Gun Gear News

SubscribeThink of it as the Lamborghini of revolvers. The Colt Python in .357 Magnum, with its sleek lines, incredible finish, superb accuracy and flawless trigger pull, has been repeatedly described as the finest production revolver ever made. So, why did the Python vanish?

...

Post-World War II, Colt knew they had to rehabilitate the revolver line. They discontinued the New Service in 1944 and had already rolled out a dedicated .357 on a .41 caliber frame. But, they

ExtremeSpread

...

With the increase in interest in long-range shooting, the terms extreme spread (ES) and standard deviation (SD) are being thrown around a lot. What exactly is ES and SD? More importantly, should you really care about them? And what do they mean to the expected performance of your ammunition? I will offer some definitions and examples for the first question and the answer to the second question depends on whether you are a handgunner or rifleman, a

 by Eve Flanigan

Not all holsters are created equal. Aside from the safety/retention aspect, it’s important to consider your daily activities, surroundings and preferred way of dressing to select the rig that’s right for you. Not all holsters are created equal. Aside from the safety/retention aspect, it’s important to consider your daily activities, surroundings and preferred way of dressing to select the rig that’s right for you.

The firearm industry is practically doing backflips to meet the whims and needs of female carriers, and the number of options increases every year. But that doesn’t mean every option is a good one.

To be acceptable,

GAAP-181000-CD1-(1)

Our Guns & Ammo October 2018 issue will be on Newsstands from September 4th.

Some featured articles are:

Hornady Critical Duty – The Story behind FBI’s new duty load.

Beretta’s new Centurion & Compact – APX genetics in a smaller package.

New lights and lasers from Crimson Trace.

Remington Model 700 North American Custom

Guns & Ammo Magazine is available in both print and digital version. Subscribe here.

 

 

...

TacticalLights

During training courses, I’m always amazed to see some of the gear that is and isn’t available to the individual who decides to carry a gun at night. We each have our favorites, but what befuddles us is what isn’t coming from tactical light companies.

...

In reality, we should all be ready to engage threats at night. That’s obviously not an earth-­shattering statement, but here I am writing about it after seeing what happens

Smith & Wesson’s Heavy Duty revolver and its .38-44 cartridge are important pieces of American firearms history. Smith & Wesson’s Heavy Duty revolver and its .38-44 cartridge are important pieces of American firearms history.

I am far from a collector; all of my handguns are used rather than stored or displayed. But I suppose there is something of a collector in me because vintage Smith & Wesson revolvers call to me, and one such example is the Smith & Wesson Heavy Duty.

During the period after the Great War, there