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Snubby Ballistics

Shorter barrels are much easier to carry, but what are you giving up when trouble starts?

Taurus Model 605

At the first glance, the Model 605 B2 reveals key K.I.S.S. characteristics. Marketed in the small revolver line, the high-luster blued Model 605 B2 is not Taurus' smallest revolver, but weighing 24 ounces and measuring 6 1/2 inches long and slightly more than 4 3/4 inches tall, it makes for an easy carry option.

Snubby Ballistics

"Snubby"is a term that has crept into the shooter's lexicon to identify those revolvers with exceptionally short barrels. There is no sound reason why anyone would want to abbreviate a handgun barrel to a degree that would interfere with the gun's ballistic performance, unless they want to create a revolver that is easier to conceal in most clothing.

Update on the Palm Pistol

I just received this email from Matt Carmel, designer of the Palm Pistol.

HPR Ammunition Storms the Firearms and Hunting Industry in 2012 with High Performance Ammo

HPR (High Precision Range) is manufactured in Payson, Arizona and has been distributing ammunition regionally for the last 18 months.

Ruger GP100 Match Champion

The Ruger GP100 has been a mainstay in the company’s double-action handgun line since it first rolled off the assembly line in 1986, and while its newest iteration was designed with competition in mind, the same purpose-built features that can herald victory can also save your life.

How to Improve Your Snubnose Revolver Reload Time

The short ejector rod on a snubnose revolver often has trouble ejecting spent cases. Try this DIY upgrade to improve your snubnose revolver reload time.

Keeping Home Defense Guns Accessible

Keeping a home defense gun secured, yet accessible, is a growing trend. Sheriff Jim talks about the use of these guns among other members of your family.

First Look: Federal Premium HST Micro .38 Special +P Ammo

Federal Premium solves a number of issues with its new HST Micro ammunition in .38 Special +P.

I Carry: S&W Model 638 in a CrossBreed Ankle Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Smith & Wesson Model 638 revolver in a CrossBreed Ankle Holster, along with a few other essential pieces of EDC gear.

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