6.5" Smith & Wesson Model 624 left-side view revolver handgun stainless steel gun black grips

Favorite Firearms: A Throwback Smith From Dad

In the end, my choice was the 6.5" Smith & Wesson Model 624 in .44 Spl.—one of the best decisions I ever made. It’s a throwback, for sure, to back when Smith & Wesson still made revolvers with forged internals and not a sleeved barrel in sight.

The First 50 Years Of Ruger's Blackhawk

The Ruger Blackhawk single-action revolver made its debut in 1955, and 50 years later, Ruger paid tribute to those first “flattop” guns with a production run reminiscent of the originals—and some very special engraved flattops from The Ruger Studio of Art & Decoration.

Rifleman Review: Heritage Rough Rider Rancher Carbine

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "Rifleman Review" from 2020 to learn more about the Heritage Rough Rider Rancher revolving carbine, chambered in .22 LR.

Editor's Choice: Diamondback Sidekick

Diamondback Firearms has come to market with an unusual entry in an increasingly popular market segment: economical, cowboy-style, rimfire revolvers.

NAA Guardian: A Sturdy, Little Pocket Pistol

The quality of the pistols coming out of NAA don’t garner a lot of headlines, but just ask any enthusiast who has owned one of their revolvers for decades.

Marlin Reborn: Ruger Resurrects A Legend

Two industry heavyweights are now under the same management, in fact, under the same roof. If the track records of both hold true, the collaboration will be a success. But those responsible for the new Marlins are taking nothing for granted.

Ruger Defies 2021 Sales Trend

Gun sales nationwide in 2021 dropped when compared to 2020—estimated at 18,515,188 and 20 million, respectively—but Ruger’s sales grew.

Walther Arms: Beyond A Century In Business

Carl Walther established gunmaking legend Carl Walther GmbH Sportwaffen—better known today as simply Walther—in 1886. The small factory was located in Zella-Mehlis, Germany, and specialized in producing target and hunting rifles.

Henry Repeating Arms Celebrates 25 Years

From modest beginnings to one of the country’s largest long-gun manufacturers, Henry Repeating Arms is officially celebrating its landmark 25th year in business this year

The .38 Smith & Wesson: History And Performance

Introduced in 1877, the .38 Smith & Wesson proved to be a popular revolver cartridge at the end of the 19th century, and was extensively used by the British well into the 20th century.  

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