Despite a long history and periods when no .45 AR revolvers were manufactured, the .45 AR is alive and popular with diehard enthusiasts. According to the author, “Revolvers in .45 AR are simply the finest combat revolvers ever manufactured.” Read the full story to find out why and learn more about the .45 Auto Rim.
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