BulletSafe VP3

Preview: BulletSafe VP3

Far less cumbersome than traditional plate carriers laden with ceramic plates, the Vital Protection 3 (VP3) is a soft-armor bulletproof vest from BulletSafe that can be painlessly donned and doffed in only seconds.

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.

Rossi's Model R92: A Popular Brazilian-Made Lever-Action

The Rossi USA R92 line—based on the Winchester Model 1892—continues that tradition with versions that satisfy everyone from traditionalists who insist on the warmth of wood, to gun owners who demand modern touches.

Dan Wesson Firearms: Quality Revolvers & M1911s

It was the Model 715 that bolstered sales significantly and, more importantly, established Dan Wesson Firearms as a top innovator in the marketplace.

Loading Bench: Rifle Loads For The .44 Remington Magnum

The variety of available bullet weights and styles make the .44 Mag. a versatile cartridge, and a rifle with a relatively fast rifling twist can accurately fire all of them. Read on:

Review: Culina Custom Revolver Grips

Culina Grips makes a selection of hand-crafted wood grips for Smith & Wesson revolvers, allowing wheelgun enthusiasts grip options that are not only aesthetically beautiful, but fully functional as well.

Colt's .44 Mag. Anaconda Returns

The modern era of powerful handguns began with Smith & Wesson’s 1935 introduction of the .357 Magnum. That company’s major competitor, Colt, also came along with Single Action Army (SAA) models in .357 Mag. before World War II and double-actions a few years later.

Ruger's Redhawk: A Durable Double-Action Revolver

Ruger introduced its popular .44 Mag.-chambered Redhawk—a double-action/single-action revolver—in 1979 and it remains one of the most popular wheelguns on the market to this day.

Favorite Firearms: A Bear-Country Blackhawk

In the early 1990s, I packed everything that I owned into an old Toyota Celica and moved to Juneau, Alaska, where I had taken a job flying seaplanes for the summer.

NRA Gun Of The Week: Henry Big Boy Color Case Hardened Side Gate

On this week’s “Gun of the Week” video preview, American Rifleman staff examines a lever-action repeater from Henry Repeating Arms featuring a color-case-hardened steel frame, a side loading gate and removable magazine tube.

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