handguns

Are Percussion Revolvers and Single-Shot Muzzleloaders Obsolete?

It’s known that firearms can serve for a long time after they’re no longer cutting edge. Flintlocks held on long into the percussion era. During the American Civil War, plenty of cavalry units, especially local militias, turned up with single-shot pistols despite Colt’s revolvers having been on the market for a while by then.

7 Great New Pistols for 2021

From old school revolvers with a modern twist to groundbreaking new designs, Frank Melloni rounds up 7 great new pistols for 2021.

New for 2021: Heritage Barkeep Revolver

Heritage recently introduced the Barkeep revolver, a single-action revolver chambered in .22 LR.

Is the .357 Magnum the Most Versatile Revolver Caliber of All Time?

When it comes down to it, if you're going to have only one revolver, the .357 Magnum is probably the best option.

10 Most Iconic Handgun Designs of All Time

Brad Fitzpatrick takes a look at the game-changing pistols and revolvers that have left a lasting impact on firearms history. These are the 10 most iconic handgun designs of all time.

Back to Basics With Bullseye Shooting

Going back to the fundamentals can always be beneficial, and bullseye shooting may just be the key to maintaining your skills, including your defensive ones.

Skills Check: Concealed Carry Practice Session at the Range

If your practice sessions are limited, make sure every round counts.

I Carry Spotlight: Six Great 357 Magnum Revolvers

Since tomorrow is the Fourth of July, we wanted to bring a uniquely American episode, and figured that the .357 Magnum revolver is about as American as you can get (we covered the 1911 last year!).

Selecting a Personal-Defense Handgun: Size and Fit

Selecting a personal-defense handgun is a very subjective endeavor.

Skills Check: Single-Action Failure Drill

The failure drill for a single-action revolver is a little different than that for a semi-automatic, but how?

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