When a world champion shooter talks, the company that sponsors him usually listens. That's what happened when speed champion Jerry Miculek asked to have the Smith & Wesson 9 mm revolver make a return. And while Miculek likely had only winning his next match in mind when he asked for the 8-shot 929 9 mm, other shooters will find the 7-shot 986 appropriate for a variety of uses. Regardless of your application-hunting, concealed carry or competition-visit the S&W Performance Center to find a custom solution. Watch the video below as Smith & Wesson Paul Pluff shows off the S&W Performance Center's newest wheel guns.
They're Back: Smith & Wesson Performance Center 9 mm Revolvers
When loading rounds tailored for a precision rifle, ensuring the bullet is loaded until it sits just off the lands is a crucial component of accuracy. Measuring this distance involves the use of a bullet comparator tool.
Prominent rare-coin and precious-metals dealer Michael Fuljenz of Beaumont, Texas, an NRA Golden Ring of Freedom member, is the 2023 recipient of the Chester L. Krause Distinguished Service Award—the highest honor bestowed by the congressionally chartered American Numismatic Ass’n, the largest organization of coin-collecting enthusiasts in the United States.
According to advanced Colt collectors, only about 35 or so of the original 400 factory Colt 1911s chambered for .38 Super have surfaced in the United States postwar, with only about a dozen of those remaining in their issued condition with their original finish, and given that the war officially ended on August 14, 1945, and since the OSS was dissolved on October 1, 1945, it isn’t likely any of them were issued before the Armistice.