Category Archives: Revolvers

Empty Chambers

Lately, I have been hearing that some people are carrying their defensive semi-automatics without a round in the chamber. I suppose that this is most often done with a thought to increasing the safety of the handgun and avoiding a … Continue reading

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‘The Caliber Wars:’ Does the Round Really Matter?

I used to think that we gunwriters brought out the old “9 mm vs. .45 ACP” articles when we ran out of something else to write about. But, now I’m not so sure, because I see the same debates going … Continue reading

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Speed Holstering: Why It’s a Bad Idea

I’m not really sure where this business of speed re-holstering a handgun got started. Possibly, it began among competition shooters who thought it looked cool and was an indication of savvy gun handling. It might also have started with some defensive trainers for … Continue reading

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Snubnose Revolvers: Still Meeting Defensive Needs

The defensive shooter is really blessed to have so many good handguns from which to choose his or her personal-defense gun. With due diligence and study, a person can nearly always find just the handgun that suits their personal needs. … Continue reading

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