Modern revolvers still assert their presence despite the craze over semi automatic handguns. The classic wheel-gun is an iconic weapon with a solid place in the world of firearms.

Best Modern Revolvers In The Market

The more tactically-inclined gun enthusiasts whose understandings about firearms have been influenced by modern military experience and shooting competitions might say wheel-guns are becoming obsolete. While from some angles this is hard to argue, it’s also difficult to deny the simplicity, reliability, and familiarity of modern revolvers. In fact, these guns are still manufactured and have shown no signs of disappearing in the gun world anytime soon. Below is a look at the top revolvers on the market today.


1. Kimber K6 Revolver

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Kimber is known to make virtually striking firearms and the K6 is one great addition to their list. It is the world’s lightest magnum .357 revolver that features excellent ergonomics, match-grade trigger, and stainless steel frame and cylinder. It also comes with an internal hammer that makes it ideal for concealed carry. The Kimber K6 is a combination of quality and power that every gun enthusiast is will adore.

2. Colt Cobra .38 Special

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The Colt Cobra .38 Special is a 6-shot revolver with fiber optic front sights. Colt has been a reputable brand for a very long time in the history of revolvers. That means whenever they make a new gun, you should pay attention. This new Cobra revolver is all stainless steel and has better ergonomics than the old one.

3. Ruger Redhawk 357

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The Redhawk was originally released in 1980 and was chambered in .44 mag. This new 357 release has adjustable rear sights for windage and elevation. It features a round butt grip frame with hardwood grips and an all stainless steel cylinder and barrel.

4. Smith & Wesson Model 642

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The S & W Model 642 is a small J frame handgun with a cylinder capacity of 5 rounds. It weighs only 15 ounces and is one of the best conceal carry handguns in the market. The hidden hammer makes this gun unique and allows you to shoot it while in your pocket, should the need arise.

5. Korth Sky Hawk 9mm



The Sky Hawk is a quality German-made handgun to add up to their high-end revolvers. It doesn’t require the use of moon clips to load and extract 9mm ammo. This handgun’s design minimizes the distance needed for a 9mm bullet to travel through an unrifled cylinder, thus increasing its accuracy in the process.


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These guns are great news for revolver fans out there. The making of wheel guns has never been so precise, thanks to today’s technology. Semi autos, undoubtedly, have faster loading mechanism, but you can’t discredit the attributes which made the revolver continue to exist until this day. The day they’ll stop making these guns is still in a far distant future.

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