Revolvers

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Taurus Protector Poly

The Taurus Protector Poly is a revolver purpose-built for today’s concealed-carry demands.

November 7, 2014
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North American Arms Black Widow .22 WMR

The Black Widow from North American Arms proves bigger isn’t always better.

July 18, 2014
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Ruger Security-Six

With a robust frame capable of withstanding high-volume shooting of magnum ammunition, simple internal sub-assemblies and solid sidewalls, the Ruger Security-Six set the standard for dependability and innovation.

August 15, 2012
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Kit Guns

Utility rimfire revolvers may not be the best choice for self-defense, until that rattler gets a little insistent on joining you in the sleeping bag.

March 20, 2012
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The Martial Single Action Army

Now that the dust has settled after the lavish centennial celebration of the Model 1911, perhaps it’s time we acknowledged the original Government .45, the Single Action Army.

March 20, 2012
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Snub-Nosed Revolvers

We have gone through several successive years of intense development of concealed-carry handguns, the vast majority of which were semi-automatic pistols.

March 16, 2012
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Smith & Wesson Model 19

Bill Jordan was over the heads of most handgunners in ways other than the fact he stood 6 1⁄2 feet above the ground.

February 16, 2012
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Smith & Wesson Chiefs Special

Aside from Nancy Reagan’s memorable description of the “cute little gun” President Reagan had given to her for protection, few people refer to handguns as cute.

September 20, 2011
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Ruger .44 Spl. Flat Top Blackhawk

Some marketing labels really have a lasting impact. Throughout a lifetime of living and breathing firearms, it seems to me the most dominant word has been “magnum.”

September 20, 2011
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Smith & Wesson Model 29

There are only a few firearms whose legendary status is derived from the fact they can be defined by a single cartridge. One such handgun is the Smith & Wesson Model 29, which was never chambered for anything other than the .44 Mag.

July 21, 2011