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Rifleman Q&A: Clips, Chargers & Magazines

What is the difference between a clip, a stripper clip and a magazine? These terms seem to often be used to describe the same thing.

SHOT Show 2020: Armscor AL9.0 Revolver

Armscor is offeringthe AL9.0 now offers consumers a chance to shoot the same affordable, low-recoil round in a revolver that's perfect for range or defensive use

Video—ARTV Feature: Director's Cut Bonus Scenes

Join American Rifleman Television for a look at some bonus scenes from past episodes that never made it to air.

Ruger Brings Back SP101 Revolver in 9 mm

After nearly a two-decade absence, Ruger has announced the return of a 9 mm chambering its SP101 revolver lineup.

Product Preview: OpSol Mini-Clips

Made in Texas by veteran-owned Optimum Performance Solutions, the Mini-Clip installs into Mossberg Model 500, 590, 590A1 and Maverick 88 12-ga. pump-action shotguns to allow reliable cycling of Aguila’s 1¾" birdshot, buckshot and slug Minishells.

Ruger Adds 8-Shot .357 Mag. to Redhawk Line

Expanding on the Redhawk line, the newest stainless steel model of Redhawk combines an 8-round cylinder, a 2.75 inch barrel and round butt, hardwood grips to create a package that is powerful and reasonably compact with very manageable recoil.

Review: Ruger Redhawk .45 ACP/.45 Colt Revolver

This year Ruger expands one of its long time favorite revolver lines to include a dual-caliber big bore option.

Moon Clips for Revolver Rounds

Thanks to an unknown handgunner, there's a newer way to get an edge in loading and unloading.

Clips Vs. Magazines

What term is correct? Clip or magazine? Turns out it's complicated. Mark Keefe digs into this common controversy.

Terminology: Magazines and Clips

Magazines and clips are not the same thing. They're different. But there is probably no more common misuse of terms in the handgun world than calling a magazine a clip. A magazine is (usually) a sheet steel box that holds cartridges in position for feeding in the magazine well of an autoloading pistol. I say “usually...sheet steel” because we are seeing polymer magazines more frequently these days.

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