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The .38-40 Winchester Center Fire: History & Performance

Developed from the larger .44-40 Winchester Center Fire, the .38-40 WCF was introduced in the late 19th century as a lighter-recoiling alternative for lever-action rifles and revolvers.

Marlin Model 97 Restoration: Bringing A Lever Action Back To Life

Even when rusted and worn, old rifles can be brought back to their former glory with a little knowledge and work. Follow Dave Campbell as he recounts his restoration of a Marlin Model 1897.

The .357 Magnum: History & Performance

Created by Smith & Wesson during the Great Depression, in the past eight decades, the .357 Mag. cartridge has seen no shortage in popularity nor the amount of models chambered for it.

The .38 Smith & Wesson: History And Performance

Introduced in 1877, the .38 Smith & Wesson proved to be a popular revolver cartridge at the end of the 19th century, and was extensively used by the British well into the 20th century.  

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.

7.62 NATO And .308 Win.: History & Performance

Developed after the end of World War II off of the .30-'06 Sprg. cartridge, the 7.62x51 mm NATO and .308 Win. have and continue to dominate the centerfire rifle cartridge markets. 

The .32-20 Winchester Center Fire: History & Performance

Born from a desire for a faster and flatter shooting cartridge, the .32-20 Winchester Center Fire cartridge came to the world stage at the end of the 19th century as a popular option for revolvers and lever-action rifles alike, but its popularity eventually dwindled as the 20th century progressed.

The .405 Winchester: History and Performance

Now largely a forgotten footnote in cartridge development, the .405 Winchester was once the most powerful rimmed cartridge capable of use in a lever-action rifle and was a favorite of Theodore Roosevelt.

The .17 HMR: History and Performance

Since 2002, the .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire cartridge has developed a cult following for both its high velocity and accuracy potential, all in a light-recoiling package.

The .44 Special: A Big-Bore Favorite

The .44 Smith & Wesson Special has had a virtual cult-like following for most of its 100-plus-year existence and became a favorite of many western lawmen and self-defense practitioners.

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