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Valuable Service: The U.S. Model Of 1917 Revolvers

Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP handguns. Both Colt and Smith & Wesson had existing revolver designs adopted as the Model of 1917, and they would go on to serve again during World War II.

NRA Gun of the Week: Ruger Custom Shop Super GP100 Competition

On this week’s “Gun of the Week” NRA’s American Rifleman staff delve into a competition-ready GP100 from Ruger’s Custom Shop.

Smith & Wesson Governor

Smith & Wesson takes on the Judge with its new Governor-a six-shot large-framed revolver capable of chambering not only .410 shotshells and .45 Colt, but .45 ACP.

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