Three Smith & Wesson revolvers

Is the Smith & Wesson J-Frame Still Relevant for Personal Defense?

Despite the passage of time, Smith & Wesson’s trusty J-frame revolver remains an excellent option as a backup gun and more.

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.

Review: Colt Anaconda Revolver

We cannot lie: Colt’s latest revolver oozes class—and power. The new Anaconda is impressive and tough.

First Look: FN 502 Tactical Optics-Ready .22 LR

FN America recently introduced the FN 502 Tactical, which is the company's first-ever .22 LR pistol. Conveniently, the FN 502 Tactical in .22 LR is optics-ready, making it the industry's first rimfire pistol to offer the capability of a slide-mounted red dot. 

Fightin' Iron: The Smith & Wesson Model 39 Handgun

When he made the point, my buddy was speaking from a position of strength. Chuck Karwan—West Point graduate, champion heavyweight wrestler, combat platoon leader, Green Beret, outdoorsman, gunwriter—was a bear of a guy. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of firearms of all sorts. Karwan was particularly fond of digging into the development of handguns; sights, systems, breeching, etc.; from Paterson to present.

Review: Browning 1911-380 Black Label Pro American Flag

I’m a believer in the old expression “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Browning apparently believes in it, too, because its newest downsized Black Label 1911 makes a fantastic first impression.

I Carry: Taurus GX4 Pistol in a Galco Scout 3.0 Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the new Taurus GX4 micro-9 mm double-stack pistol in a Galco Scout 3.0 holster with a Cold Steel AD-15 Lite pocketknife.

First Look: Taurus GX4 Micro-Compact 9 mm in New Slide Colors

Taurus is following up the successful launch of their popular Taurus GX4 micro-compact 9 mm pistol with the addition of two new slide color options.

Review: Dan Wesson Bruin 1911 Pistol in 10 mm

Perfect for bear defense, Dan Wesson's Bruin 10 mm handgun is exactly what you'd expect from the company.

Is the Revolver the Ultimate Survival Gun?

There is much discussion about what kind of handgun is best for survival or end of the world scenarios. Is the revolver the best choice?

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