Featured on this Gun Of The Week video preview, the Big Frame Revolver or BFR, from Magnum Research, was born out of a love for wheelguns of the Old West style while stretching the capabilities of a revolver platform to accept modern centerfire rifle cartridges such as the newly popular 350 Legend.
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.
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.
Magnum Research partnered with Lucas Oil and donated three revolvers for a raffle as part of Lucas Oil's Invitational Pro Bull Ride.
After the first round of shooting, this Magnum Research "Thunder Snub" revolver chambered in .45-70 Gov't. underwent a round of gel testing.
A snub-nose revolver chambered in .45-70 Gov't.? Is such a thing possible? With Magnum Research's customizable BFR line, it is. Check out our results here.