Tag Archives: 38Special

Alfa Proj revolvers: new on AllOutdoor

An economical alternative to top brands.

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Revolvers for Rough Riding

Most of my medium frame revolvers are made by Alpha Proj and imported by Czechpoint. I like everything about them but would rather not subject the blued finish to the high humidity of Tennessee summers. I still remember the Sig … Continue reading

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Shot placement and caliber matter. Color, not so much.

The revolver shown actually works very well.

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Mid-length 38s, old and new

Years ago, I got an old revolver for a small sum. Eventually, it went to a good friend. Then the friend died, and I inherited it. It had great lockwork and tight lockup but was pitted and worn. It was … Continue reading

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Minimizing snubbie recoil.

This revolver came in for the upcoming Concealed Carry magazine article about the Rhino revolver family. It’s an interesting weapon that showed significantly better accuracy than expected of snubbies and rather mild felt recoil even with .357 ammunition. Being double … Continue reading

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Towards more efficient revolver ammunition

.38 Special and .357 Magnum revolvers are very versatile but they have one annoying down side in the short-barreled guise: a considerable muzzle flash. That’s not surprising, considering that the same cartridge may end up in a 2″ subcompact wheelgun … Continue reading

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Color-Matched Defense

Charter Arms Chic Lady .38 with a Galco shoulder rig. Works well for car use.

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If she starred in Home Alone, the movie would have ended much quicker.

Works just as well outside of home. Props: tshirt from 1791 Apparel, 3″ .38Spl revolver from Czechpoint

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Holsters for P3AT and Charter Undercover

Sideguard | Bladetech | HPR

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