New For 2023: Oracle Arms 2311
Oracle Arms announced its take on the hybrid-frame handgun concept with its 2311, a hammer-fired, single-action-only pistol that accepts SIG Sauer P320 magazines and comes in a variety of configurations.
Beretta's U22 Neos: A Legacy Gun Not Forgotten
The Beretta U22 Neos launched in 2002, and its racy looks were different, unexpected and a breath of fresh air in a market dominated by clones and lookalikes of .22 LR repeaters. It’s a shame the millions of first-time gun owners that purchased in the last few years will never experience the U22 Neos as an original owner. They can, however, still find them on the used market.
Favorite Firearms: A Sentimental Colt Single Action Army
My favorite firearm is a .45-cal. Colt Single Action Army that I purchased new in 1980. The old Colt exudes Western adventure, both real and imagined.
The Rifleman Report: 100 Years & Counting
As most anyone who is married knows all too well, failing to remember a significant anniversary is a mistake best avoided. In view of that, we always strive to point out important milestones as they pertain to the world of firearms—and in this issue we mark two.
The Colt Peacemaker: Hollywood’s Shooting Star
For many of us, our first exposure to the Single Action Army wasn’t on the shooting range—it was on the silver screen at Saturday matinees, and, later, on television. After all, you can’t film a Western movie or TV Western without sixguns.
New For 2023: Taurus RH500 & RH460 Revolvers
Taurus is rolling out the heavy-hitters for 2023 with a few incredible wheelgun offerings in its Raging Hunter revolver lineup. The magnum-chambered guns feature optic-ready compatibility and more.
Rifleman Q&A: Colt SAA Logo Confusion
I have a Colt Single Action Army revolver dated 1902-1903 with the Serial No. 230507. It has a 4¾" barrel, approximately 70 percent bluing and is chambered in .45 Colt. My question is, when did Colt begin putting the Rampant Colt logo onto the cylinder?
150 Years Of The Colt Single Action Army
Initially developed as a dedicated sidearm for the U.S. military, the Colt Single Action Army became iconic as one of the tools that tamed the frontier and embodied the spirit of the American West.
Review: Taylor’s & Company TC9 1873 SA Revolver
With the classic aesthetics of a Single Action Army blended with the ability to chamber 9 mm Luger ammunition, the Taylor’s & Company TC9 1873 SA provides Old West enthusiasts with an easily fed SSA option.
The First 50 Years Of Ruger's 'Flat Top' .44 Mag. Revolver
Introduced in 1956, Sturm, Ruger & Co., brought to life the .44 Rem. Mag through its storied “Flat Top” revolver, the Blackhawk. Read along as Field Editor Wiley Clapp chronicles 50 years of the Blackhawk along with field testing of special 50th anniversary edition of the New Model Blackhawk.