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NRA Gun of the Week: Colt’s Detective Special

NRA Gun of the Week: Colt’s Detective Special

American Rifleman’s Mark Keefe takes a look at a classic, snub-nosed service revolver.
Wiley Clapp: This Colt Python Business

Wiley Clapp: This Colt Python Business

Wiley Clapp was around for the Python's introduction in 1955. In this first of a...
Profile: Jelly Bryce—Oklahoma Gunfighter

Profile: Jelly Bryce—Oklahoma Gunfighter

Delf A. “Jelly” Bryce was a lawman who could match it with just about any...
Sheriff's Tips: The Fitz Special—A Defense Gun from Yesteryear

Sheriff's Tips: The Fitz Special—A Defense Gun from Yesteryear

Fitz carried one pair, or the other, every day for his own personal defense, and...
Video—I Have This Old Gun: Ruger Speed-Six Revolver

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Ruger Speed-Six Revolver

From a recent episode of American Rifleman TV, watch an "I Have This Old Gun"...
The Keefe Report:  Colt Cobra—A New Factory Double-Action Colt

The Keefe Report: Colt Cobra—A New Factory Double-Action Colt

Finally, the biggest news in new gun introductions is out. Colt is back in the...
A Look Back at the Colt Police Positive

A Look Back at the Colt Police Positive

Colt’s D-frame revolver was one of the most popular revolvers during the last century.
Rock Island Armory M206 .38 Special Revolver Review

Rock Island Armory M206 .38 Special Revolver Review

This budget priced six-shot may not be the prettiest gun on the market but it...
What's It Worth? Colt Police Positive Special

What's It Worth? Colt Police Positive Special

Find out what this 1923 Colt Police Positive Special in NRA Excellent (Modern Gun Standards)...
Throwback Thursday: Indoor Novelty Shoots

Throwback Thursday: Indoor Novelty Shoots

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article...
Colt Python Revolver

Colt Python Revolver

As they have been unavailable from the factory for years, the Colt Python revolver's cost...
No Wrapping Necessary

No Wrapping Necessary

Sometimes the greatest gifts do not arrive during the holidays. I received some great ones...
Dirty Harry's Model 29: America's Shooting Star

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

Out of production and somewhat obscure, the Smith & Wesson Model 29 was once well...
The Fitz Special

The Fitz Special

Some of the ideas that J. Henry FitzGerald applied to revolvers might be imprudent today,...
A History of FBI Handguns

A History of FBI Handguns

The FBI has issued a wide variety of handguns to its agents over the years.
Smith & Wesson Model 36 (Chief's Special)

Smith & Wesson Model 36 (Chief's Special)

The Chief’s Special continues to be a popular revolver.
The Colt .45

The Colt .45

The most recognized item in any Texas Ranger's wardrobe, outside his circular Silver Star badge,...
Colt's D Frame

Colt's D Frame

Revolvers once ruled the handgun world.