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The Cadillac of Snub-Nosed Revolvers

One of my favorite handguns started life as the Smith & Wesson Combat Magnum. Back in the 50’s, Bill Jordan was approached by the wheels at Smith & Wesson and asked to give his thoughts on the perfect revolver for … Continue reading

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Classy Gun Rigs

Without trying to take anything away from the big holster companies, some of the best gun rigs have always been made in the smaller shops. Even people like George Lawrence, S.D. Myres, and A.W. Brill, started out in small shops, … Continue reading

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A Classic Sixgun

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of the Smith & Wesson Model 19 revolver (mfg. 1957-1999). But one of my all-time favorite DA revolvers happens to be the 2 1/2-inch version of the Model 19. I … Continue reading

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Handgun Hunting

I started handgun hunting many years ago. As a young policeman I figured that handgun hunting would be a good way to improve my skills with the S&W Model 19 that I carried every day on duty. I had no … Continue reading

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