REVOLVERS

Ruger Old Model Single-Six...

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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Understudy Guns

“Understudy gun” was a term first heard in these pages and is now more relevant than ever.
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Feeding Your .45 Sixguns

Hands down, the .45 Colt is my favorite handgun cartridge. You know this! Sure, I love other cartridges too, fickle as I am, but .45 caliber cartridges just...
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New Products August 2021 Issue

Northern Precision now offers Bullets for the 405 Winchester. They come in a variety of standard and custom weights. These start at 225 grains and include a...
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The Perfect Packin’ Pistol

Phil Sharpe is the main person responsible for the .357 Magnum. To come up with the .357 Magnum case, he simply lengthened the standard .38 Special from...
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Snubbies & Small Frame...

Are you a fan of the small-frame revolver, aka "Snubby?"  If so, today's episode is for you as we talk to Roy Huntington about his love of — passion for,...
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Rock Island Armory AL22...

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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(Hammer) less Is More

In the time of the smallest good 9mms and the best pocket-size .380s ever, the smallest-frame short barrel double-action revolver still thrives — Smith &...
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Perfect Packin’ Pistol...

The fourth cartridge in this series is from Smith & Wesson, chambered in a swing-out cylinder double-action revolver — the .45 Auto Rim.
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Ode To A Boondocking Gun

I saw the two green points shining back at me in the beam of the headlamp I’d just turned on — but it wasn’t until I made out the dark bulk behind...
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With the Ruger MAX-9,...

As an aficionado of the revolver, I own several and among them are at least a half-dozen single-action Ruger sixguns.
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Smith & Wesson Model 25

While I have long been fascinated with N-Frame Smith & Wesson revolvers, I came to the party only after seeing the movie “Dirty Harry.”
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Perfect Packin’ Pistol...

The origin of the .45 Colt goes back to the early 1870s. When the military called for tests to select a new sidearm, Colt produced the 1871-72 Open Top.
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Cimarron S&W No. 3 American

Quick … “The first big bore, cartridge-firing center-fire sixgun in the old West.” What gun would you think of? Why, the Colt Single Action of course.
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Speedloaders make sixguns...

Well into the last century, when my preferred carry guns were revolvers and I used them in local competitions, there were always spare rounds within easy reach
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Old & New Ruger Blackhawk .44

In the last days of 1955 Remington and Smith & Wesson unveiled the most powerful of handgun cartridges for its day — the .44 Remington Magnum.
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S&W Model 66 Snubbie

Back in 1957, thanks to the considerable influence and input of legendary wheelgunner Bill Jordan, Smith & Wesson created the template for the medium-frame...
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Perfect Packin’ Pistol...

We continue our look at the Personification of the Perfect Packin’ Pistol by concentrating on 4" double-action Smith & Wesson sixguns by remembering these...
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