We previously reported about firing pin failures in the excellent Kimber K6s revolver. This situation was troubling, because it represented a safety risk for the defensive user, and also risked hurting the reputation of this strong design.
We’ve continued to remain engaged with Kimber on this issue, and we’re exceptionally happy to report that the problem has been resolved. Continue reading “K6s Firing Pin Update”
In an unexpected move from a beleaguered firearms industry that’s struggling to keep up with record-breaking demand, two major brands announced new, California-Compliant revolvers today, to the delight of citizens trapped behind the Golden Curtain. Continue reading “New California-Compliant Revolvers”
Nick Walker, Stephen Wenger, and the gang at the Snub Gun Study Group (SG2) asked an interesting question recently:
What is a “Snub?”
It’s an interesting question, and one which defies a simple answer.
Continue reading “What is a Snub?”
One of the things I enjoy most about the shooting community is the sense of fraternity that we share. Continue reading “Help Gunsmith Tim Gerhardt”
America is a patchwork quilt of gun laws and public attitudes towards guns. Even though we’re all Americans, the gun culture can look very different from state to state, and region to region.
Continue reading “Guns in Brazil”
If you’re a shooter, you’re no doubt painfully aware that we’re in the midst of yet another product availability “crisis,” and it doesn’t look like it’s going to be resolved anytime soon. Continue reading “Revolvers and Ammo Shortages”
Hi Guys, this is just a quick one, to show off a few novelty items that you might not have seen before–the keychain screwdrivers from S&W and Colt. Continue reading “Colt and S&W Keychain Screwdrivers”
If you’re like most shooters these days, your interest in the revolver as a defensive weapon centers around small frame guns that are easily carried and concealed. Continue reading “.38 Snubby Ammo”
We previously discussed some advice for first-time gun owners, and hope that framework for learning was well-received and widely circulated. We think it’s an excellent roadmap for those new to the gun, to chart their progress towards safety and competency with firearms.
Alas, the article was just a guide to discovery, and couldn’t begin to answer the multitude of questions that new gun owners have. Continue reading “More Advice For First-Time Gun Buyers and Owners”
Having previously discussed the development of the Smith & Wesson L-Frame revolvers at length, it seems appropriate to discuss the 1987 recall and modification of these otherwise excellent firearms, which resulted in the “M”-stamped models of the 581, 586, 681 and 686. Continue reading “The 1987 L-Frame Recall”