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5 Advantages of the Revolver

Revolvers are Efficient The revolver’s first advantage is efficiency; the revolver requires no manipulation of the gun beyond operating the trigger in order to fire. There are no extra buttons or levers to push, which means that there are no buttons or levers to forget to push. I’ve watched even …

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Handgun Reviews: Smith and Wesson M28

The Smith and Wesson M28 is the best bargain among the numerous S&W range of handguns. If you are you looking for a powerful revolver that can handle heavy bullets with great accuracy, this is it! Smith and Wesson M28 | The Highway Patrolman The Smith and Wesson M28 was …

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A Look Back at the Smith & Wesson Model 24

In 1905, Smith & Wesson was riding high on its Hand Ejector Series of double-action revolvers featuring a swing-out cylinder, 10 years before the Hand Ejector had been perfected to the point of starting to manufacture these revolvers on the I- (.32 cal.) and K- (.38 cal.) frames. However, plans …

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Super Singles: Ruger Super Blackhawk Revolvers

Ruger finally gives shooters .454 Casull and .480 Ruger versions of its Super Blackhawk revolver. Early this year, Ruger asked me to perform some testing on both of its new Super Blackhawk models, all under the veil of secrecy of a strict embargo. I put nearly 1,000 rounds through the …

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Revolver Selection, Understanding Your Needs

Smith & Wesson’s foray into really big-bore revolvers came with the introduction of the double-action X-frame. This one is chambered in the high-velocity .460 Smith & Wesson Magnum. Picking a revolver to carry in the woods isn’t necessarily an easy decision or one that should be taken lightly. Your sidearm …

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How to Start a Ruger Collection

From sixguns to bolt-guns, you can’t go wrong by starting a Ruger collection. Here are some tips for getting started. I have enjoyed collecting guns and specifically Rugers for many years. During that time I have learned several good lessons. Some of those have been quite costly, but those are …

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30/30 Revolver? Yep the BFR

Magnum Research’s BFR pistol is something to witness. Loaded for some rifle cartridges this brute has the capability to put huge  critters down brisk. Whether the BFR is known as the “Big Frame Revolver”, or “Biggest Finest Revolver” or whatever other term at first sight this mammoth looks merciless. This pistol …

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Choosing a .45 Pistol or Revolver

If you are looking for a good, solid handgun for home protection or to wear as a sidearm while hunting or trekking through the woods, a .45 is a good choice.  Whether you are trying to ward off a home invader or bring down an angry bear, you can rely …

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5 Reasons You Still Should Own A Revolver (No 4. Is A Bit Surprising)

Revolvers are here to stay, despite the fact that they hold a limited number of rounds and are slower to reload when compared to semiautomatic handguns. Does that mean that you need a six-shooter in your handgun battery? It depends. For more than a century revolvers were the de facto …

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