When Colt introduced its new and improved Python revolver a couple of years ago, hunters admired it but waited for their gun: the Anaconda. Last year they got it, a .44 Magnum hunting handgun with a glossy finish, big grips and the world-famous Colt ventilated rib.
Colt’s popular “Snake Gun” revolver series gains a new addition with the updated Anaconda, featuring a fully adjustable rear sight, wide hammer spur, open-back rubber Hogue grips, replaceable front sight with orange insert, and a top strap already drilled and tapped for mounting optics.
Kimber is one of the big dogs in 1911 handguns, and when the company mated its 5-inch 1911 with a Trijicon RMR red-dot sight, the resulting KHX Custom (OI) turned out to be an excellent hunting handgun when chambered in 10mm Auto.
The new Python is a close copy of the original with the internal structural improvements that should provide you and your kids years of service. Fit and finish of the highly polished stainless-steel components are excellent with an attractive set of walnut grips that shame the older Python versions.
DeSantis has unveiled the latest rendition of its original Hunter holster, first introduced in the 1970s.
If handgun hunting is on your horizon, look no further than the Magnum Research BFR. The options available are staggering, and the company’s Precision Center offers custom touches that would otherwise cost a premium in the bespoke revolver world.
Taurus makes its dedication to the hunting market more obvious than ever with the release of its Raging Hunter. Although “raging” is in its name, this .44 Mag. will make many hunters happy with its features and performance.