Tag Archives: revolver

Maintain eye contact. Don’t look down!

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Flapper girl

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“With all this excitement…”

“…I can’t recall if I fired six shots or only five. But being as this is a seven-shot Nagant, you don’t have to ask yourself if you feel lucky, punk. You aren’t.”

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Ethan Allen or similar Pepperbox revolvers

Does anyone know the typical powder charges and velocity for .28, .32 or .36 caliber versions?

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Startled cowgirl

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North American Arms Factory Tour: new at AllOutdoor.

Manufacturing and gun culture symbiosis 

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Self-defense Firearm Selection for a Non-Shooter: new on AllOutdoor

Optimizing defensive weapon selection under specific constraints.

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Angel Kim

Girls like fine metalwork, it’s true. Engraved Smith&Wesson M27, I think.

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Country, not serf

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Blue headscarf

Синий платочек 🙂

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Classic revolver for sale

Posting for a Chattanooga based friend who would like to sell her Colt Police Positive in .38SW. The gun is in excellent mechanical shape and comes with a 50 round box of ammunition. It has never been re-finished, so the … Continue reading

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Chiappa 1873-22 article is up on American Shooting Journal

The Short And Long Of It All

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Cimarron .38 Navy Colt: new on AllOutdoor

An 1870s design updated for practical use

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Pocket speedsters

Guardian in 32NAA caliber. Case-hardened special edition of the Mini Mag, in 22WMR. Hornady 45gr ammunition is designed specifically for short barrels, so it gets 1000fps from this gun vs. 850fps produced by 22LR, and with a heavier jacketed bullet … Continue reading

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The smallest and the largest caliber of the line-up

The largest caliber North American Arms offers: 380ACP. The smallest: 22 Short.

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Hast Holster

Saw a very nice holster and speedloader pouch set. Upon inquiry, I found it to be yet another Michael Hast design. The pictures don’t really do it justice. The leather is worthy of the gun it encases, S&W M27.  

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Selecting a black powder revolver

I got the black powder bug last year. Wanted top play around with cap and ball, but the loaners available to me were not quite what I wanted. For one, I didn’t want to ruin someone else’s gun by accident if … Continue reading

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Unexpected terminal ballistics

A year and a half ago, I reviewed Rossi revolving 45LC carbine (also capable of chambering 410 shotshells). I wan’t all that impressed with the accuracy, the handling or the terminal ballistics. Yesterday, one of my models brought her Circuit … Continue reading

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A mix of classic and new

Last year, I was curious what happened to KD Holsters and discovered that the brand was no longer. But some of their designs live on through Nelson Holsters. James Ervin Nelson took the most popular designs from several old brands, … Continue reading

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What’s more scary?

A smiling redhead? Or the clip-fed 9mm revolver, the favorite fodder of pulp novel writers of the 1970s, in her hand? Photo for Kangaroo Carry.  

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