In case you just emerged from hibernation or beamed down from another planet, allow me to be the first to inform you concealed-carry pistols are hot. So hot, they dominate sales across the firearm industry, as millions of long-time gun owners compete with seven or eight million new gun owners trying to get their hands on these pistols.
When put side by side, how do the Smith & Wesson Bodyguard 38 and Model 642 stack up? Richard Johnson compares these two fantastic handguns from S&W.
To combat the finicky nature of our 224 Valkyrie handloads, we decided to try using one of the newer 1:6.5-inch twist barrels on the market from Tactical Kinetics. Here are our results.