Following consumer demands for the platform, Taurus USA announced the launch of its first-ever optics-ready revolvers with the 856 and 605 T.O.R.O. models.
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.
Based off the earlier magnum cartridges like the .375 H&H Mag., Winchester developed a shortened magnum load for short-action rifles and introduced it in 2001 as the .270 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM).
Follow Brad Miller as he takes a closer look at the 9 mm "Super Cooper" magnum handgun cartridge, which can have cases made for it from cut down .223 Rem. casings.
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:
Armscor offers a magnum rimfire chambering in a mid-sized, double-action revolver with the Czechoslovakian Alfa Proj AL22M chambered in .22 Magnum.
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.