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Are Pistol Iron Sights Destined For Extinction? 7 Experts Answer

Nearly every major manufacturer offers optics-ready handguns, and it’s convinced some that pistol iron sights are destined for extinction. We asked seven of the industry’s foremost if they’re indeed on the endangered species list. Even they can’t come to a consensus.

Smith & Wesson Model 10: A Legendary K-Frame Available Today

Today’s Model 10 chambers .38 Spl. and can handle +P loads. Cylinder capacity is six cartridges in the single/double action. Its frame, cylinder and barrel are carbon steel, blued in classic fashion and the grips are wood. It’s a timeless look.

Rifleman Q&A: Swedish Nagant Revolvers

I have a Husqvarna double-action revolver that I cannot find any information on. It has a three-digit serial number, and all parts are numbered. The octagonal barrel is 35⁄8" long and the six-shot cylinder has tapered chambers.

This Old Gun: Colt Model 1877 Lightning Revolver

Colt’s Model 1877 Lightning revolver (occasionally confused with its 1884 Lightning pump-action rifle) was the company’s first double-action handgun, brought out to compete with the double-action British bulldog revolvers gaining in popularity at the time.

Preview: Cimarron Firearms “Man With No Name” 1851 Navy Cartridge Conversion

The Man With No Name Conversion retains the overall profile of the M1851 blackpowder revolver, even keeping the loading lever at the bottom of the barrel, but a hinged loading gate at the rear of the frame allows shooters to fire modern factory ammunition in the form of .38 Colt or .38 Spl.

Review: Rock Island Armory AL22M .22 Mag. Revolver

Armscor offers a magnum rimfire chambering in a mid-sized, double-action revolver with the Czechoslovakian Alfa Proj AL22M chambered in .22 Magnum.

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.

Preview: Galco COP 3 Slot Holster

Designed for those who enjoy outside-the-waistband carry with a traditional pancake-style holster, Galco offers its COP 3 Slot made of premium cowhide that fits belts up to 1¾" wide.

Heritage Buntline To Rancher Carbine At-Home Custom Conversion

Follow along as an American Rifleman contributor converts a Heritage rimfire Buntline Revolver into a Rancher Carbine at home with a custom mix of components.

NRA Gun Of The Week: Magnum Research Big Frame Revolver In 350 Legend

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.

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