Author Archives: Dave Workman

Dave Workman

About Dave Workman

Dave Workman is an author, senior editor of Gun Week, communications director for the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, award-winning outdoor writer, former member of the NRA Board of Directors.

Possibly the most famous of all .380 ACP pistols are the Walther PPK and PPK/S, great pocket pistols and backup guns, and favorites of James Bond fans.

Three Cheers for the .380

When an earlier story on carry calibers wrongly omitted the .380, Gun Digest readers sounded off. We heard you loud and clear.

Workman tried both CCI and Winchester .22 Magnum loads and found that both performed superbly in Ruger’s new single-action.

Handgun Review: Ruger Single Nine

Dave Workman does a handgun review of the Ruger Single Nine, a stainless beauty long overdue for fans of single-action revolvers and the hot .22 magnum rimfire round.

Kahr P45 pistol review

Gun Review: Kahr P45 Gets High Marks

    Chambered for the potent .45 ACP, the Kahr P45 and its variations, the PT45 and CW45, are very good striker-fired handguns. The Kahr P45 has a polymer frame that is textured all around the grip for a firm hold that grips well even in the damp Pacific Northwest, where my co-worker Thomas...

Model 1917

The Model 1917: A Great Old Revolver

  One of the best double-action sixguns ever produced, the Model 1917 is a big-bore gem. Whether a Colt or Smith & Wesson, it’s still a good idea. Just for you nostalgia buffs and collectors, we’re going to take a look at the Model 1917, for no other reason than the fact that it...