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Fall Fashion Week: S&W 325 Thunder Ranch

The 325 is a legacy gun from my 45 ACP 1911 days. The thinking was since I am so deep into the 45 guns, it made sense to have some other guns in that caliber.  Additionally getting to practice using the revolver manual of arms without having to stock a revolver centric caliber appealed to our logistics system.  The result? …

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The Model 1917 Revolver

The Model 1917 Had The Back Of The M1911 When the US gunned up for World War I, it pressed a lot of manufacturers into service to make the M1911 pistol. All of that manufacturing wasn’t enough, so it turned to Colt and Smith & Wesson to modify their large frame double-action revolvers to take the rimless .45 ACP cartridge …