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Large tritium dot front sight for S&W? Jones, Mike Brief article May 1, 2017 111
Easier way to remove lead? Delgado, M.P.; Hutchcroft, Joel J. Brief article Mar 1, 2017 172
Fully loaded: top tactics for keeping your revolver or semiauto full of ammo. Nance, Richard Dec 1, 2014 1875
Ask the gunsmith. Coffield, Reid Jul 10, 2013 967
Close encounter with the Taurus Raging Bull: I wouldn't consider this hand cannon for concealed carry but, for versatility, it's tough to beat. Blood, Chick Feb 1, 2013 2161
Ask the gunsmith. Coffield, Reid Sep 10, 2012 658
H&R 900 series revolvers: sturdy, well made and reasonably accurate, despite going out of business in 1986, H&R .22 revolvers might likely cross your bench. Deaner, Wendell Dwight Sep 1, 2012 2953
Revolver sideplates, cleaning and a surprise: proper revolver maintenance requires learning disassembly and that means avoiding sideplate damage. This overview also features a classic revolver with a surprise. Campbell, RK Sep 1, 2012 1770
Colt revolver. Nodine, Matt Brief article Sep 1, 2012 231
Young America revolver. Boehler, Robert G. Brief article Jul 1, 2012 287
Hi Standard Double Nine. Howard, Al Brief article Jul 1, 2012 232
Working the Webley "WG" model revolvers: adopted by the British Army in 1887, the Webley WG is robust, dependable and was one of the best big bore military revolvers ever. Chicoine, David R. Jan 1, 2012 1655
Ruger Single-Ten Single-Action: the genesis of the Single-Six and how it has grown. Here's your guide to working this popular revolver's newest offspring: The Single-Ten. Blood, Chick Dec 1, 2011 2689
Top break S&W 4th model. Fuller, Steven M. Brief article Dec 1, 2011 229
A hard look at the revolver: despite a decades-long push towards self-loaders, wheelguns still have merit here's how to handle your customer's hard-used handguns. Campbell, RK Viewpoint essay Sep 1, 2011 3111
Working the Dan Wesson revolver: a classic switch barrel revolver, manufacture of the Dan Wesson may be no more but you're likely to run across them. Campbell, RK Sep 1, 2011 1698
Baker Jig for S&W. Donnelly, Bill Brief article Sep 1, 2011 288
Charter Arms tune up: quick tips for handling this inexpensive, but effective, revolver. Campbell, R.k. Jan 1, 2011 1752
Locked up F.I.E. Pratley, Bill Brief article Dec 1, 2010 272
Reaming .45 Colt revolver cylinder throats: reaming .45 Colt revolver cylinder throats yields the best possible accuracy for using cast bullet loads. Deaner, Wendell Oct 1, 2010 2192
Forehand Arms revolver. Hostetter, Nevin Brief article Oct 1, 2010 359
Marlin .38 Standard 1878 Pocket revolvers: the famed long gun company began life building revolvers. The 1878 was Marlin's first centerfire model. Chicoine, David R. Sep 1, 2010 1694
Dan Wesson .44 Magnum. Koenig, Steve Brief article Sep 1, 2010 168
Working the Forehand & Wadsworth Old Model Army: a historic revolver from a company better known for smaller handguns, the Forehand & Wadsworth Old Model Army is a Nineteenth Century classic! Chicoine, David R. Jul 1, 2010 1928
PIC revolver. Saul, John Brief article Jul 1, 2010 300
Webley & Scott .455 revolver. Clauss, Jeff B. Brief article Jun 1, 2010 192
S&W model of 2000 Schofield .45 revolvers: after 123 years, S&W re-introduced the famous Schofield in 2000. While not a perfectly faithful replica, this is a very shootable revolver. Chicoine, David R. May 1, 2010 2444
Dissecting the Dan Wesson revolver: reports of the death of the Dan Wesson might be greatly exaggerated. Here's how to treat one arriving in a plastic bag. Blood, Chick Apr 1, 2010 1422
Checking out an old classic: the Colt Model 1917: be wary of what the owner wants you to do with this classic revolver! Blood, Chick Feb 1, 2010 1809
Colt new service .44. Cunningham, David Brief article Feb 1, 2010 205
Working the Colt Scout single-action revolver: on the surface, the Scout and the Frontier Scout appear to be smaller rimfire versions of the Single Action Army. Internally, however, they are somewhat simplified. Chicoine, David R. Jan 1, 2010 1533
S&W top-break query. Holler, Ed Jan 1, 2010 481
S&W/DCU. Kelley Brief article Jan 1, 2010 291
Salvage it or scrap it? A gun that some professionals would relegate to the parts bin can provide a rewarding challenge to the amateur 'smith. Mazan, Paul Dec 1, 2009 1601
Working the plant front-loading 'army' revolver: some of the thousands of Plants may still be in use today in their "alternate mode" as percussion revolvers. But the odd front-loading Plant metallic cartridge failed to "make the cut.". Chicoine, David Dec 1, 2009 1510
Split barrel. Coffield, Reid Brief article Nov 10, 2009 271
Working the Great Western Single Action Army: thousands of these Colt clones were produced in the 1950s during a period when Colt had suspended production of the "Peacemaker.". Chicoine, David Nov 1, 2009 2053
Hi-Standard Model W-100 reassembly. Grisafi, Joe Brief article Oct 1, 2009 225
Meriden firearms parts. Dill, Mike Brief article Oct 1, 2009 123
Chamber burrs. Coffield, Reid Sep 10, 2009 585
British Bulldog parts. Coffield, Reid Brief article Aug 10, 2009 107
Disassembly and reassembly of the Ruger LCR revolver: designed to handle .38 Special +P ammo, Ruger's new hammerless lightweight is expected to be popular for concealed carry or law-enforcement backup. Blood, Chick Aug 1, 2009 2327
S&W cylinder replacement. Fuller, Don Brief article Aug 1, 2009 128
Disassembly and reassembly of the charter undercover revolver: all the Charter Arms revolvers take down and go back together in the same manner. You will, however, need a special factory tool for reassembly. Blood, Chick May 1, 2009 1447
QFI gun parts? Brief article Apr 1, 2009 204
Baby Hammerless revolver. Coffield, Reid Brief article Jan 10, 2009 141
Uberti revolver disassembly. Price, Robert Brief article Dec 1, 2008 116
Rohm Model 63 refinish. Traber, Bill Brief article Nov 1, 2008 256
Uberti 1873 revolver barrel. H.M. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 104
Disassembling H&R spur-trigger revolver. Frank, Howard Brief article Nov 1, 2008 174
Working the Colt official police medium-frame DA revolvers: originally developed as a military sidearm, this early double-action revolver found a home with nearly a million civilian shooters and law-enforcement professionals. Chicoine, David R. Oct 1, 2008 1874
Dan Wesson trigger job. Marchese, Ralph Oct 1, 2008 354
Sluggish SP 101 cylinder. Dondanville, Bill Brief article Oct 1, 2008 158
Working the Colt Walker revolver: like the Colt Patterson we discussed last month, you're not likely to see an original Colt Walker. You are, however, likely to be asked to work on one of the Uberti replicas. Chicoine, David R. Sep 1, 2008 1844
Ruger ejection woes. Dugger, Bill Brief article Sep 1, 2008 214
Bent revolver frame? Burdick, Ernie Brief article Sep 1, 2008 196
Security six latch problem. May, Charles Brief article Sep 1, 2008 245
Rebuilding the 'Battered' revolver: even with revolvers designated as "Magnum caliber," full-power loads eventually take their toll. And once a revolver starts to "shoot loose," the problems can be quickly compounded. Campbell, R.K. Aug 1, 2008 1239
Working the Colt Paterson percussion revolver: although you may never see an original, there's a very good chance you'll eventually be handed a replica of Sam Colt's very first repeating firearm. These instructions will work with either. Chicoine, David R. Aug 1, 2008 1802
Slicking up the Uberti cowboy revolvers: although some are better than others in out-of-the-box condition, any of these popular price-point revolvers can be made smoother and easier to handle. Campbell, R.K. Jul 1, 2008 2135
Lockin' up Rossi. Harper, Julian Feb 1, 2008 510
Disassembling and reassembling Taurus' new 'The Judge' revolver: this new Taurus wheelgun could be the best dual-purpose personal-defense/varminter ever created. It's certain to be popular with subscribers to the "bigger is better" theory. Blood, Chick Dec 1, 2007 2030
Taurus C85 problems. Max Aug 1, 2007 409
Great Western Arms revolver. Wiggins, Mark Brief article Jul 1, 2007 229
Removing revolver endshake. Collins, John Jun 1, 2007 579
Working the Ruger Old Army percussion revolver: the name of this Ruger offering and its initial appearance might lead you to conclude it's a replica of a revolver from a bygone era. It isn't. Chicoine, David R. May 1, 2007 1545
Binding Ruger SP101. Griffis, Don Brief article May 1, 2007 309
Mistimed Double Nine. Imler, Earl Brief article May 1, 2007 170
The return of the Dan Wesson Model 15: now under the wing of CZ-USA, this wheelgun remains high on the list when it comes to lasting accuracy. Here's what you need to know about it. Blood, Chick Mar 1, 2007 1936
Same problem, different cause. Mclane, Ken Brief article Feb 1, 2007 262
Tuning revolver-cylinder lockup: when problems arise on revolvers with the older-style two-point lockup, they can usually be returned to service with a simple "tuneup.". Damoth, Robert Oct 1, 2006 1202
Making blackpowder revolvers more user-friendly: some simple mods, shown here on a Colt 2nd Dragoon, can improve accuracy and make cleanup a snap. Ordorica, Ray Sep 1, 2006 2934
Floating revolver cylinder? May, Charles Brief article Sep 1, 2006 309
Working the Colt Single Action Army model 1873: after more than 130 years of nearly continuous production, the SAA remains one of the world's most popular revolvers. Chicoine, David R. Jul 1, 2006 1565
Working Colt's model 1877 double-action revolvers: known in .38 caliber as the Lightning and in .41 caliber as the Thunderer, the complicated design and less-than-robust construction did nothing to diminish the popularity of these revolvers. Chicoine, David R. Jun 1, 2006 1794
Misindexing blackhawk. Ohara, George Brief article Feb 1, 2006 196
How to: tune your revolver. Milek, Bob Oct 1, 1985 2781
Clymer lead remover. French, Howard E. Jun 1, 1984 384

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