from BHA’s Fancy W...
Tags: Guns, America, Walnut, Bha, John Browning, Linebaugh, Firearm News, Lever-Action Rifles, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Wyo Ammoland, American Black Walnut, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA


Big Horn Armory (BHA) Announces Release of Special Edition Newsletter

“From the Big Horn Armory Vault” will be a weekly Special Edition newsletter featuring tips, tricks, history, and little known facts from BHA to their dedicated subscriber base. From the Big Horn Armory Vault, Special Edition Newsletter Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce that it will be rolling out “From the Big Horn Armory Vault,” a weekly Special Edition Newsletter, launching on Sept. 1, 2020. “From the Big Horn Armory Va...
Tags: Guns, America, Max, Bha, John Browning, Linebaugh, Firearm News, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Greg Buchel, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA, AR500 Auto Max


Big Horn Armory (BHA) Announces Winner of the 500th AR500 Rifle

After selling 499 AR500 semi-auto rifles, Ethan E. from Green River, Wyoming, was chosen as the recipient of Serial Number 500. Ethan E., Green River, Wyoming, winner of the 500th AR500 Rifle from Big Horn Armory Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce it has selected a winner from its AR500 semi-auto rifle giveaway to receive Serial Number 500. The first 499 orders of the BHA AR500 were entered into the drawing where one lucky ...
Tags: Guns, America, Bmg, Max, Bha, Ethan, John Browning, Linebaugh, Shooting Media News, Big Horn Armory, Green River Wyoming, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Wyo Ammoland, AR500, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA


Gun Maker Big Horn Armory Offering Several Summer Promos

BHA Doubles Down on their First Responder discount and starts new promotion for discount on new purchase of laminate stock lever guns.   Big Horn Armory Spikedriver offer Cody, Wyo.- -(AmmoLand.com)- Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is offering several special summer promotions on various products that are valid now through Aug. 31, 2020. The first promotion is a double down on BHA’s commitment to the men and women in blue. BHA always has available a First Responder disco...
Tags: Guns, America, Bha, Brown, John Browning, Linebaugh, Firearm News, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Lever Gun, Greg Buchel, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA, Cody Wyo Ammoland, Big Horn Armory Spikedriver, BHA BHA


TFB Review: Best Budget 1911? Springfield Armory MIL-SPEC!

Whether you work in a gun shop, collect firearms or scour the internet looking for great photographs of guns, it is easy to get drowned out scrolling passed the endless pile of cheap 1911 pistols. It has been a trend since the patents of the beloved grandfather of modern firearms, John Browning, have expired that […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Best Budget 1911? Springfield Armory MIL-SPEC! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, John Browning, Pistols, 45acp, Semi-Auto, Springfield Armory Inc, TFB Review, 1911 Mil-Spec, Defend Your Legacy, Springfield Armory MIL SPEC


Jim Scoutten Introduces Big Horn Armory Model 89 Lever-Action Rifle on Shooting USA

Jim Scoutten of Shooting USA, holding a Big Horn Armory 500 S&W lever action rifle Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, announce the BHA Model 89 500 S&W  lever-action rifle appears in Jim Scoutten’s Shooting USA’s July 15th show on the Outdoor Channel. The show, “All Army Small Arms 2020”, also features the history of big calibers, including Dirty Harry’s legendary 44 Mag and today’s biggest civilian caliber, the 500 Mag. John Scoutten takes the Mode...
Tags: Usa, Guns, America, John, Bha, Jim, John Browning, Linebaugh, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Outdoor Channel, Jim Scoutten, Shooting USA, Scoutten, John Scoutten, Big Horn Armory


Big Horn Armory Celebrates America’s Independence with a Special Sweepstakes

BHA will giveaway a Streamlight TLR-1 HPL® LONG GUN KIT to one lucky winner. Cody, Wyo. – -(AmmoLand.com)- Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is celebrating America’s Independence in a big way, by giving away a brand new Streamlight TLR-1 HPL® LONG GUN KIT (a value of $326.63) to one lucky winner. Launching on July 1, 2020, the sweepstakes will run on BHA’s Facebook page and Instagram account through 11:59 p.m. EST on July 6, 2020. There are two ways to enter BHA’s Sweepstak...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Guns, America, HPL, Bha, John Browning, TLR, Linebaugh, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Streamlight, Big Horn Armory, July 4th, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Smith Wesson Magnum


Big Horn Armory (BHA) Offers First Responder Discount to America’s Brave

Any new purchase made by law enforcement officers, first responders, firefighters or EMTs will receive a five percent discount off their entire order with a valid ID card or proof of service. Big Horn Armory Offers First Responder Discount Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, offers a special discount just for past and present members of the first responder community. Similar to its Military Discount, BHA also offers a five percent discount on all ...
Tags: Guns, America, Law Enforcement, Discount, Bha, John Browning, Linebaugh, Firearm News, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Greg Buchel, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA, Military Discount BHA


Big Horn Armory (BHA) Hires Luke Maslak to Join Sales and Marketing Efforts

Luke Maslak joins Big Horn Armory Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce it has hired Luke Maslak to join in its Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service efforts. Maslak will focus on sales to chain retailers and larger dealers as well as relationship building with individual store managers. “I'm excited about joining Big Horn Armory as getting into the firearm industry has been something I have always wanted to do. I've been famili...
Tags: Guns, America, Customer Service, Bha, John Browning, Linebaugh, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Wyo Ammoland, Maslak, Smith Wesson Magnum, Sales Marketing and Customer Service, Big Horn Armory BHA, Big Bore Rifle


The Big Horn Armory AR500 Auto Max Pistol Model is Back

The new Big Horn Armory pistol packs incredible power in a handy small firearm. IMG Big Horn Armory U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Big Horn Armory, makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce it has reintroduced the AR500 Pistol for 2020. Based on the BHA AR500 Rifle, the most powerful AR firearm, the AR500 Pistol is a large frame AR chambered in 500 Auto Max, a rimless .500 Smith & Wesson Magnum. This puts an unparalleled amount of power into the pleasant shooting, rapid firing, exceptionall...
Tags: Guns, America, Gear, Max, Bha, Midway USA, John Browning, Linebaugh, Big Horn Armory, Greg Buchel, Smith Wesson Magnum, Buffalo Bore Steinel Ammunition


The Big Horn Armory AR500 Auto Max Pistol Model is Back

Big Horn Armory AR500 Pistol Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory, makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce it has reintroduced the AR500 Pistol for 2020. Based on the BHA AR500 Rifle, the most powerful AR firearm, the AR500 Pistol is a large frame AR chambered in 500 Auto Max, a rimless .500 Smith & Wesson Magnum. This puts an unparalleled amount of power into the pleasant shooting, rapid firing, exceptionally compact platform. The new pistol has been updated and upgraded wi...
Tags: Guns, America, Max, Bha, Midway USA, John Browning, Linebaugh, Firearm News, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Wyo Ammoland, Greg Buchel, Smith Wesson Magnum, AR500 Auto Max, Buffalo Bore Steinel Ammunition


Wheelgun Wednesday: Colt Police Positive Special

Colt’s Manufacturing Company, LLC has been around for over 150 years and has produced revolutionary designs that have been loved and made iconic. Designs such as the model 1911 bought from John Browning are beloved and adopted by militaries as well as copied constantly in modern day. For the sake of today, we will be […] Read More … The post Wheelgun Wednesday: Colt Police Positive Special appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Big Horn Armory (BHA) Honors America’s Armed Forces with Military Discount

Big Horn Armory 10% Military Discount Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, offers a special discount just for past and present members of America’s military branches. In honor of Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day, BHA would like to remind its customers of its 10 percent discount on all orders made through the BHA website to active duty and veteran members of America’s armed forces. Simply provide proof of service with a valid Military ID or DD-214 to...
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Big Horn Armory (BHA) Retains FMJ Marketing

Big Horn Armory AR500 500 Auto Max Pistol Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce it has retained FMJ Marketing to assist with its marketing and sales efforts, including sales management, advertising, and media relations. This will be in tandem to the efforts of BHA’s PR Firm Laura Burgess Marketing (LBM). “As a big bore fan and lever-action hunter, I’m excited to be working with the teams at BHA and LBM to help spread awareness a...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, America, Wyoming, Bha, Foster, John Browning, Linebaugh, Shooting Industry News, Laura Burgess Marketing, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Laura Burgess Marketing LBM, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA, Matt Foster


Big Horn Armory Announce Daily Giveaway in April, Extends Tax Return Promotion

Big Horn Armory Tax Return Special Sale Extension Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, will be giving away a BHA branded T-shirt every day from April 1 – 30, 2020. Winners will be randomly selected and notified every evening from BHA’s email subscribers list. Don’t receive BHA’s emails? Sign up here to receive your daily giveaway reminder and to become eligible to win. In addition to this great daily T-shirt giveaway, BHA has decided to extend its Mar...
Tags: Guns, Cdc, America, Bha, Smith Wesson, John Browning, Linebaugh, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, AR500, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA, Magnum BHA


Greg Buchel of Big Horn Armory to Appear on “Hooked on Oregon”

Big Horn Armory Model 89 Lever-Action rifle Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce that BHA President, Greg Buchel, will appear on “Hooked on Oregon” radio show, featured on KWRO 630am 101.1 fm, this Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 3:35 pm. PST. Buchel will be interviewed by host Cam Parry about BHA’s Model 89 500 S&W rifle. Proudly built in the USA, the BHA Model 89 lever-action rifle in 500 W&W Magnum continues the rich legacy of A...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Oregon, Germany, America, Bha, Northern California, Magnum, Washington Oregon, CNC, John Browning, Linebaugh, Firearm News, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Greg Buchel


Dan Wesson Launch Affordable Vigil 1911 Series

If you’re a 1911 guy then you’ll be familiar with the work of Dan Wesson, known for quality, high-end 1911s. If you have ever been in the market for one of John Browning’s iconic pistols and just not had the cash to splash on some of Dan Wesson’s earlier offerings the new Vigil series might […] Read More … The post Dan Wesson Launch Affordable Vigil 1911 Series appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, John Browning, 1911, Pistols, Dan Wesson, Vigil, Product Announcement, Dan Wesson Vigil, Suppressor Ready 1911, Vigil 1911, Vigil CCO, Vigil Commander


Big Horn Armory Brings Back a Fan Favorite Deal on its AR500

Big Horn Armory March Tax Return Special Sale Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, are offering a five percent savings off a customer’s purchase (a $99.95 savings) on any new BHA AR500 semi-auto rifle purchased directly from the website between March 1 – 31, 2020. BHA is currently shipping the AR500 from stock and a service representative will contact you within 48 hours to discuss options. The AR500, chambered in 500 Auto Max, is the most powerful sh...
Tags: Guns, America, Bmg, Max, Bha, John Browning, Linebaugh, Firearm News, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA, AR500 Auto Max


Big Horn Armory Unveils Half Price Special on all Fancy Walnut Stocks – VIDEO

From Feb. 1 – 29, 2020, Big Horn Armory will have its Fancy Walnut stock upgrade available for all of its lever gun models for only $300 (normally a $600 value). Big Horn Armory February Special on Fancy Walnut Stocks Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is offering a special promotion in the month of February on its Fancy Walnut stocks for all lever gun models. Normally a $600 upgrade, BHA is offering special pricing on the Fancy Walnut wood fin...
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