When the S&W M&P polymer handgun hit the market in 2005, many felt it was okay—just okay. While shooters welcomed the ergonomics, not having to pull the trigger to takedown, multiple back straps, high grip and undercut trigger guard, they found that the trigger and reset disappointing. The frame did not have much texture and […]
You can get a new carry gun in your holster and more cash in your wallet with this new rebate from Smith & Wesson. Right now, if you purchase a new M&P Shield, M&P Bodyguard 380, S&W SD, or SDVE handgun you can get up to $75 back in a rebate offer. To make things […]
In the late 70s and early 80s, Gaston Glock, an engineer with no firearms experience, designed a curious prototype handgun. The project would later carry the title of the venerable GLOCK 17. While not the first polymer framed handgun ever produced, it was by far the most revolutionary for the time. What happens over the […]
Patrick Kelley never ceases to entertain with his Out of the Box and into the Match review series. This time around, Patrick chose to get a brand new Smith & Wesson 617 revolver and try it out at a Steel Challenge match. He had been in the market for a .22 LR revolver, but had […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Nov. 7, 2016 — Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC), today announced that it will hold a special meeting of stockholders on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time for the purposes of seeking approval to change its corporate name from Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation to American […]
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, announced that Smith & Wesson has joined NSSF’s #GUNVOTE Chairman’s Club with a $500,000 contribution to the association’s critical voter registration and education campaign. This is the largest contribution the #GUNVOTE campaign has received to date.