Original Wheel Gun Showdown: Smith & Wesson Model 686 vs Colt Python

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Two classics going head to head. Yes, I know, the Colt Python and the Smith & Wesson Model 686 have been compared ad nauseam,...

Is The Revolver Dead? Is That a Trick Question?

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That was the question asked back in 1989. The Era of the Wondernine was upon us. Higher capacity 9mm semi-autos that held 15 or ...

Two of Smith & Wesson’s ’90s Stainless Metallic Fantastics

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Ahhh, the 1990s, a decade of good and bad. When The Rachel was the haircut that all the women wanted, Grunge replaced Metal in the...

Woman Smuggles NAA Mini Revolver Into Jail in Shocking Fashion

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North American Arms makes some pretty small revolvers.  Suitable for deep cover (Jeremy carries one in his hat).  Or, in the case of a...
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DEATH AND TAXES: Help Your Family Value Your Guns and Safely Sell Unwanted Firearms...

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Mark Twain once famously noted that the only certainties in life are death and taxes.  We're all going to die someday, some of us...
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Improve Your Shooting: 50-Round Skill Sustainment Course of Fire

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If you didn't already realize it, if you don't continue to shoot over time, you will slowly lose your shooting skills. With ammunition so...

FOR BEGINNERS: How Many Magazines Should You Have?

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With millions of Americans buying guns for the first time in 2020, many of them are wondering how many ammunition magazines they need. Some...
Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk Bisley in .454 Casull (image courtesy JWT for thetruthaboutguns.com)

Gun Review: Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk Bisley in .454 Casull

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I'm not saying they're stupid, but man, people make some very questionable choices.  Fearing "election riots" a grown man traded me used Glock 42...

Gear Review: Nathaniel’s Custom Hats NAA Revolver Holster Hat

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As a new Texan, my first(ish) order of business was to secure a custom-made, felt cowboy hat. As TTAG's Testing & Reviews Editor, that...
Smith & Wesson Model 69 .44 Magnum

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson Model 69 .44 Magnum Revolver

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By Austin Knudsen In 2014, Smith & Wesson introduced the model 69, a 5-shot .44 Magnum revolver built on S&W’s slightly-larger-than-medium-but-slightly-smaller-than-large “L” frame. I love...
Taurus 1911 Commander 1-191101COM-9MM 9mm Luger L 770x513

What You Need To Consider If You Carry Different Guns For Home And Personal...

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Defending your person away from home and defending your castle are two different tasks, and for many people, that suggests different tools. But if...
H&R Model 732 revolver

What I’m Carrying Now: An H&R Model 732 Revolver

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Fredster writes . . . I'm packing an H&R model 732 in .32 S&W Long effortlessly carried in my pants pocket. It was the last...