Tag Archives: .38 Spl

Defensive Revolvers: Just a Fad or Here to Stay?

You can calm down because this is not another one of those “Revolver vs. Semi-auto” articles. However, I am curious about all of the recent interest in defensive revolvers that I see on social media. Continue reading

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The Object of Defensive-Gun Handling: Stop the Threat

In mid-2019, I posted a piece called “The Caliber Wars,” which pointed out that being able to shoot well and properly place the bullet was more important than the particular cartridge that a person chose to use. A few of the responses … 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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Double-Action Revolvers & Their Place in Personal Defense

As someone who started out during the era when revolvers were king, you are probably not the least bit surprised that I am tickled to see so many companies again producing double-action revolvers that are suitable for personal defense. They are … Continue reading

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