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Perfect Fitz

The modifications J.H. FitzGerald made to wheelguns more than 80 years ago paved the way for the modern snub-nose revolver.

.38 Spl. +P Hornady Critical Defense 110-grain FTX

See how this new, purpose-built load from Hornady performs in gelatin.

Snub-Nose Training Tips

Snub-nose revolvers are popular concealed-carry firearms, but they are notoriously difficult to shoot accurately. Here are some ways to improve your snubby techniques for self-defense.

Ankle Holsters

Part IV of Richard Mann's look at concealed carry options will tell you everything you need to know about finding and using ankle holsters.

Taurus 856 Hylite

At first glance, the Taurus 856 is not much different than its Model 85 mainstay concealed-carry revolver. The 856 is a small-frame, short-barreled revolver with external hammer, permitting single- or double-action fire.

Ruger LCR

The Ruger LCR is an interesting blend of features and materials from the world of handguns and is ideal for concealed carry.

135-grain Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel .38 Spl.

Speer specifically engineered this load to provide adequate expansion and penetration when fired from short-barrel (snub-nose) revolvers, without excessive recoil.

Novak's Custom Smith & Wesson 65 Half-Fitz Special

The Novak Custom Smith & Wesson Model 65 is not only a contemporary version of the classic Colt snubnose, it proves even a good defensive wheelgun can be improved upon.

Update on the Palm Pistol

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

The Ruger LCR Today

There have been some dynamic events in the world of compact (or snub-nose) revolvers.

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