Taurus 327 Revolver in .327 Fed. Mag.

New for 2022: Taurus 327

The .327 Fed. Mag. cartridge has long been overlooked, but it is a powerful, versatile option for personal protection. Taurus has recognized the .327's appeal and is now offering an affordable revolver chambered for this hidden gem of a self-defense round.

Editor's Picks: SHOT Show 2022, Day Three

Here another roundup of cool things we saw at SHOT Show 2022 on the third day of the show.

Is it Time for a New Concealed Carry Handgun Cartridge?

This makes me wonder why, with its growing popularity, we have not seen a new cartridge developed specifically for concealed carry. Is it time? 

Is the .30 Carbine the Most Overlooked Cartridge of All Time?

The story behind the M1 Carbine is fascinating. And, while this column is about ammunition, it’s impossible to discuss the “carbine cartridge” without some gun history. In 1940, the U.S. Army was looking for a light rifle or carbine.

How Penetration and Sectional Density Affect Terminal Performance

Penetration is a critical aspect of terminal performance. As the great African professional hunter and gunwriter Finn Aagaard once wrote, “Killing power is a matter of biology, not math and physics, and is influenced almost totally by shot placement, accompanied by sufficient penetration.”

Is the .357 Magnum the Best Option for Personal Defense?

Time and data have also unquestionably revealed that when compared to these semi-auto-pistol cartridges, the .357 Magnum does a better job at stopping bad guys.

5 Commonly Overlooked Carry Guns

Glocks and 1911s are not the only concealed carry guns out there, and in fact may not be the best options for everyone. Here’s a look at five often overlooked concealed carry options that you may or may not have heard of.

A Complete Guide: Double-Action Revolvers for Defense

The double-action revolver is always worthy of consideration when someone sets out to select a personal defense gun.

Why You Should Buy Your Ammo in Bulk

While the conventional wisdom is always “buy it cheap and stack it deep” when it comes to ammo, recent events show that’s not always possible.

Tips on Choosing Ammunition for Your Concealed-Carry Revolver

Many factors go into determining what carry ammunition to choose; make sure your choice is an informed one.

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