S&W's repeating rimfire pistol, the Model 41 began in 1957 and continues its classic appeal with standard and Performance Center models built for hunting, plinking and bullseye punching.
Gun Barons, despite what appears on the cover, is less about the guns themselves and more about the men and machinations that led to their being, as well as their use in battle.
Donald Bateman Hope Coates was not only an an avid adventurer, but also considered to be a great "Pistolero" who was proficient with his practice. Follow Kennith L. Smith-Christmas as he adds an additional tale from the man.
Now in their 20th year, the Golden Bullseye Awards are chosen annually to recognize the firearm industry’s best new offerings. Here are this year’s winners as selected by the editors of “The World’s Oldest And Largest Firearm Authority.”
Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "Rifleman Review" from 2020 to learn more about the Smith & Wesson Model 648-2 Revolver chambered in .22 WMR.
When Smith & Wesson introduced the Governor in 2011, the concept of a revolver capable of chambering shotshells wasn’t groundbreaking. The new entry from a legendary maker, however, quickly caught media attention at the SHOT Show that year and for some good reasons.
During World War II, Brazilian troops fought as part of the U.S. Fifth Army in Italy. Although they mostly used American military arms, the men of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force also brought along Colt pistols and Smith & Wesson revolvers from home.