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Smith & Wesson Hand Ejector: A Look Back

A look back at the Smith & Wesson Hand Ejector, better known as the M&P or the Model 10.

Double-Action Revolvers & The Old West

While not as popular as single-actions, double-action revolvers played a role in the Old West.

Terminology: Underlug

I'm not sure where this underlug business really got its start, but I was around when it really got rolling. A term that relates most commonly to DA/SA revolvers, underlug refers to an integral extension of metal that runs along the bottom side of the barrel.

Smith & Wesson Governor

Smith & Wesson takes on the Judge with its new Governor-a six-shot large-framed revolver capable of chambering not only .410 shotshells and .45 Colt, but .45 ACP.

Frank Hamer: Legendary Lawman

Frank Hamer spanned the era of horses to cars and became a Ranger legend while he made the transition.

A Look Back at the Smith & Wesson Model 1917

A wartime stopgap revolver remains the basis for today’s most sophisticated wheelguns.

A Triple Lock From Another Place

One of the sought-after “Holy Grails” of Smith & Wesson collecting is a nice clean specimen of the 1st Model .44 Hand Ejector—the Triple Lock.

Stocking Your Handgun

It stands to reason that if the physical interface between you and your handgun is custom fit to your hand, you will be a better shooter.

Dirty Harry's Model 29: America's Shooting Star

Out of production and somewhat obscure, the Smith & Wesson Model 29 was once well known only to serious big-bore handgunners. Then in 1971, it became one of the most famous and desirable handguns of all time. Do you know why? Well, do ya?

The Elusive .480 Ruger Super Redhawk

Ruger's unique big-bore hunting revolver offers an excellent balance of stopping power and manageable recoil.

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