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The Smith & Wesson .500 Magnum: History And Performance

First released in 2003, The Smith & Wesson .500 Magnum is one of the most powerful cartridges developed for a revolver built on the company's X-frame.

The .500 S&W Magnum: Most Powerful Handgun Round In The World

In 2002, Smith & Wesson developed the .500 S&W Magnum, the most powerful handgun round in the world. Here's how it was done.

Smith & Wesson 460XVR Revolver Review

This X-Frame big bore gets tuned up and trimmed down for potent protection against dangerous game. Check out our experience with the Smith & Wesson 460XVR from the company's Performance Center.

Wiley Clapp: Guns They Oughta Make—5-inch S&W Model 686

There is a S&W revolver that I regard highly and would like to see a variation thereof.

NRA Gun of the Week: Wilson Combat EDC X9 Pistol

American Rifleman’s Joe Kurtenbach previews one of Bill Wilson’s latest—and quite possibly best-looking—creations, the EDC X9 pistol.

Exceeding Expectations: Smith & Wesson's X-Frames

Since the early 2000s, Smith & Wesson has been designing and building some of the most powerful production revolvers available with its line of mighty X-Frames, chambered in .500 S&W Mag. and .460 S&W Mag. The author recently had a chance to test the guns, both on the range and in the field, and form impressions about the state of the X-Frame today

Aaron Carter’s Top 10 Handguns

Editors’ picks for the handguns that changed the world.

The Smith and Wesson Factory Tour

Smith and Wesson Factory Tour

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