SW99 Lead

Review: Smith & Wesson SW99

Two of the world’s best handgun makers―one from the “Old” and one from the “New”―have partnered to make one of the best semi-autos of all time: the SW99.

Best Seller: Smith & Wesson Model 642

The Smith & Wesson Model 642, a classic J Frame design, was the fourth most sold revolver of 2021.

Best Seller: Smith & Wesson Model 642 Revolver

The Smith and Wesson Model 642 J-frame revolver proves that the classic design is still a popular personal defense choice today as it was the fourth most sold revolver in 2020.

Smith & Wesson's Model 39 'Hush Puppy': A Sidearm for the SEALs

Early SEAL teams utilized this not-so-well-known Smith & Wesson Model 39 "Hush Puppy" variant when stealth was a top priority.

Handgun Sights: Then & Now

Sights have changed a lot on handguns in the last 200 years. Wiley Clapp walks through what became important and why.

Review: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Plus

With the micro-compact pistol market taking off like wildfire, it’s Smith & Wesson’s turn to fan the flames.

Smith & Wesson Performance Center SW1911 Pro Series

The Smith & Wesson Performance Center SW1911 Pro Series, an Officer-size variant of John Browning’s venerated design, is the Performance Center’s first 9 mm Luger-chambered offering in the platform.

This Old Gun: Smith & Wesson Registered Magnum

Smith & Wesson's Registered Magnum was purpose-built to chamber the hot, new cartridge of the day: the .357 Magnum.

Valuable Service: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP handguns. Both Colt and Smith & Wesson had existing revolver designs adopted as the Model of 1917, and they would go on to serve again during World War II.

New for 2021: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Plus

Smith & Wesson enhanced its M&P Shield line with its all-new Plus model, which provides more capacity than previous models and an all-new trigger.

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