The Not the Chiappa Rhino Post of the Day

As you might know, TTAG has major wood for the Chiappa Firearms Rhino revolver. Even before Guns & Ammo made the weapon its cover girl, we recognized the Rhino as the first major advancement in pistol design since the Mr. Browning revolutionized the semi. A gun that fires from midships? We’ll bring that bad boy into port anytime. Well, once Chris Dumm blesses the trigger job (story on Monday). We’ve also acknowledged that the Rhino was not Emilio Ghisoni’s first stab at this design. That honor belongs to the Mateba Autorevolver. Which had its issues (blowback?). Which have been resolved with the Rhino. Which doesn’t take away from the fact that Matebas like this one are, now, extremely collectible. And, from the looks of it, a hoot.

As you might know, TTAG has major wood for the Chiappa Firearms Rhino revolver. Even before Guns & Ammo made the weapon its cover girl, we recognized the Rhino as…