Ruger LCR vs SP101: Clash of the Tiny Titans

I am outspoken in my love for small-frame revolvers, even though I am not necessarily a revolver “enthusiast.”  What I mean is, I would never carry a revolver over a double-stack auto loader if not restricted due to dress or circumstance.  Since I live according to reality, I occasionally need deep concealment, and I have... 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 →

Thoughts on Carrying a Revolver as a Primary

I think a double-stack full-size or compact autoloader is the weapon of personal protection in the 21st Century due to the nature of the threat we now face.  While still less common than average crime the possibility of facing multiple active shooters or terrorists now exists and having a handgun capable of offering at least... Continue Reading →

The Ruger SP101

I have a thing for revolvers.  I primarily carry a striker-fired double-stack 9mm handgun as I like having the capabilities of such a weapon when roaming a world so infested with evil.  However, I spend considerable time shooting and carrying revolvers as well.  The reason is two-fold.  First, there is a practicality issue: when I... Continue Reading →

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