Posts Tagged ‘handguns’

Old School Fun – Smith and Wesson Model 41 .22LR, 5.5 inch heavy barrel

Smith and Wesson Model 41 .22LR, 5.5 inch heavy barrel

With the price and availability of ammunition at ridiculous levels, it falls to the lowly .22 caliber Long Rifle to satisfy the practice demands of a frustrated sporting public.  Pistol shooters have never had such a good selection of polymer framed revolvers and autoloaders in .22 to choose from.  But I like my pistols in steel and walnut, with hand-fitted parts and craftsmanship that companies can’t offer with today’s labor cost.  Let’s take a look at one of the best .22 handguns that Americahad to offer from the 2nd Golden Age of Firearms. I found this blued beauty sitting in Read More »

I Want a Revolver for Personal Protection, but Which One?

Loaded Revolver Gun on white background

Many people are drawn to revolvers because of their ease of function.  If this is really what you want, there are a few suggestions.  The keys for selecting any firearm are Fit, Control and Intended Use. Fit – Does it fit your hand?  Can you grip it securely? Control – Can you shoot it accurately and quickly?  This relates to the trigger pull, the caliber, and the size/weight of the gun.  Since a gun is not a good luck charm and you should never draw it unless you intend to shoot it, you need to be able to get on target, pull the trigger, hit your target, and then pull the Read More »