Testing The .38 Special Cartridge
The .38 Special round is generally accepted as an effective cartridge for personal defense. But how does it fare from a short barrel using part of the FBI testing protocol?
NRA Gun of the Week: Colt’s Detective Special
American Rifleman’s Mark Keefe takes a look at a classic, snub-nosed service revolver.
NRA Gun of the Week: Marlin Firearms 1894 CSBL Rifle
Watch as American Rifleman's David Herman gives a lever-action built for the modern era a workout.
This Old Gun: Colt Official Police Revolver
In this episode of “I Have This Old Gun,” American Rifleman TV examines a classic revolver designed by Colt's for law enforcement during the mid-20th century.
New For 2022: Taurus Executive Grade 856
Taurus expanded its revolver lineup in 2022 with the addition of its Executive Grade 856, built with upgraded features and finishing.
Federal Premium Adds .38 Spl. +P to Personal Defense HST Lineup
Federal Premium has expanded its Personal Defense HST Micro lineup with the 38 Special +P Load.
Guns are rarely worn out through normal use. Given reasonable care and shooting only with the proper ammunition, most quality handguns will last for decades. Abuse, on the other hand, can destroy a nice gun in very little time.
Taurus USA Announces Model 856 .38 Spl. Revolver
The new Taurus revolver is offered in blue matte or stainless matte finish.
Rifleman Q & A: Mystery Miroku
A reader inquires about an old, like-new-condition revolver made in Japan by Miroku.