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Max Prasac

About Max Prasac

Max Prasac is the author of Big-Bore Revolvers and The Gun Digest Book of Ruger Revolvers. He is a member of Handgun Hunters International, life member of the North American Hunt Club, and a life member of the National Rifle Association (NRA). Max writes a column for Boar Hunter and Bear Hunting magazines, and is an occasional contributor to NRA publications.


The Prodigal Gun: Ruger .480 Super Redhawk Review

Ruger’s decision to pull the Super Redhawk (SRH) in .480 Ruger from production several years back sent a shockwave through the ranks of .480 aficionados across the land. But now the big bore is back — with a vengeance. Max Prasac has the Ruger .480 Super Redhawk review.

The LCR taken down.

An Inside Look at the Ruger LCR

The space-age LCR is Ruger’s latest revolver, one that’s a marvel in design and modern materials. The letters LCR stands for “Lightweight Compact Revolver.”

Smith & Wesson’s foray into really big-bore revolvers came with the introduction of the double-action X-frame. This one is chambered in the high-velocity .460 Smith & Wesson Magnum.

Revolver Selection, Understanding Your Needs

Whether it's hunting or self-defense, there is a revolver that will fit your needs. But before you make a choice between the slew of revolvers out there, you need to figure out exactly how you plan on using your wheelgun.


Photo Gallery: 25 Rugged Ruger Revolvers

Ruger revolvers are famous for their strength and durability. From the new Gun Digest Book of Ruger Revolvers, here are 25 tough-as-nails factory and custom Ruger wheelguns.

Hunting with a handgun scope

Handgun Hunting: Choosing Scopes and Sights

  Also Check Out: Handgun Review: Smith & Wesson Model 629 V-Comp Performance Center Revolver Selection, Understanding Your Needs Greatest Cartridges: The Indispensable .45 ACP You have made the decision to hunt with your new big-bore revolver, and now you are facing the decision of choosing a sighting system for this short-barreled firearm. Or...