251,256 Pages

Editor Roy Huntington
Former editors Cameron Hopkins
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 1.26 million
First issue 1955 (1955)
Company FMG Publications
Country United States
Based in San Diego, California
OCLC number 60617016

Guns is a magazine dedicated to firearms, hunting, competition shooting, reloading, and other shooting-related activities in the United States. First published in 1955, ir is one of the oldest periodicals about firearms in continuous publication in the US.

The magazine primarily offers reviews on guns, ammunition, and shooting gear; as well as gunsmithing tips, historical articles, gun collecting, self-defense and alerts on gun rights. In addition to those departments, each issue contains a few featured articles and personality profiles of people in the firearms industry as well as press releases of new products.[1]

Guns staff writers include Massad Ayoob, Clint Smith, Holt Bodinson, Frank James, Mike Cumpston, Charles E. Petty and John Taffin.


  1. Carter, Gregg Lee (2002). "Gun Magazines". Guns in American Society: A - L. 1. ABC-CLIO. p. 249. ISBN 978-1-57607-268-4. 

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