Category Archives: Revolver

Shooting Black Powder – Pietta 1851 Navy Colt, .36 Caliber “Griswold” The Day the Bear Ate Me!

This was my introduction to Pietta firearms. It was also my introduction black powder percussion revolvers. For all of my early West (cartridge) firearms, Uberti has been my top choice. However, I felt that it was time to take a … Continue reading

The Old West Lives On! Uberti 1873 Colt SA Army (Cavalry) Reproduction

Matt Dillon (James Arness) of the T.V. series “Gunsmoke” had a long one. History has stated that Wyatt Earp supposedly had an even longer one.  Wild Bill Hickok had a normal-sized one, while Bat Masterson and Doc Holiday had shorter … Continue reading

CROSS BREED SUPER TUCK HOLSTER FOR KIMBER K6S

Compact revolvers have been carried by many people and for a long time. From single-action to double-action, the compact revolver has survived as a primary (or secondary) defensive tool despite the popularity of compact, high-capacity pistols of today’s time.  Compact … Continue reading

FALCO 92 IWB Concealment Gun Holster With Open Muzzle for Kimber K6S Revolver

The FALCO 92 IWB Concealment Gun Holster with Open Muzzle for Kimber K6S Revolver was delivered after a five week wait while the holster was being manufactured. While the Kimber K6S was not without a home, as it could reside … Continue reading

KIMBER K6S .357 MAGNUM REVOLVER

When most folks start talking double-action revolver speak, it is usually in reference to a Smith & Wesson, Colt, Ruger, or possibly even Taurus. My first double-action revolver was a Rohn RG38. Around that time (1970), the RG38 was considered … Continue reading

I Carry a Gun – and it’s Heavy

When I worked as a LEO, in a past lifetime, I carried a lot of equipment on my body. I don’t know what piece of equipment was heavier; the Motorola radio or the Colt Series 80 MK IV “Government” model … Continue reading

Uberti 1873 Cattleman II “Old West” Revolver

Imagine, if you will, holding in your hand an original 1st generation 1873 Colt Single Action Army revolver; the “Gun that won the West” only you don’t know that yet because it has not been termed as such. Picture if … Continue reading

Revisiting the Ruger GP100

The Ruger GP100 was introduced in 1985 to replace the Security-Six/Service-Six/Speed-Six revolvers. The Ruger GP100 was also a call to compete with the Smith & Wesson 586/686 revolver that was adopted by many law enforcement agencies and handgun shooters of … Continue reading

Complicating the Draw Stroke

It is a wonderment to behold when you watch professional shooter like Jerry Miculek and others perform and practice their profession. Fluid draw strokes leading to extremely fast shots and splits between shots amaze us mere mortals. I am sure … Continue reading

Uberti 1872 Army Open-Top Revolver (New Model 341350) – Review

In 1871 Colt’s had patented at least two rear-loading revolvers using metallic cartridges: the Colt House Revolver and the Open Top. The House revolver went into production the same year in 1871 but the Open Top didn’t start production until … Continue reading