S&W Model 29

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.

Ruger GP100: A Revolver Built For Durability

First released in 1985, the Ruger GP100 revolver line is available in several different calibers and lengths, and is still a popular double- and single-action option today.

First Look: Federal Premium Punch In .44 Spl.

Federal Premium expanded its affordable Punch line of ammunition in 2022 with an all-new .44 Spl. cartridge offering.

The .44 Special: A Big-Bore Favorite

The .44 Smith & Wesson Special has had a virtual cult-like following for most of its 100-plus-year existence and became a favorite of many western lawmen and self-defense practitioners.

The Auto Mag Pistol: A Magnum-Power Pistol Revived

The iconic .44-cal. Auto Mag Pistol has been revived for the 21st century, thanks to a new company looking to feed a rabid fan base.

Henry X Model: A Top-Selling Lever-Action Rifle in 2020

Introduced in 2020, Henry USA's lineup of modernized lever-action X Model rifles climbed the bestseller list quickly, claiming the third spot in GunBroker's lineup.

New for 2021: Colt Anaconda

Colt expanded its "Snake Gun" lineup again in 2021 with the re-release of the iconic Colt Anaconda.

This Old Gun: Colt Anaconda

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "I Have This Old Gun" to learn more about the Colt Anaconda revolver chambered in .44 Mag.

The .44 Special: History & Performance

Here we take a look back at the history of the .44 Smith & Wesson Special cartridge along with its ballistic capabilities.

Smith & Wesson's 629: A Top-Selling Revolver

Smith & Wesson's Model 629 was one of the best-selling revolvers in 2019, according to GunBroker's sales rankings.

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