Since the early 2000s, Smith & Wesson has been designing and building some of the most powerful production revolvers available with its line of mighty X-Frames, chambered in .500 S&W Mag. and .460 S&W Mag. The author recently had a chance to test the guns, both on the range and in the field, and form impressions about the state of the X-Frame today
This massive pistol's long and colorful history still generates plenty of discussion. To find the answers to nine of the top questions about this beefy big-bore semi-auto, we went straight to the expert.
In the Sept. 2014 issue of American Rifleman, Field Editor Stanton Wormley explores the concept and construction of a home-defense AR. During that project, he tested different ammunitions to see how they would perform in a home-defense scenario. Here are the results.
Getting ready to buy self-defense handgun ammunition? Read this first.