Category Archives: Revolver

Magazine Disconnect Safety– To Have or Not

A magazine disconnect safety is well-known by most firearm’s enthusiast and with some law-enforcement officers. For some, the presence of a magazine disconnect is a welcome feature and another layer of mechanical safety. No mechanical device, however, should take the … Continue reading

GALCO Classic Lite Shoulder System for the Glock G48

Most often. You will find me carrying my EDC in an IWB holster just off my right hip.  Over the years there has been a variety of holsters to house the various handguns that have been carried…with a 1911-based pistol … Continue reading

Smith & Wesson 686 Upgrade

With the lack of availability of firearms for me to review these days due to shortages, an increased demand from my real job, and an old Italian disease ( lackafundsa), it seems that I have been in the mood to … Continue reading

Ruger Redhawk Grip Update 12/31/2020

I am ending the year of 2020 with a new topic, although it is an extension of an old topic. After I had purchased the Ruger Redhawk in .44 magnum from the gun club I belong to, the standard Hogue … Continue reading

THE UBERTI/CIMARRON BISLEY REVOLVER

I was startled awake one night by one of our kittens jumping on me on his way to wherever kittens go in the middle of the night. Sometimes when I am startled awake, I can quickly go back to sleep, … Continue reading

1877 SMITH & WESSON NEW MODEL NUMBER 3 REVOLVER BY CIMARRON (UBERTI) FIREARMS

“Major George W. Schofield of the 10th Cavalry and an army ordinance officer, designed this revolver as an improvement over Smith & Wesson’s No. 3 “American” model. Produced by S&W from 1875-1912, the U.S. Army ordered nearly 8,000 in the … Continue reading

UBERTI 1890 REMINGTON REVOLVER REPRODUCTION

The Colt Single Action Army was the king of revolvers in the year of 1890. Remington; however, was not ready to concede to the popularity of the Colt SAA just yet. Thus, was born the Remington Model 1890 New Model … Continue reading

SMITH & WESSON MODEL 617, .22 CALIBER, SKU: 160584

In all my years of shooting, I have never owned a .22 caliber double-action revolver. I have shot them, but never owned one. I do have an older Ruger Single-six Descapotable that will shoot .22 (short, long, and long rifle) … Continue reading

HANDGUN SIGHTS – FIXED OR ADJUSTABLE?

So, you just got your brand-spankin’ new pistol in and you are at the range to try it out for the first time. The pistol has fixed sights, but you knew that when you bought it, and it really didn’t … Continue reading

RUGER REDHAWK SQUARE CLASSIC PANEL SILVERBLACK CHECKERED BY THE ALTAMONT COMPANY

In my review of the Ruger Redhawk, a range rental revolver that I had purchased, the original grips (Hogue Bantam) were changed out to the Hogue Monogrip. The Hogue Monogrip is a much larger grip that would help me hold … Continue reading