Tag Archives: .44 magnum

The Return of the Pistol-Caliber Carbine

Pistol-caliber carbines are popular now, once more illustrating that what’s old is new again. I have always had an affinity for pistol-caliber carbines, specifically the lever actions. Back in the 1970s, I bought a Marlin Model 1894 in .44 Mag. and set … Continue reading

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Advantages of a Concealed-Carry Revolver

You’d think, with the introduction of small-frame semi-automatic pistols, that concealed-carry revolvers are as dead as last year’s political promises.¬†However, such is far from the case. While the military and most of the police have gone to the semi-auto, the … Continue reading

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The Old Meets The New

Just about everyone knows that red dot sights have become quite popular for action shooting. In fact, quite a few are even putting red dots on their defensive firearms. So, if they work well for these shooting disciplines, why won’t … Continue reading

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Garrett Cartridges

A while back I received the sad news that Randy Garrett, of Garrett Cartridges, was closing his business after some 26 years of building some of the best cast-bullet .44 Magnum and .45/70 loads that were available. The good news … Continue reading

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