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Colt's Pythons: Then & Now

Colt's Pythons are some of the most iconic revolvers ever made, and the interest continues to build, especially given Colt's recent re-introduction of the Python revolver in 2020.

New For 2023: Taurus Judge Executive Grade

Taurus USA has announced, for 2023, it will be extending its exclusive Executive Grade treatment to the popular and unique Judge revolver line.

New For 2023: Diamondback Firearms Sidekick Birdshead

The Florida-based firm Diamondback Firearms announced the Sidekick Birdshead for 2023, a trim version of its nine-shot convertible revolver.

New For 2023: Taurus RH500 & RH460 Revolvers

Taurus is rolling out the heavy-hitters for 2023 with a few incredible wheelgun offerings in its Raging Hunter revolver lineup. The magnum-chambered guns feature optic-ready compatibility and more.

Rifleman Q&A: Colt SAA Logo Confusion

I have a Colt Single Action Army revolver dated 1902-1903 with the Serial No. 230507. It has a 4¾" barrel, approximately 70 percent bluing and is chambered in .45 Colt. My question is, when did Colt begin putting the Rampant Colt logo onto the cylinder?

Review: Taylor’s & Company TC9 1873 SA Revolver

With the classic aesthetics of a Single Action Army blended with the ability to chamber 9 mm Luger ammunition, the Taylor’s & Company TC9 1873 SA provides Old West enthusiasts with an easily fed SSA option.

The First 50 Years Of Ruger's 'Flat Top' .44 Mag. Revolver

Introduced in 1956, Sturm, Ruger & Co., brought to life the .44 Rem. Mag through its storied “Flat Top” revolver, the Blackhawk. Read along as Field Editor Wiley Clapp chronicles 50 years of the Blackhawk along with field testing of special 50th anniversary edition of the New Model Blackhawk.

Applying A Bake-On Firearm Finish

Save money and time refurbishing that old field gun with an easy-to-apply spray-on coating from Wheeler Engineering.

Rifleman Q&A: A Colt Like Billy The Kid’s

When my father retired in 1967, he gave me a Colt revolver. It is stamped “COLT D.A. 38” and has a serial number in two adjacent places: the trigger guard next to the screw and the frame next to the trigger guard: 138XXX or 136XXX. I was told that Billy the Kid carried a Colt double-action revolver. Do you know if that is true?

I Have This Old Gun: Colt Police Positive Target (Second Issue)

In an effort to outdo Smith & Wesson’s fast-loading, top-break revolvers, Colt brought a solid-frame, swing-out-cylinder revolver to the market in 1889. Its initial models were large-frame handguns in .38 and .41 calibers designed for military use.

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