NRA Gun of the Week: Charter Arms Boomer Revolver

posted on February 11, 2017

Charter Arms has been in the business of making affordable wheelguns for more than a half century, and this week we asked Brian Sheetz to dive into a .44 Spl. example that is designed purely for concealed carry. This matte stainless, double-action-only revolver is compact and snag-free by design. The barrel’s two ports help mitigate recoil of the 20-oz. package and is certainly where its name “Boomer” comes from.

Check out this week’s video to learn more.

Specifications:
Manufacturer:
Charter Arms
Model: Boomer
Action Type: double-action-only revolver
Chambering: .44 Spl.
Finish: matte stainless
Stocks: black rubber
Sights: rear receiver channel
Barrel: 2”; stainless steel, eight-groove, 1:18” RH twist
Overall Length: 6.75”
Height: 5.00"
Width: 1.45"
Weight: 20 ozs.
Cylinder: five-round capacity
MSRP: $443

Tested: Charter Arms Boomer .44 Spl. Revolver

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