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.

Head to Head: Smith & Wesson Bodyguard 38 vs. Model 642

When put side by side, how do the Smith & Wesson Bodyguard 38 and Model 642 stack up? Richard Johnson compares these two fantastic handguns from S&W.

Smith & Wesson J-Frames Explained

Ever wonder what the different names for Smith & Wesson J-frames meant? Here's a quick guide to the three main types.

The Pocket Pistol in 2019: How Far Have We Come?

What is the state of the venerable pocket pistol in 2019?

First Look: Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 38 Revolver

Smith & Wesson added a laser-less model to its Bodyguard 38 revolver lineup, offering consumers an affordable, no frills wheelgun for personal defense.

Smith & Wesson Offers $50 Rebate Under New Processing System

Until the end of 2017, Smith & Wesson is offering a $50 rebate on select firearms, and consumers will receive their pre-paid Mastercard faster than ever, thanks to the company's new rebate-processing system.

10 Great Pocket Holsters for Concealed Carry

Looking for the ideal pocket holster for your concealed-carry pistol? Check out these top 10 options.

Smith & Wesson Offers Firearms Rebate

Smith & Wesson is offering mail-in rebates on its M&P Shield, M&P Bodyguard and Self Defense line.

DeSantis Offers New Holsters for the Smith & Wesson Bodyguard

DeSantis Gunhide developed six new holsters for the Smith & Wesson Bodyguard 380.

Crimson Trace Laserguard Available for Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 380

Crimson Trace now equips the Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 380 with a Laserguard with either green or red lasers.

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