Category: Smith and Wesson

Taming the Beast: 500 S&W Special

Even Dirty Harry needs an occasional day off from the intensity of magnum handgun recoil. And I’m presuming that’s when he reaches for his box of 44 Special cartridges. Fast forward 46 years and today’s “most powerful handgun in the world” is even more intense: the 500 S&W Magnum. This is where 500 S&W Special […]

Second to None: Reloading and Shooting 500 S&W Magnum

There are a few things I’d put into the “you have to try this” category, and 500 S&W Magnum is definitely one of them. Unleashing 2600 ft-lb of energy, you’d think this handgun would be totally unmanageable, but it isn’t. With an integrated muzzle brake and compensator, the S&W500 revolver is very extreme to shoot, […]

Reloading Safety

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