Tag Archives: S&W

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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Express Sights

When using the defensive handgun, we know that the shooter’s number of center hits increases dramatically when he uses his sights. But, after all, your life is at stake and you’ve got to get those shots off as quickly as … Continue reading

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Snake Country

The snake you see in the above photo is a mojave rattlesnake. These rascals are a particular problem because they have a neurotoxin and a hemotoxin. In addition to their double potency, they seem to have a nastier disposition than … Continue reading

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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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