Monthly Archives: April 2013

Long barrel on a Smith & Wesson=Long range accuracy

That’s not a photo-shopped image.  The barrel really is that long.  Smith & Wesson used to make the 686 model with 8 3/8″ barrels (other models could be had with 8 3/8″ barrels too). This particular revolver is an older … Continue reading

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Colt Frontier Scout .22cal.

No history lessons here.  If you want to learn more about the Frontier Scout there are plenty of good places to go on the web.  I’m just going to be talking about this one single-action Colt. Often I’ll refer to … Continue reading

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I found a keeper in the Feg P9R

Feg P9R What if Browning and Smith & Wesson had a baby?  It might look something like the Feg P9R.  FEGARMY Arms in Hungary has combined the Browning designed cam locked barrel with the Smith & Wesson double action trigger. … Continue reading

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Black sheep of the Colt family

Colt SAA New Frontier In 1961 Colt introduced a ‘modern’ version of their famous Single Action Army.  The Colt New Frontier had a squared off frame and came with adjustable sights.  While the rest of the gun remained identical, it … Continue reading

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Another good choice for SHTF handgun.

Ruger New Model Blackhawk Covertible Let’s start by me saying: This is not my only gun.  It is not my first choice for a defensive handgun.  It is however a good gun to have on you if you need one.  … Continue reading

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M1 Garand for SHTF?

Folks laughed at me when I told them a good choice for SHTF guns were older guns like the M1 Garand and M1 Carbine.  Everyone said ‘get and AR.’  The M1 Garand was first adopted by the U.S. military in … Continue reading

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