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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 00:47:52 GMT
Sheriff's Office IDs Elderly Saratoga Man Shot by Deputy  -  San Jose Inside (blog)
Authorities say the 86-year-old Saratoga man fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy earlier this week was armed with a loaded Charter Arms .38 Caliber revolver (pictured above). (Photo courtesy of Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office). Authorities have ...
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:19:25 GMT

Charter Arms .44 Spl. Boomer Revolver  -  Shooting Illustrated (press release) (blog)
When Charter Arms decided to build the new Boomer revolver, the company took its classic Bulldog revolver and completely stripped it down to the bare essentials. Nothing extra, just a few modifications to make the revolver even more concealed-carry ...
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:22:59 GMT
Retailer recalling Charter Arms revolvers  -  Guns.com
Academy Sports issued a recall notice for Charter Arms Lady .38 Special revolvers sold between February 2012 and July 2016. Basing the recall on customer reports and product inspections, the retailer says some of the handgun “may have a manufacturing ...
Sun, 19 Jun 2016 08:08:39 GMT

The "Triple-Decker Hoax" of the Second Amendment  -  WNYC
Yet, for most of American history, the law did not protect an individual's right to bear arms. Bob talks with Slate's Dahlia Lithwick about how the NRA and other interest groups essentially re-framed the meaning of the Second Amendment, cementing the ...
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 02:10:14 GMT

Gun Sales In Florida Soar After Orlando Shooting  -  CBS Local
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 21: Gun enthusiasts look over Charter Arms pistols at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on May 21, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. About 80,000 visitors are expected to attend the three-day event. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images).
Wed, 11 May 2016 12:18:55 GMT

Tested: Charter Arms Boomer .44 Spl. Revolver  -  American Rifleman (press release) (blog)
Charter Arms has been busily shipping affordably priced, compact, American-made defensive revolvers out of New England's Gun Valley for more than 50 years now. Although the Charter Arms catalog is chalk full of caliber and finish options, the first ...
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 16:08:36 GMT

Judge orders gun used in high-profile murder released after 26 years  -  Guns.com
Vance “J.R.” Lattime Jr. during the 1991 Pamela Smart murder trial, shown holding the .38 Charter Arms revolver used in the killing. While Lattime himself was freed in 2005, the gun, stolen from his father, has been held in evidence. (Photo: Portsmouth ...
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:55:11 GMT

Judge: Owner can have gun used in Pamela Smart murder case  -  Eagle-Tribune
BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire judge has ruled that the gun used to kill Pamela Smart's husband, Gregg, in 1990 will be returned to its owner. The Portsmouth Herald reports Rockingham Superior Court Judge Andrew Schulman ruled this ...
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:10:10 GMT

Vacant house yields treasure trove of guns, drugs  -  CT Post
Inside police said they found $7,156 in cash, seven guns including two Glock's, a sawed off shotgun, Inner Arms .38-caliber revolver, Phoenix Arms .25-caliber pistol, Rino Calesi .25-caliber pistol, Charter Arms revolver; a high capacity 30 round ...
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:30:38 GMT

A Tale of Two .44's  -  Guns Magazine
My first .44 Special revolver was one of the Charter Arms Bulldogs. That was in 1973 and it was a disappointment to me due to its heavy recoil. Shortly thereafter I had a .44 Special barrel and cylinder from Christy Gun Works fitted to an old Colt SAA ...