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Charter Arms Mag Pug polished stainless

First Impressions  A new rendition of the Charter Arms   Mag Pug with a three-inch barrel, adjustable rear sight, and a high polished stainless finish is available for about $400 street price. While the .357 Magnum was a little stout in this small revolver the over-molded rubber stocks with finger grooves help tame that recoil a […]

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Charter Arms Earthborn .38 snubby.

The concealed carry market is very much alive and growing, which I see as a good thing. The availability of concealed carry pistols is better than it has ever been, but many still prefer the revolver. A solid option for quality inexpensive revolvers is Charter Arms. Charter Arms has increased it’s line with some cool […]

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Charter Arms Pitbull in .45 Auto

Revolvers chambered in auto loading cartridges is really nothing new, but the vast majority use moon clips to hold the rounds in place since auto loaded cartridges are not rimmed. The Pitbull uses tabs machined into the star ejector to catch the extractor groove. Now the cartridge still headspaces off the case mouth but the […]

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.44 Smith and Wesson Special ballistic test, updated

.44 Smith and Wesson Special ballistic test The .44 Smith and Wesson, based off the .44 Russian was introduced in 1907 for the Smith and Wesson New Century Revolver.  Truthfully the .44 Special was nothing special at it’s inception. With similar ballistics and accuracy of the .44 Russian using the then new smokeless propellant. It […]

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Charter Arms Bulldog, guard dog in your pocket.

Charter Arms Bulldog. 44 Special revolver, a guard dog in your pocket. With all the new fangled miniature auto loaders for concealed carry available today  it is tough to beat a snub nose revolver chambered in a cartridge that is loaded with a big heavy slow bullet. Short barreled revolvers suffer from velocity loss more […]

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Charter Arms “Chic Lady” DAO in 38 special

Review of Charter Arms “Chic Lady” DAO in 38 special -Roger Pettit, PC Shooting Charter Arms is a 100% American owned company that uses 100% American parts that has an excellent reputation for customer service. I cannot attest to this personally as I have yet to have to send anything back but I scoured the […]

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