A New Old-School Hunting Revolver

Although the number may be diminishing, there still remains a fair number of us old coots that are—oh Hell, let’s just get it out in the open—Smith & Wesson snobs. We long for the day when barrels were pinned to the frame, the chambers in the cylinders were recessed to completely
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Revolvers

An article I just wrote on the top five handgun cartridges for AmericanRifleman.org just went live. I was asked to write it because of the widespread popularity of a similar piece I wrote on the top five sporting cartridges back in June. Predictably, this one has also struck a chord w
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The Case for the Small Gun Shop

In business and life there’s a relatively new saying, “Go big or go home.” Sometimes that is sound advice, but not all the time. In the gun and shooting business there are a number of what are known as “big-box” stores. We all know who they are, and they do provide a real service, oft
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Missing the Candy Shot

Some guys never miss. The deer may be running like a scalded cat, zig-zagging through brush at 300 yards, and they will drill it through the heart with a single shot every time. Often, these guys are gun writers. I’m not one of them. I may be a writer of guns and other frothy tales, b
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Keeper Guns

For truly obtuse—like me—gun nuts, there comes a time in our lives when we “have to do something for me.” Guys like us dream about a few really special guns. These are guns that are as much show pieces as they are functional arms. They are personal guns—very personal. Maybe they don’t
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