Good Stuff from HRFunk – Snubby Revolvers: Obsolete?

Pay attention at about 3:00 minutes in – the vast majority of DGU‘s ( Defensive Gun Use’s ) DO NOT even involve discharge of the firearm! The number one thing is what fits the best – which firearm do you shoot the best? – Practice with it – Conceal it – Carry it – TheseContinue reading “Good Stuff from HRFunk – Snubby Revolvers: Obsolete?”

Taurus 856 Defender – at 3″ Is It or Ain’t It a Snubby?

Sure it’s a snubby – as far as I am concerned anything under 4″ is a snubby – anything 4″ or over is a service or duty revolver – What do you folks think?? Here’s a look at the Taurus 856 from mixup98 – GO CHECK HIM OUT – pretty good stuff . . .Continue reading “Taurus 856 Defender – at 3″ Is It or Ain’t It a Snubby?”

What’s up with them Ergo Grippy Things on your Snubby’s Bruce?

The grips – Yes I know – actually stocks – are actually called ERGO DELTA GRIP(S) and are available through the manufacturer or a variety of retailers – Midway – Brownells – and Amazon come to mind off the top of my head – a search will give you a bunch of hits for themContinue reading “What’s up with them Ergo Grippy Things on your Snubby’s Bruce?”

From Forgotten Weapons / The Fitz Special – Art of the Gunfighter, Circa 1926

John Henry Fitzgerald was not the first person to cut down a revolver barrel, nor the first person to bob the trigger guard or hammer. But he was the person who put all these modifications together as a package and popularized it as a self-defense piece. “Fitz” was a former NYPD police officer, very successfulContinue reading “From Forgotten Weapons / The Fitz Special – Art of the Gunfighter, Circa 1926”

Hi Point C9 – Factory vs Modified Magazines

Actually managed to get to the range to check the factory vs modded mags – got there just before closing – in and out in 15 minutes – not worried about aiming to any degree – wanting to check for the dreaded nose dive issue – ran 4 mags – and I was surprised .Continue reading “Hi Point C9 – Factory vs Modified Magazines”

Hi Point C9 – Not a Full Blown Review – Yet . . .

Nothing quite like that new gun smell . . . And a look at both sides now . . . A friend asked me about nose dive issues as rounds were feeding out of the magazine on his new Hi Point C9 – I told him I would look into the issue ( yeah IContinue reading “Hi Point C9 – Not a Full Blown Review – Yet . . .”