I was working a shift at the gun club recently, and one of my friends was eager to show me his new revolver. As he was talking me through the details of the new gun, I noticed that the rear sight was pushed far over to one side, and my friend explained that the correction had been necessary to get the gun to shoot straight.
Being a RevolverGuy, I have to admit I was a little suspicious. Continue reading “Barrel “Clocking” Issues”
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”
The year 2020 has been a strange one so far, and it’s inspired a collection of loosely-related thoughts on gun issues that I thought I’d chatter about for a bit. Continue reading “2020 Wanderings”
There was no avoiding it. Eventually, we were going to have to discuss the darned lock.
Continue reading “The History and Future of the Smith & Wesson Internal Lock”
At 11:00 a.m. Paris time, on the 11th of November, 1918, the Armistice of Compiegne went into effect, ending the fighting between the Allied powers and Germany. The terrible and wasteful “War to End All Wars” had come to a close, and the world rejoiced. Continue reading “Veterans Day 2019”
RevolverGuy Steve Tracy sure knows how to get into the spirit! Is that an awesome Jack O’ Lantern or what? Nice job, buddy!
I tried carving a Smith & Wesson pumpkin, but had a hard time installing the key lock on the lid. Ha!
Keep a close watch for ghosts, werewolves, vampires, and other beasties out there. Maybe it wouldn’t be a bad idea to load up your trusty revolver with Silvertips on the big night? Just sayin . . . ; ^ )
We hope all of you will have a fun and safe Halloween!
I just wanted to take a quick moment to let you guys know about a recent podcast appearance, and let you know about an awesome new podcast. Continue reading “RevolverGuy Appearance on EveryDay Marksman Radio”
Sixty degrees doesn’t seem cold. In the depths of winter, we many of us long for mercury to climb break the fifties. Here in the mountains we treasure our sixty-degree nighttimes. Sixty is considered by many to be an idyllic, comfortable outdoor temperature. Continue reading “To Build a Fire”
When I first heard about the International Confederation of Revolver Enthusiasts (I.C.O.R.E.), I thought ‘Wow, an international competition format just for wheel guns? It’s a revolver lover’s paradise!’ Well, I was mostly right. Allow me to explain… Continue reading “I.C.O.R.E. – A Revolver Guy/Gal’s Paradise?”
On 2 July 1776, the Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution which declared the colonies’ independence from Britain. Two days later, the final draft of the Declaration of Independence had been approved, and America’s independence was formally announced. (1)
Continue reading “Independence Day 2019”