Who says revolvers are yesterday's news? Ruger's new GP100 is causing all sorts of buzz, and for good reason. Borrowing some of the best features of the Wiley Clapp/TALO Ruger GP100, including rear Novak sights, there are some other head-turning specs, such as Hogue stippled hardwood grips, that will no doubt pique the interest of the modern shooter. Check out the video as Sheriff Jim Wilson runs through the list of features that has revived one already-very-popular revolver. For more, visit Ruger.
Ruger's New GP100 Revolver
Watch American Rifleman staff on the range with a centerfire rifle built on the famed Browning X-Bolt action and loaded with cutting-edge features for hunters and enthusiasts who shoot at longer-than-usual distances.
I have an old box of Winchester-Western Super X .38 Colt hollow-point ammo. On the side of the box is “Lubaloy coated Bullet special dry wax lubricant.” It seems to me that most modern ammunition is not coated. Why is it (or was it) necessary to put some form of wax on ammunition?
A recent celebration at Gunsite Academy recognized American Rifleman Field Editor Wiley Clapp for his many accomplishments in the firearm industry.
Based off the earlier magnum cartridges like the .375 H&H Mag., Winchester developed a shortened magnum load for short-action rifles and introduced it in 2001 as the .270 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM).