. . . thanks to a Los Angeles Police Department Detective Lieutenant.
If ever there were a revolver that could be considered “mythical” it would be the Colt Python. The Python has been the “Grail gun” for some, the warmest of memories for others, or some combination of both for many a revolver enthusiast. I must admit the reputation of the Python makes the new, 2020 Colt Python an intimidating gun to write about, especially for a guy with no experience with the original. But I’ll try anyway. Continue reading “Field Report: The 2020 Colt Python”
When gunleather designer and maker–and ace “Holstorian”–Red Nichols shared these images with RevolverGuy for our review of his magnificent book, we couldn’t use all of them in our story. They were too neat to scrap though, so we thought you’d enjoy seeing them in a standalone feature. Continue reading “Photo Essay: Lawmen, Actors, and Gunleather”
I’m thinking about weirdos right now. Not the people panicking during these unprecedented world times, but rather weirdo revolvers. This doesn’t mean that I think weirdos are bad or good, inferior or well-made, it just means that they’re out of the norm as self-defense handguns. They’re just weird. Continue reading “Weird Revolvers & Revolver Cartridges”
Back in 1985 Classic Coke was a confusing fiasco when it replaced New Coke, which had replaced Coca-Cola. The term “Classic” is supposed to refer to something that is timeless, with an air of tradition, perhaps even a masterpiece. Smith & Wesson’s Classic revolvers are even more bewildering since S&W has used the term at least three times. Continue reading “S&W Model 29 Classic DX: It’s all in the “DX””