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Smith & Wesson's Triple Lock: A Look Back

The Triple Lock was the first Smith & Wesson revolver built on what is now called the N-frame—S&W’s N-frames have defined the modern wheelgun.

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handguns—The 1980s

Smith & Wesson's elegant workhorse wheelgun, the Model 57/58 in .41 Magnum, is Wiley Clapp's pick for his favorite handgun of the 1980s.

Nine Lives of the 10 mm Auto

Counted out more than once, the 10 mm Auto cartridge simply refuses to give up—and the latest crop of guns chambered for it proves that the 10 is more than just a survivor.

Wiley Clapp: What's All This 10 mm Business?

​Just shortly before the .40 S&W came along to better arm the nation's police, we went through a period of great interest in the 10 mm Auto cartridge.

Give Handloading a Try

I am advised that well under half of all active shooters use ammunition they have assembled in home reloading shops.

Hangin’ In: The .41 Magnum

For sheer perserverence in the face of adversity, you can’t beat the grand old .41 Magnum. Although this so-called “middle magnum” was never on the top of the heap in revolver cartridge popularity, it stoutly withstood repeated efforts to cancel it out. This business of a revolver that was not just a supplement to the sporting rifle, started with the .357 Mag. in 1935.

Nine Things You Didn't Know About the Magnum Research Desert Eagle

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.

Ruger Redhawk

Ruger’s Redhawk .44 Magnum revolver was “an entirely new firearm, the most significant advance in heavy-frame double action revolvers in many decades.”

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