The Best Revolvers Available Today
By Ben Philippi
It seems at times like mighty revolvers have lost their thunder to polymer and steel semi-autos, but they possess a capability and quality that endures.
Sure, revolvers don’t pack the capacity or technology of their semi-automatic competition, but they still stir something in the soul. Whether you want to carry a revolver, keep it in a drawer for home defense, or target shoot, there are a variety of fantastic revolvers from a variety of manufacturers that can fit your needs.
Here’s a list of what we think are some of the hottest revolvers available today.
When Kimber launched the K6S in 2016, they claimed to have ‘evolved the revolver’. Although that might be a bit of stretch, they certainly breathed some fresh life into the concealable wheel gun market.
The K6S has the smallest cylinder on the market capable of holding 6 rounds of .357 Magnum/.38 Special. It measures only 1.39-inches in diameter. The barrel is 2-inches long and the gun weighs 1.43-pounds empty. The internal hammer, shape, and contour of the gun make it snag-free. Models come with fixed and adjustable sights.
We had the pleasure of shooting the K6S at SHOT Show in 2018 and the trigger is phenomenal. With .357