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Revolvers

Duke’s Blunder: Rare...

In the mid-summer of 2020, I spotted a very fine-looking SAA with its 5 ½" barrel clearly stamped .38 Colt. By its serial number, the Colt dated to 1899,...
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The New Frontier: Colt’s...

The Colt New Frontier would remain in production for the next twenty-plus years. As did Ruger seven years earlier, Colt flat-topped the frame of an existing...
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Taylors Firearms TC9 Series 1873 Cattleman replica
Taylor’s & Company TC9...

Taylor’s & Company launched the TC9 Series of 9mm pistols which includes four reproduction models of the 1873 Cattleman revolver.
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Bisley Beautification

Hitting four rams out of five shots was becoming regular. The 5.5” Ruger Bisley mid-frame flat top was impressive with its accuracy potential.
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Long Hunter .45 Rodeo

A Perfect Packin’ Pistol — Beater Gun style.
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Perfectly Portable And...

One or both of these double action Ruger .44 Magnums are sure to find favor with those who wander off the beaten path; or even those who simply like to...
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Semi-Auto

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Springfield Armory Hellcat...

In this week's First Look, Roy Huntington details how he went from a prideful Hellcat-packer to a Hellcat-less husband. Take a look at the Springfield...
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Switzerland’s P49...

Despite my cynicism, I am genuinely delighted when a gun I’m testing actually performs up to the manufacturer's claims. As a historian, I’m even more...
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Packing Heat Like the...

Only flesh will pass through the time displacement equipment, so you come through time naked and bereft of weapons. As the Terminator is encased in flesh,...
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A Taste Of Carry Optics

Carry optics. Passing fancy in concealed carry, or true state of the art? The answer depends on the needs of the user and the gear chosen.
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The Insider: A Little Big...

It wasn’t until a happy coincidence I had in the middle 1980s I realized there was another category of personal .22 auto I call “Little Big Guns.”...
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IWI Masada Slim Church Carry

Join Will Dabbs as he returns home from church and explains why the new Masada Slim 9mm concealed carry handgun was riding in his pocket.
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Rimfire Handguns

Customize A $200 Gun? Of...

I suspect Ruger had an inkling of the pending home run about to be hit when they released the price-point Wrangler SA .22 revolver. In one, well-thought-out...
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TaurusTX 22 Competition
From The Rental Wall:...

Rimfire handguns are some of the most fun around, especially when it comes to competitive shooting. That's why Nic Lenze pulled the TaurusTX 22 for today's...
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One and Done: In Search of...

What of the survival handgun? What features should it have? This was the central question in an event I recently attended at Gunsite: if you were limited...
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Better Shooting: The...

I know of no better tool for learning handgun skills than a quality double-action revolver. For me, the Smith & Wesson K22 is about perfect.
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Rimfire Accuracy: Pure,...

Handgun hunters can benefit greatly from shooting a .22 rimfire. Most everyone will agree to this, but I find myself overlooking the obvious sometimes....
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The Keith #5 Single-Action...

I’d venture to say the #5 is the most copied, imitated, sought after, and basis, for custom single-action sixguns. A #5 sixgun has its own traits. The...
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Airguns

Your Range Training Partner

The Umarex GLOCK 17 Gen5 T4E First Edition is a faithful replica of the real GLOCK 17, and its manual of operation is so similar it can be used as a...
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Practice Without Using Up...

American Handgunner's Tom McHale finds a way to practice his handgun skills without using any ammo. Modeled after its award-winning 9mm counterpart, the...
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Umarex Is Changing The Way...

Introducing the new ReadyAir Airgun Compressor by Umarex. A newly patented oilless technology to fill up PCP reservoirs easily and quickly.
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Air Saber
AirSaber For Handgunners?

American Handgunner's Tom McHale has some First Look fun with Umarex's AirSaber air archery arrow rifle airgun.
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Full-Auto Fun With Beretta

American Hangunner editor Roy Huntington has his First Look at Umarex's Beretta Model 92A1 BB Pistol and takes a tin can down.
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AIRGUNS: AFFORDABLE ...

When you live in the suburbs, most neighbors tend to frown upon the idea of constructing a shooting range in your backyard.
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Miscellaneous Handguns

Review of Bond Arms Stinger
Review: The Bond Arms Stinger

In this video from American Handgunner, Nic Lenze reviews the Bond Arms Stinger.
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Ronnie Wells Grip Frames...

Consistency is the key for accurate handgun shooting. This includes loads, stance, whether you’re using a rest or not, trigger press, follow through and grip.
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The SilencerCo Hybrid 46M

Amidst a cluttered landscape of sound suppressor manufacturers these days, SilencerCo remains firmly ensconced at the top of the heap.
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A Budget-Friendly Carry Optic

AMERIGLO, the American-made leader in tritium, fiber rod, and custom OEM iron sights, has recently announced their all-new AMERIGLO Haven red dot sight.
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Colt's Great Eight: The...

Colt offered 1st Generation SAA revolvers in 36 different calibers. Considering 2nd and 3rd Generation models, what are the Great 8 Colt SAA cartridges of...
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SPREAD THE PUNCH

As I get older, I’ve discovered the increasing importance of size, shape and diameter when it comes to shooting big bore sixguns.
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