Taurus was showing a new convertible revolver at the 2015 SHOT Show. The new version of the classic Model 85 has a thumb spur that (intentionally) twists on and off. The concept, as explained to me by a Taurus rep, is the revolver can be made “hammerless” for concealed carry but revert back to a […]
According to information I’ve been sent, Charter Arms is set to reintroduce a version of the Undercover revolver called the Old Glory. The Charter Arms Old Glory is a five shot revolver chambered for the classic .38 Special cartridge. The gun is +P rated, so full power self defense loads are perfectly fine in this handgun.
Advanced Technology International (ATI) announced new grips for the Taurus Judge and model 85 revolvers. ATI appears to be taking a different path than other companies that make thin, low profile grips. These grips appear they could make shooting the guns as comfortable as possible. And, let’s face it: the new grips have a bonus […]
For the first time, a .44 Magnum ‘Combat Magnum’ will be offered by Smith & Wesson in the L-frame. The new Model 69 revolver will look like the classic Combat Magnum revolvers (such as the recently re-introduced Model 66.) The guns will have a 4.25″ barrel topped with a red ramp front sight and adjustable […]
Smith & Wesson announced the return of the model 66 Combat Magnum. One of the most popular police sidearms during the 70’s and 80’s, the Model 66 is a K-frame gun lost favor in the law enforcement community with the switch to semi-automatic pistols in the 80’s and 90’s. The original Model 66 ceased production […]
The new Smith & Wesson M460 XVR revolver has now been officially introduced. The new five-shot revolver chambered for the powerful .460 S&W Magnum will be a Performance Center item built on the company’s X-frame. Calling it a multi-purpose revolver, the company notes the gun is a “welcome addition” for hunters “in pursuit of dangerous […]
Smith & Wesson posted an introductory video for the new model 929 revolver on YouTube. The new S&W 929 is a full size revolver chambered for the 9mm cartridge. The new 929 revolver is a product of the Smith & Wesson Performance Center, and it appears to be built for competition. The gun holds eight […]