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.327 Federal Magnum revolver by Ruger with stainless barrel and black rubber grips with a wood insert

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Ruger Reintroduces the SP101 Revolver in .327 Federal Magnum

Many are excited over Ruger’s newest product re-release of the SP101 revolver chambered in .327 Federal Magnum—a slightly obscure round that does not lack popularity. Developed in 2007 between Ruger and Federal, the .327 outperforms the .357 Magnum with less recoil and muzzle blast.

Heritage Revolver

Firearms

Heritage Rough Rider .22 Revolver

The Heritage Rough Rider is a cost effective .22 with the cowboy style we all love. It’s easy to maintain, shoots accurately and has an advantage over early single-action revolvers. Check out this article for the details on adding this gun to your gun cabinet.

Picture shows a silver Derringer with rosewood grips.

Firearms

Throwback Thursday—Snake Guns

It is common to carry a gun in the field in case you run across a snake. Some chose a shotgun, while others carry their trusty .22 LR rifles. There are many new guns that are easily carried on the hip that are perfect snake slayers. Derringers made by Bond Arms and the Taurus Judge are two of those handguns. The author explores their reasons for believing the .45 Long Colt and .410 Bore are the perfect calibers for killing snakes.

Firearms

The Best Gun for a New Shooter: Semiautomatics vs. Revolvers

Even though women have dispelled the myth of the “girl gun” for some time now, women are still directed to snub-nosed, .38 Special lightweight revolvers for self-defense. Though, easy to carry and conceal and generally more reliable than a semiautomatic, small, lightweight revolvers can really pack a punch. The author makes a good argument for the semiautomatic pistol for the new female shooter in the article, “The Best Gun for a New Shooter: Semiautomatics v. revolvers.” Which gun do you think will win?

Picture shows a black scoped bolt-action rifle with a synthetic stock

Firearms

Guns, Guns and More Guns! Five New Guns You Must Try

The newest guns to hit Cheaper Than Dirt’s website includes the sought-after Beretta ARX-100—get your hands on one before they are gone—the North American Arms PUG revolver in .22 Magnum, an affordable pump-action shotgun and two bolt-action rifles to rival the Mossberg Model 700. In the article, Guns, Guns and More Guns, you will find every type of gun to fit any need—be it hunting, target shooting, serious work in the field or just plinking at tin cans—and to fit any budget. For the newest in firearms and firearm accessories, check out Cheaper Than Dirt and the Shooter’s Log for your firearm buying guide.

Two revolvers, the black barreled Super Blackhawk on the top and white-handled single action Ruger on the bottom on a white background

Firearms

The Super Blackhawk .44 Magnum

The Ruger Super Blackhawk has become an American Icon. Dirt tough, affordable, powerful and the product of Yankee technology this is a great hunting handgun. Discover why it has been such a long lasting staple in gun cabinets everywhere.

Concealed Carry

Commonality of Handguns

Commonality among handguns purchased for different shooters in your home may mean survival. It’s one thing to have different handguns when you’re an experienced shooter. If you aren’t, or have multiple shooters in your home, making sure they are similar and that family members are properly trained and practice properly, is essential. Read this post to find out why.

Firearms

Is the .380 ACP the new .38 Special?

Ladies, does it annoy you to walk into a gun shop and immediately be directed to the small, .38 Special revolvers? Have you noticed a switch? Next time you go into a gun shop, ask at the counter for a semi-auto. I bet they will hand you a .380 ACP. Revolvers and .380s are great, but they aren’t everything. Is the .380 the new .38? Read on for my conclusion.