The .44 Magnum was famously called "the most powerful handgun [cartridge] in the world" by Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry. But is too much of a good thing still too much? In this episode, the Gun Cranks discuss whether the .44 Magnum is too much gun.
The M1 carbine is arguably one of the most iconic firearms in U.S. history. With over six million made during World War II, the M1 remains popular today. Light, easy to handle, and low-recoil. What’s not to love? The Gun Cranks explore the pros, and maybe cons, of this little rifle. Love it or hate it?
In the words of Benjamin Franklin, "Nothing is certain except death and taxes." And while no one really wants to dwell on their own mortality, it's important to have a plan for what to do with your guns when you inevitably meet your demise. In this must-watch episode for all gun owners, the Gun Cranks share tips on making a plan for your firearms, including downsizing, documentation, and potential challenges to consider.
What do motorcycles have to do with shooting? Plenty, if you take part in Motoschutzen — an invitation-only shooting industry event. This year non-biker GUNS Editor Brent T. Wheat joined the group for a sidecar ride. In this episode of the 'Cranks, he reports back about the guns, the gear and what it's like to cling like a Zebra mussel to a hurtling death-bike!
Tom McHale is an author and Editor of American Handgunner magazine. He’s published seven books to date, most of which focus on Second Amendment-related topics, concealed carry, personal defense, and guns and shooting. During the past 10 years, Tom has published nearly 2,000 articles across a variety of publications.