We’re fans of the snub revolver here. For reasons that we’ve discussed in detail before, we think it’s a useful tool for many of the self defense situations we’re likely to encounter inside and outside the home. Continue reading “Thoughts On The Snub Mindset”
Random Thoughts From CCW Qualification
I attended a state-mandated refresher class to renew my CCW permit last week, and had the opportunity to see about sixty “regular folks” (versus hardcore gun enthusiasts, like us) complete a basic qualification test with their chosen gear.
Ugh. Continue reading “Random Thoughts From CCW Qualification”
A Snub For Home Defense?
I can hear the chorus of self-proclaimed “operators” now . . .
“But, but, but . . . you’ll get kilt! Are you crazy?”
Well, I might be, but not because I think a snub makes a good home defense gun. Continue reading “A Snub For Home Defense?”
The Day a Crime Spree Ended in Hardy, Arkansas . . .
. . . Thanks To Two Brave Men, With a Rock and a .44 Special
The Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce (DJCC) is an organization of young professionals who are engaged in networking and community involvement. They have supported the city through numerous events and activities, since 1918.
One of the Chamber’s activities is especially dear to law enforcement and the law-abiding citizens they serve, because it memorializes the February 7, 1951 line-of-duty death of Dallas Police Department Officer Willis Wood “Johnny” Sides, who was slain just 21 days after graduating from the police academy, as fifth in his class. Continue reading “The Day a Crime Spree Ended in Hardy, Arkansas . . .”
RevolverGuy 101: Dos and Don’ts
We’ve been talking a lot lately about the tremendous surge in demand for guns and ammunition, that began in the Spring of 2020. It’s the biggest gun story of the past year, and it certainly affects all of us as consumers of guns and ammunition. Continue reading “RevolverGuy 101: Dos and Don’ts”
RevolverGuy Interview With Snub Gun Study Group
Yours truly was interviewed by Nick Walker, the Editor at Snub Gun Study Group, for the Fall 2021 issue of the Snub Gun Study Group Magazine. Continue reading “RevolverGuy Interview With Snub Gun Study Group”
RevolverGuy On the Firearms Nation Podcast
Mike joined friend Arik Levy, the host of the excellent Firearms Nation Podcast, for another round of discussion Continue reading “RevolverGuy On the Firearms Nation Podcast”
I encountered this dud round in the middle of a shooting competition at the range recently. Even though it’s from one of those bottom feeders—Eek!—it provides a good opportunity to make a few observations that are universal in nature, and not related to any particular weapon type.
An Unexpected AIWB Journey
Cops still carried revolvers as the norm when I was commissioned in 1987. My first duty gun was a 6” Smith & Wesson 686 that a gunsmith shortened to 5”. Continue reading “An Unexpected AIWB Journey”
The Case For The Modern Defensive Revolver
In today’s world, the idea of anyone recommending or advocating the carriage of a revolver as a primary defensive handgun is usually met with scorn and ridicule by self-appointed firearms “experts.” Continue reading “The Case For The Modern Defensive Revolver”