Details of Revolver Hammers

Reader Bill wants to nail down some points about wheelgun ignition systems. Reader Tom wants the handgun/rifle cartridge treatment for the 44 Magnum. And Reader Mike asks about the hard-to-obtain A+ grade.

Re “44 Magnum Pistols: New Taurus vs. Old Smith & Wesson,” September 2021 As an engineer, I am always interested in how things work. I thank Gun Tests for stating that the Model 29 “cylinder locks up at both ends.” So many gun writers falsely describe the positive latch in the front as a “detent.” […]
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