Gun collecting had existed before World War II, but it was the second world war that pumped new life into the hobby, both in the form of vintage guns as well as gun-conscious hobbyists, many of whom had just returned from service abroad. And while many couldn't afford to buy guns, most could afford...
The very first .357 Magnum is still first in the hearts and minds of many advocates of that caliber. This milestone revolver continues to morph into the future.
In Part III of a series looking at the .44 Special's second century, John Taffin singles out the Colt Series of .44s.
In Part II of this excerpt on the .44 Special from Gun Digest 2010, John Taffin looks at the Smith & Wesson . 44s.
In an age of magnums and larger caliber handguns, the .44 Special is just as relevant for today's shooters and hunters as it was in Elmer Keith's days. In this article from Gun Digest 2010, sixgun expert John Taffin shows this cartridge is still up to the task. And with so many models still...
Smith & Wesson marketed a perfectly good line of self-defense revolvers as early as 1876 and produced nearly 160,000 of them before dropping the design in 1911.
With an upgraded manufacturing process and Colt's languishing attention to revolvers, Smith & Wesson begins to surpass colt as the go-to maker of police revolvers.
Having held out for years, Dan Shideler gives the SKS a chance.
The 2010 Gun Digest Gundex section contained errors, so here you can download a corrected Gundex in PDF format.