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The .38 Smith & Wesson: History And Performance

Introduced in 1877, the .38 Smith & Wesson proved to be a popular revolver cartridge at the end of the 19th century, and was extensively used by the British well into the 20th century.  

A First-Year Magnum: Shooting The S&W “Pre-29”

Everyone knows the line—the S&W Model 29 was “the most powerful handgun in the world.” But before the big revolver was numbered, it was simply the “.44 Magnum.” Here, the author takes a “Pre-29” to the range.

Shooting The Icons Of An Empire: Victorian Riflemen Springtown Match

Compared to most marksmanship competitions today, those held in Springtown, Penn., every year are for more unusual and dated firearms. Follow Kenneth L. Smith-Christmas as he recounts the experience of a "Victorian Riflemen" match.

Rifleman Report: Freedom Through Personal Responsibility

Taking responsibility for your own personal safety has never been more important—nor, unfortunately, more unfashionable in some quarters. If the average person were to take at face value the discourse of many of today’s politicians, he or she might come to the conclusion that only big government has the answers to helping you avoid the nearly inevitable trouble encountered in everyday life. 

Smith & Wesson's Walthers

When Smith & Wesson's name showed up on Walther PPK and PPK/s pistols, many were shocked, but what does that mean for build quality and performance? Follow along with Wiley Clapp and his investigation of S&W-made Walther pistols.

The Smith & Wesson .500 Magnum: History And Performance

First released in 2003, The Smith & Wesson .500 Magnum is one of the most powerful cartridges developed for a revolver built on the company's X-frame.

Proof Of Concept: S&W’s M&P12 Bullpup

Boasting an abundance of firepower in a package shorter than your typical defensive carbine, Smith & Wesson’s new M&P12 proves that the tactical 12-ga. pump-action is an ideal platform for a bullpup.

Smith & Wesson: A Classic Name In American Firearms

First started in 1852, the company founded by partners Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson has a storied place in American firearm history and is still one of the premier American firearm manufacturers today.

The Smith & Wesson SD VE Line

Introduced in 2012, the Smith & Wesson SD VE line of handguns are a popular budget-friendly option in the striker-fired, polymer-framed handgun market.

ARTV Preview: Hornady CX Bullet, Smith & Wesson M&P12 and Cane Air Guns

This week on American Rifleman Television, we tour the factory of Hornady Ammunition, test the Smith & Wesson M&P12 bullpup shotgun and examine the history of cane air guns.

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