Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson M&P 22 Compact has all the features of the popular line, squeezed into a petite package.

Smith & Wesson Launches M&P22 Compact

Rimfire pistols are tons of fun and a cheap way to practice. Smith & Wesson has expanded their popular polymer pistol line to include a petite .22 that looks to have all the features of its larger siblings.

Ankle Holsters Can Save A Life

It’s usually not the first choice for a self-defense carry rig, but ankle holsters can be a smart choice for many situations. “Many years ago, I wrote an article … that extoled the virtues of the ankle holster … . It included cases like the officer … who was caught off-guard by two vicious...

Smith & Wesson Model 2 Army revolvers

Gun Quotes: Smith & Wesson, Civil War, and Revolver Success

A new war and a new revolver bring success to the young Smith & Wesson company. “The timing of the introduction of the Model 2 proved important to the partners, for the first guns reached the market in June of 1861, only two months after the first shots were fired that marked the beginning...

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Former Thompson/Center Employees Form New Gun Manufacturer

  Rochester, New York, lost about 200 manufacturing jobs last year when gun maker Thompson/Center Arms was relocated to Massachusetts by its parent company, Smith & Wesson. Now, some former T/C employees have formed a startup business, LHR Sporting Arms, LLC, and plan to manufacturer long-guns for hunters and target shooters. As Foster’s Daily...

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...

Smith & Wesson recall on venture rifles.

Safety Recall Notice: Smith & Wesson Venture Rifles

During an internal technical review, Smith & Wesson determined that some of the sears used on Venture rifles produced from August 1, 2011 to October 28, 2011, may not have been manufactured to specification.