The Snub for the Novice Shooter?

My thoughts on the role of a small frame revolver as a first gun for the novice shooter or casual gun carrier are mixed, at best. I like the revolver for a novice due to the simplicity and reliability of the platform. The downside, however, is the difficulty in shooting a snubby well. The small... Continue Reading →

Gear Guilt

If you have been a shooter for any amount of time you probably suffer from some degree of “gear guilt.” This is a combination of being guilty for having no further use for a particular piece of gear, as well as paying money for it to begin with. You all know what I mean. If... Continue Reading →

A Gun you can Fight With

Complacency is the great enemy of mankind. For rather fragile physical creatures we tend to get comfortable in our environment. The “it won’t happen to me” mentality affects us all: some far more than others, but it does affect each and every one of us. If you read this blog there is a high likelihood... Continue Reading →

Review of the Streamlight Protac 2L-x

I have used Streamlight products for quite a few years now. I have used several Polytac series lights as long gun lights and I have carried numerous Protac series lights. I have had seven Protac lights, none have failed. My favorite has been the Protac 1L model due to its small size yet considerable output.... Continue Reading →

Do You Need a BUG?

Small revolvers, in particular the light weight variants, prove versatile secondary weapons. My bug (backup gun) has been a Ruger LCR for some years now. The truth is, I usually do not carry a bug on a daily basis, but I sometimes carry a bug if traveling. The bug also serves other purposes for myself:... Continue Reading →

Closing the Revolver Experiment

This past year has been one of significantly more work with a revolver than I usually do.  This was fostered by my acquisition of a Ruger SP101 in early 2017 which quickly usurped my Ruger LCR as my primary deep concealment gun.  The LCR and other such light weight small revolvers are ideal for pocket,... Continue Reading →

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