Tag Archives: model 19

Revolvers: A Favorite…

If you read my last post (Double-action Revolvers, Why Not?) you’ll know that I have been thinking a bit about DA sixguns and their value as defensive tools. In light of that, I thought I might share with you about … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the Board of Directors at Colt Firearms

Congratulations! The firearms, ammunition, and related industries, have been experiencing unbelievable sales for the past several years. And Colt Firearms is on the brink of bankruptcy. You should be ashamed that you are responsible for letting this American icon go … Continue reading

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Skeeter Skelton, You Like to Got Me in Trouble

In 1968, I went to work for a 50-man police department up in North Texas. We had to buy our own leather and guns. And the guns had to be either Colts or Smith & Wesson revolvers. We could carry … Continue reading

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If You Can Shoot

Back in the 1970s, you may recall, folks got all hot and bothered about the fear that the government was going to start confiscating privately-owned firearms. Quite a few people were buying AR’s, FN-FAL’s, M1 Carbines, and all sorts of … Continue reading

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