Revolver

The Revolver Renaissance

Don’t call it a comeback. Revolvers remain an extremely popular and effective choice for self-defense, and manufacturers, trainers and consumers are reacting to that fact.

New for 2022: Taurus 327

The .327 Fed. Mag. cartridge has long been overlooked, but it is a powerful, versatile option for personal protection. Taurus has recognized the .327's appeal and is now offering an affordable revolver chambered for this hidden gem of a self-defense round.

What Are the Effects of a Contact Shot for Personal Defense?

In your extreme-close-quarters-encounter class, you were cautioned that contact shots could cause a handgun to malfunction, and possibly not fire at all, leading to an even graver situation.

How to Reload a Handgun for Defensive Shooting

Reloading a handgun for competition is one thing, but reloading for tactical or personal defense reasons is quite another.

A Complete Guide: Double-Action Revolvers for Defense

The double-action revolver is always worthy of consideration when someone sets out to select a personal defense gun.

The Quest to Find the Perfect Carry Gun

A friend of mine is on a quest to find the perfect—for him—carry gun.

Why Was the Smith & Wesson Model 19 Revolver So Popular with Law Enforcement?

Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about one of his favorite sixguns, the Smith & Wesson Model 19.

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.

New Revolvers for 2021

From single-action revolvers to large-format pistols, guns continue to fly off shelves. Concern over societal unrest combined with production delays caused by the pandemic have amped up demand and new inventory is only now arriving in stores.

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.

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