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Double-Action...

Admittedly, the Single-Action (SA) revolver is my favorite because of its strength, simplicity and the sentimentality I hold for it.
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Tickling Yer’...

Single-action (SA) revolvers are renowned for their strength, simplicity and durability.
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Frontier Knives,...

Every writer I’ve visited seems to have plenty of “stuff” within arm’s reach of their writing quarters to be admired,
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E-Z Powder Coating

Powder Coating (PC) is simply the process of treating your cast bullets with a baked-on polymer coating. This coating acts as the bullets’ lubricant as it...
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Mag-Na-Port Montage

Just as the budding of new growth strikes a boy’s fancy to the opposite sex every spring, the brilliant colors of fall gnaw at the primal urge in...
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.41 Mag Slugs

Like most of my obsessions, it started by thumbing through a gun magazine — certain articles grab our attention, refusing to let go.
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The Classic...

When it comes to cast bullets, the term “Keith” bullet has morphed into any slug resembling a semi-wadcutter (SWC) design.
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Potluck Pickens

Pecking at my keyboard on a daily basis gives me instant access to the internet.
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Kalahari Safari

Just hearing the word Safari conjures visions of deepest, darkest Africa in all her splendor.
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Skinner Sights...

Andy Larsson — head honcho and chief floor sweeper at Skinner Sights — has the uncanny ability of knowing what shooters want, before said shooters even...
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Fighting Frustration

Sometimes, we all have bad days at the range — we get frustrated. Rather than waste our time (and money), here are a few tips for how to end things on a...
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A Single-Seven...

Admittedly, it was John Taffin (JT) who roped me into reading American Handgunner and GUNS Magazine so many years ago.
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Fixin’ Messes,...

It’s early April as I write this and everyone’s donning surgical masks and gloves, bottles of hand-sanitizer holstered, ready for fast-drawing the...
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Round butts Are Best

Round-butted snubbies are the stuff dreams are made of, especially for nostalgic old Coppers. Compact, they have a comforting, familiar heft when loaded...
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Cast Bullet Accuracy

By now you’ve observed my affinity and affliction for the humble cast bullet. I’ve always tried to be as self-reliant as possible, even as a kid.
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Tips & Tales on ...

For many, 2015 became a colossal year when Ruger relented, finally releasing the long awaited 5-shot, single-action Bisley.
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DIY Skinner...

Never being “by the book,” for 27 years I considered departmental regulations as guidelines for cops lacking problem-solving skills, discretion or the...
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Honoring Larry Kelly

More than hunks of machined steel, guns bond us with the past like the proverbial time machine.
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