A little J frame history . . . The J frame was originally introduced in 1950 – as the Model 36 – at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) convention in 1950 – and was quite well received. It was an exposed hammer 5 shot blued steel built on the new J frameContinue reading “S&W 642-2 Review”
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A Few Numbers for a Friday morning – You’re Welcome
Ran across this in the wee hours of the morning . . . A little reading to go with your coffee – I know it’s a little early for thinking stuff – but you’ll be alright . . . There are 30,000 gun related deaths per year by firearms, and this number is not disputed.Continue reading “A Few Numbers for a Friday morning – You’re Welcome”
32NAA Guardian Review
NAA GUARDIAN – chambered in 32NAA The NAA Guardian line of pistols are among the elite of pocket guns – right there with Seecamp -or Rorbaugh – stainless steel construction – exquisitely made – incredible little machines. Four different chamberings are available – 380 acp and 32NAA (in this size) – 32 acp and 25Continue reading “32NAA Guardian Review”
Taurus Curve – an “out of the box” Review
I love it when the majority of manufacturers talk “innovation”. There are some interesting design features on several firearm platforms – innovation?? – really?? Well let’s take a look at something that is innovative . . . Of course we all know the box is curved – but it’s almost obligatory to point that outContinue reading “Taurus Curve – an “out of the box” Review”
The 80’s – What a Time !!
So many things in the 80’s were not just neat or cool they became icons – MTV Phil Collins Miami Vice Phil Collins on Miami Vice and the theme from Miami Vice on MTV and pink flamingos Even today pink flamingos in your yard (the plastic ones not the real ones) are still really cool.Continue reading “The 80’s – What a Time !!”
Sar Arms B6P – An “Out of the Box” Review
The Sar B6P is a polymer frame CZ 75 B copy. Of course it comes with all of the usual suspects. Cleaning rod – patch rod – one mag is also included – comes with a nice case Break-down is pretty straight forward – back on the slide a hair, pop the pin and theContinue reading “Sar Arms B6P – An “Out of the Box” Review”
Out of the Closet – S&W 22A-1
Smith made these until springtime of 2015 – considered by many to by a “poor man’s” Model 41. The Model 41 is a full up competition gun – pricey at $1599 – “semi” mass produced but hand fitted – essentially what would be considered a performance center gun and Smith holds to incredibly tight tolerancesContinue reading “Out of the Closet – S&W 22A-1”
Out of the Closet – JC Higgins Model 60
This is kind of a neat one this time – it gives you quite a range of stuff – from marketing to to field to table! First off – J.C. Higgins was an actual person – not just a created pesona or some dreg of humanity with a pretty face ( hoolywood – lower caseContinue reading “Out of the Closet – JC Higgins Model 60”
A Henry for Christmas ?? – You’ll shoot your eye out!!
I went to look for an adult sized Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas – ( yes – I know – be careful or I’ll shoot my eye out!! ) and this followed me home. One of several nice things about being an adult is having a favorite burner on the stove – another isContinue reading “A Henry for Christmas ?? – You’ll shoot your eye out!!”
Sig P250 -A Great Pistol that just didn’t make it . . .
LNIB – complete with all the usual “stuff” . . . Sig had a neat idea with the P250 – a fire control group that was the “actual” serialized firearm – and then sell caliber “x-change ” kits – buy one firearm (functional) in your choice of caliber and the all you have to doContinue reading “Sig P250 -A Great Pistol that just didn’t make it . . .”