T. Logan Metesh

Contributing Writer

Logan Metesh is a historian with a focus on firearms history and development. He runs High Caliber History LLC.


  • Covers guns and gear with a special interest in topics that tie back to history
  • Has been published in more than 20 different magazine titles


Logan Metesh has been passionate about firearms and history since he was 10 years old and has been working in the outdoor media industry since 2015.

With more than a decade of experience working for the Smithsonian Institution, the National Park Service, and the NRA Museums, Metesh has the ability to present history and research in an engaging manner has made him a sought after consultant, writer, and museum professional. The ease with which he can recall obscure historical facts and figures makes him very good at Jeopardy!, but exceptionally bad at geometry.

Logan has been a frequent guest on the “Curator’s Corner” program for NRATV and has served as an historic firearms facilitator for television shows such as Mysteries at the Museum, Gun Stories with Joe Mantegna, NRA Gun Gurus, and American Rifleman TV.


Metesh graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a degree in historic preservation and a concentration in museum studies.

F&S Lightning Round

Favorite Place to Fish: It may be blasphemous—but I don’t fish. I don’t have the patience for it,
Favorite Critter to Hunt: Whatever’s in season,
Bucket List Adventure: Hunting dangerous game in Africa,
Most Prized Piece of Gear: The Marlin 15YN .22 rifle I got for my 10th birthday – the gun stat started it all,
All-Time Favorite F&S Story: 25 Shotguns, Rifles, and Pistols of the Rich, the Famous, and the Infamous, by Phil Bourjaily

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