Colt Model 1851 Navy

Preview: Cimarron Firearms “Man With No Name” 1851 Navy Cartridge Conversion

The Man With No Name Conversion retains the overall profile of the M1851 blackpowder revolver, even keeping the loading lever at the bottom of the barrel, but a hinged loading gate at the rear of the frame allows shooters to fire modern factory ammunition in the form of .38 Colt or .38 Spl.

Freedom Arms: A Custom-Grade Revolver Company

Wayne Baker and noted gunsmith Dick Casull—whose namesake .454 Casull cartridge first made headlines in 1959—established the company Freedom Arms. It wasn’t big-bore revolvers they concentrated on, not early anyway.

Bond Arms: A Dedicated Maker Of Modern Derringers

Despite facing startup adversity, Texas-based Bond Arms hails as today's largest manufacturer of double-barrel handguns, solving problems by offering concealable and modern-day renditions of the old-school derringer.

The Lore & Lure Of The Lone Star State: Collecting Texas Guns

Firearm collecting has many facets and variations to its interests, but sometimes an association to a place can be enough to drive up the premium on some guns. This is the case with firearms associated with Texas, explored here by Rick Hacker.

New For 2022: Cimarron Firearms U.S. Cavalry 1873 Henry Nettleton Revolver

Cimarron Firearms is now offering a detailed reproduction of the rare and sought-after First Generation Colt Single Action Army inspected by Henry Nettleton.

The First 50 Years Of Ruger's Blackhawk

The Ruger Blackhawk single-action revolver made its debut in 1955, and 50 years later, Ruger paid tribute to those first “flattop” guns with a production run reminiscent of the originals—and some very special engraved flattops from The Ruger Studio of Art & Decoration.

Editor's Choice: Smith & Wesson CSX

Smith & Wesson has decided to go old school with its new CSX pistol. The aluminum-frame, external-hammer-fired, single-action 9 mm semi-automatic has a 3.1" barrel and holds either 10 or 12 rounds depending on the magazine you choose.

Ruger Single-Six: The New Model Family

One of William Batterman Ruger’s best-timed and most ingenious introductions was the Ruger Single-Six.

Review: Magnum Research BFR 350 Legend

The single-action revolver may seem like a fixture from our shooting history’s past. Some may think of it as a 19th-century relic that’s kept in production only by nostalgia and enthusiasts who enjoy the Single Action Shooting Society’s weekend competitions.

New For 2022: Pietta GWII Posse II Revolver

The all-new Posse II single-action revolver from Pietta is built with a short, octagonal barrel, case-hardened frame and a bright brass trigger guard.

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