The inaugural “Gun of the Week” title is an important one. After all, there are so many to choose from! After, well let’s be honest, very little debate, we decided to go with (drum roll please….)

The .44 Magnum Revolver

Accuracy: Awesome

Manufacturers: Colt, Smith & Wesson, Ruger

Bullet: .44 calibre, of course (0.429in./10.9 mm in diameter)

Interesting Facts:

*all guns are chambered for the .44 Magnum case

*In 2006, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the .44 Magnum, Ruger introduced a special 50th anniversary Blackhawk revolver.

Famous movie moments: You’ve probably already guessed a couple of them, but they never really get old. Most of them involve the great Clint Eastwood:

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“‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?” Clint Eastwood as Dirty Harry

For a more in-depth look at the .44 Magnum, click here : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.44_magnum