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?
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.
The .38 Special: History & Performance
The .38 Smith & Wesson Special, designed in 1898, rocked the handgun realm with its ballistic performance making it a cartridge for the history books.
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.
Winchester Issues Product Warning and Recall Notice for Certain .38 Spl. Ammo
Winchester has issued a recall for three lots of .38 Spl. 130-gr. FMJ center-fire ammunition.
Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 38: Top-Selling Revolver of 2019
One of the best-selling revolvers on the market is the Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 38, which claimed honors as the top-selling wheelgun of 2019.
The Mismatched Model 27: A Curious Revolver
Wiley Clapp found a Smith & Wesson Model 27 at his local gun shop, but all is not as it seems with this particular revolver.