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Alicia Capetillo

Alicia Capetillo is an Assistant Marketing and Public Relations Manager for the Outdoors Community at F+W Media, Inc. Before venturing to Iola for her first day on the job, she had never fired a gun nor had she looked into the eyes of a mounted deer head, two things that the staff very quickly changed. She is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and adores traveling and making lists.



In 1955, Colt’s Firearms introduced what many believe to be the most elegant .357 Magnum revolver ever created—the Python. This example is an Ultimate Python in stainless steel and has the best features found with any Python, plus the bonus of custom grips to make it one of the nicest .357 Magnum revolvers one can find.

The .357 Magnum: 20th Century Handgun and Cartridge

Forty years ago, one handgun caliber dominated all others, regardless the intended application. Whether for law enforcement, self defense, hunting or plinking the .357 Magnum reigned supreme.