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Modern-Day Lessons from Frank Hamer's Sweetwater Gunfight

Some people take “never give up” to the extreme, like legendary Texas Ranger Frank Hamer, best known for his role in taking down the notorious Bonnie and Clyde.

Dapper & Deadly: The Life of FBI Special Agent Jelly Bryce

From his reputation as a dapper dresser, to his impressive marksmanship and fast-draw skills, Jacob Adolphus “Jelly” Bryce became larger- than-life as a special agent with the newly founded Bureau of Investigation.

Large-Bore Love Affair: Why I Enjoy Big Bullets in Little Guns

Little guns and big cartridges are a contradictory—and irresistible—combination. Here's the back story on our Handguns editor's fascination with this pairing.

'Jelly' Bryce: FBI Gunfighter

From his reputation as a dapper dresser, to his impressive marksmanship and fast-draw skills, Jacob Adolphus “Jelly” Bryce became larger- than-life as a special agent with the newly founded Bureau of Investigation.

Frank Hamer’s Sweetwater Fight: Lessons Learned

Some people take “never give up” to the extreme, like legendary Texas Ranger Frank Hamer, best known for his role in taking down the notorious Bonnie and Clyde.

New Revolvers for 2017

After the political fight of 2016, the new gun rollout of 2017 included seven new revolvers designed for a wide range of uses. See them all here.

Charter Arms .44 Spl. Boomer Revolver

Charter’s .44 Spl. Boomer strips down to the essence of self-defense.

.44 Special Revolvers

The .44 Spl. has always been a great defensive caliber. Now, there are more-practical platforms chambered for this overlooked round.

A Lesson Learned the Hard Way

Mr. Gibbs was an old-time deputy sheriff, a good investigator and good with people. He usually wore a starched white shirt, sharply creased khaki western pants and pointy-toed boots.

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."

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