Taurus Defender .357 Mag.

New for 2022: Taurus Defender .357 Mag. Revolver

Taurus improved upon its popular Model 605 with practical, concealed-carry-oriented features. The Defender features a longer barrel and enhanced sights than the original Model 605.

Fightin' Iron: The Guns of George Mathews

Sometimes, custom gunsmiths don’t get credit where credit is due.

What’s the Deal With Caliber?

Caliber is a critical aspect of ammunition, but it is something that is also often misunderstood or misrepresented. As it relates to firearms, caliber by definition—according to Merriam-Webster—is either A: the diameter of a bullet or other projectile, or B: the diameter of the bore of a gun usually expressed in hundredths or thousandths of an inch and typically written as a decimal, such as .35 caliber.

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.

The Smith & Wesson Military & Police Revolver

Smith & Wesson’s iconic revolver is one of the few things with stronger ties to law enforcement than the NRA.

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?

7 Best Law Enforcement Revolvers of All Time

Sheriff Jim Wilson takes an in-depth look at seven of the best revolvers to ever be used among lawmen.

Part II: Can the Colt Python Pass the 2,000-Round Challenge?

Caleb Giddings takes Colt's new Python through the 2,000-round challenge to see how well it stacks up.

Can the Colt Python Pass the 2,000-Round Challenge? Part I

In this two-part series, Caleb Giddings takes Colt's new Python through the 2,000-round challenge to see how well it stacks up.

Can a .38 S&W Revolver Fire .38 Spl. Loads?

It’s always best to err on the side of caution, especially where firearms are concerned. If your revolver chambers and is marked for milder .38 S&W ammunition, that’s what you should shoot.

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