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The .44 Special: History & Performance

Here we take a look back at the history of the .44 Smith & Wesson Special cartridge along with its ballistic capabilities.

Review: Big Horn Armory AR500

Big Horn Armory blends the power of a .500 Smith & Wesson into the frame of an AR-15 pistol with its AR500 chambered in .500 Auto Max.

Big-Bore Pistol Build: Lone Wolf's TWL-S Frame

Build a big-bore Glock-pattern pistol from scratch or put unused components back to work with Lone Wolf's affordable TWL-S frames and parts kits.

The 10mm Auto: History & Performance of a Potent Pistol Cartridge

Nearly four decades after it made its debut, the 10mm Auto is offered in more loads and guns than ever before, including four different M1911-based pistols.

Ballistic-Gel Test: Magnum Research 'Thunder Snub' in .45-70 Gov't

After the first round of shooting, this Magnum Research "Thunder Snub" revolver chambered in .45-70 Gov't. underwent a round of gel testing.

The 45-70 Gov't: History, Performance & Handloading

Here's a look at the history of the storied .45-70 Gov't cartridge that still remains popular today.

Beretta Model 81 Cheetah: Great Value for a Casual Collector

In this review, we look over a 1970s Italian handgun that is now available through AIM Surplus and chambered in the old but not forgotten .32 ACP cartridge. This is the Italian-made Beretta Model 81 Cheetah, a smaller cousin of the venerable Beretta Model 92.

Review: Magnum Research 'Thunder Snub' BFR in .45-70 Gov't.

A snub-nose revolver chambered in .45-70 Gov't.? Is such a thing possible? With Magnum Research's customizable BFR line, it is. Check out our results here.

Tested: Weaver Classic 2.5-8X 28 mm Handgun Scope

Hunting handguns come in a variety of styles, from conventional semi-automatic and revolver designs that can ride on the hip, to bipod- and sling-equipped bolt-action and single-shots that fire rifle cartridges.

A Hard Look at Henry Lever-Actions

A relatively young company, Henry Repeating Arms has risen to become a significant maker of American long guns—and it did so primarily with lever-action rifles. Here’s an in-depth look.

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