HANDGUNS

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Revolver

Short-Barrel...

In 1856 Smith & Wesson entered into an agreement with Rollin White who held the patent on revolvers with bored-through cylinders.
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The LeMat's...

The life, exploits and intrigue of Dr. Alexander LeMat would take a TV mini-series to tell.
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Perfect...

We have looked at 4" Smith & Wesson double-action sixguns and now we finish up with a look at some other revolvers worthy of the title of Perfect Packin’...
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The New Colt...

Although all the Colt “Snakes” were gone by 2006 it seems they were simply in a long hibernation.
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Bitten by a...

Steve McQueen carried one in “Bullitt” and used it to shoot a bad guy dead in the final scenes of that classic film.
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Handloading The...

The modern era of the 2" revolvers/pocket pistol/snub gun/belly gun began in 1926 when Colt introduced the Detective Special by trimming the barrel of their...
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Semi-Auto

Finding the...

We all remember when Goldilocks entered the three bears’ home, Papa Bear and Mama Bear’s beds and food didn’t suit her but Baby Bear’s stuff was...
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New Products...

The 040 Onset from Buck Knives is a framelock knife for everyday carry. Its 3 3/8" drop-point, flat-grind blade is made of CPM S45VN steel,
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CZ P-10 F...

CZ’s newest striker fired pistol, the P-10 F Competition Ready. has evolved from its tactical line, featuring a barrel and slide a half-inch longer than...
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.375 JDJ — A...

Call me crazy or perhaps just deranged (people have done both), but some years ago I got talked into doing a gun test and evaluation on a Thompson/Center...
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The Smith and...

Sound suppressors make you a better neighbor, help preserve your hearing, enhance accuracy and look cool.
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Rock Island...

Martin Tuason, Armscor/Rock Island’s president, is a shooter and die-hard gun-guy. He’s not one of those company presidents who used to work for an...
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Rimfire Handguns

60 Years Of Plinkin'

The word “Plinking” — more commonly heard as “plinkin’” — is an onomatopoeia, a fancy term for a word which sounds like what it means.
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The .22 Pistol

You might have heard the old phrase, “Beware the man with one gun, for he knows how to use it.”
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The One Gun...

Whether you're talking training, pest control or just sheer fun, a .22 pistol is arguably the one gun everyone should have. In today's episode, host Brent...
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Ruger Old Model...

Bill Ruger’s Standard Model pistol (1949) and the Single-Six revolver (1953) pretty much set the rimfire handgun market on its ear.
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Rock Island...

I am not sure what passes for required reading in high schools these days, however in my time many of the classics were required reading.
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.22 Magnum For...

I’m a rootin’ tootin’ .45 shootin’ concealed carry practitioner and instructor — or, I was. For most of my years, I’ve been an adamant advocate...
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Airguns

Realistic Air...

Air guns have come a long way. Daisy, Crosman and Beeman are brands I’ve known forever and they have been joined by several other companies
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Umarex Is...

Introducing the new ReadyAir Airgun Compressor by Umarex. A newly patented oilless technology to fill up PCP reservoirs easily and quickly.
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Top 5 Articles...

Over the years we've developed a pretty good understanding of what gun reviews, industry news and old-timey stories you'd be interested in reading, but —...
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High-Tech Airgun...

“You can train at home with airguns” is one of those pithy comments passed along like the eggplant soufflé at a family reunion dinner but it’s true.
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LONE STAR SUMMIT

I’m writing this shortly after returning from the Texas Firearms Law Seminar hosted annually by the State Bar of Texas. It’s a CLE (Continuing Legal...
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"Air Defense...

The mere mention of “BB gun” inevitably conjures up the Daisy Red Rider. But let me tell you, BB guns have evolved well past this stage. Thanks to my...
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MISCELLANEOUS HANDGUNS

Short-Barrel...

In 1856 Smith & Wesson entered into an agreement with Rollin White who held the patent on revolvers with bored-through cylinders.
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A Tall Mountain...

There comes a time in life when you wake up one morning and the brutal reality of your existence hits home.
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XS Sights ...

I’ve often said I’m one of the last extant gun writers who still loves the pump shotgun for defensive use.
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The Singular...

I have often said the best part of my job of being a gun writer for nearly 55 years is not all the guns I get to test but the many interesting people I meet.
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SPREAD THE PUNCH

As I get older, I’ve discovered the increasing importance of size, shape and diameter when it comes to shooting big bore sixguns.
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.375 JDJ

Thanks to stalwarts JD Jones of SSK Industries and Larry Kelly of Mag-na-port International, the 1970s were the heyday for handgun hunters, the decade being...
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