Ruger Super Blackhawks: Buy Old But Good, Or New Pistols?

In this match up of 7.5-inch-barrel 44 Magnums, we tried to assess whether buying new was really worth the money. Outcome: It might not be, with a spread of several hundred dollars between tested handguns.

Our September 2021 issue featured two double-action 44 Magnum revolvers that we thought were extremely well suited for personal defense. We tested an older S&W Model 29 against a brand-new Taurus Model 44. We thought the Taurus had a lot to offer, but so did the Smith & Wesson, and we found very real differences […]
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