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Taurus Judge

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The first thing you notice about the Taurus Judge is the size. This revolver looks like a solid hunk of steel, and it pretty much is. This weapon was clearly not designed to be concealed. Picking the weapon up you can definitely feel some heft, but you also feel a very comfortable ribbed rubber grip. […]

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Smith & Wesson J-Frame Revolver

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Smith & Wesson is one of the oldest manufacturers of firearms in the United States. They were the first firearms company in the US to secure a patent on the cartridge revolver. One century and a half later, the cartridge revolver still dominates their lineup; most notably their “J-Frame” series. The J-frame is the smallest revolver […]

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Smith and Wesson 629

Smith and Wesson 629

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The Smith & Wesson model 629 .44 Magnum is the large “N-frame” revolver from S&W and the  newer version of their older model 29. The 29 was made famous by the Clint Eastwood character, detective “Dirty” Harry Callahan in films back in the 70s and 80s. That gun in those movies spawned 2 very famous […]

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S&W 581

Smith & Wesson 581

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The S&W 581 is a medium size (L-frame) revolver, first produced in the 1980s. The 581 is actually a variant of the 586, with the 581 having fixed sights, as shown in the example pictured here. This gun also has the rarer nickel finish, and a 6-round cylinder. The 581 is chambered for .357 magnum, […]

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Rossi 971

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The .357 magnum is well known for its knock-down power and controllability. The .357 magnum load is an uncompromising combat load designed for self-defense and law enforcement.  The Rossi 971 is a carbon steel revolver based off the K-frame design and chambered for the aforementioned .357 magnum round. Rossi is a firearms company based in […]

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Ruger New Vaquero

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Ruger has been making the Vaquero revolver for decades. The Vaquero is modeled after the traditional Single action army revolver, but made with modern refinements. This model of the New Vaquero is considered a convertible and allows the owner to swap cylinders from 45 colt to 45 acp. 45 Colt ammunition is quite expensive, but […]

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Chiappa Rhino

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This unique gun has created quite a stir among handgun enthusiasts. Some hate it, some love it. Put me in the latter category. The main attribute of the Italian-made Chiappa Rhino that has polarized everyone is that the barrel is aligned with the bottom cylinder chamber. (See the 2nd photo.)  This was done to reduce […]

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Taurus Polymer Protector

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The advent of polymer frame handguns was a revolution for the firearms industry, but for the longest time was contained to automatics. Recently a few companies have begun to make a polymer frame revolver. Taurus is one of these companies. This Polymer Protector is based off their model 85 .38 special. The weapon is about […]

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