38 Special +P vs. 357 Magnum AKA Reloading Self Defense Rounds For The Snub Nose Revolver

38 Special +P vs. 357 Magnum AKA Reloading Self Defense Rounds For The Snub Nose Revolver

The common internet myth is that there is no discernible difference in velocity between the 38 special +p and the 357 magnum out of a sub 2″ revolver. The late, great, Stephen A. Camp addressed this with authority here:  .38 Snub Vs. .357 Snub and this writeup would not be complete without including it. I … Continue reading

The Charter Arms Bulldog 44 Special

The Charter Arms Bulldog 44 Special

The 44 Special round was introduced in 1908. It was revived by Skeeter Skelton and made famous by Elmer Keith in the 50’s and as a direct result of his hand loading of the cartridge, the 44  Magnum was born. The Charter Arms Bulldog was introduced in 1973. It quickly became a top seller throughout … Continue reading

Maintenance and Cleaning of the Ruger LCR

Maintenance and Cleaning of the Ruger LCR

Cleaning and maintaining the Ruger LCR revolver is simple and easy. Required Tools and Equipment Cleaner of Choice. I use Hoppes #9 Lube Of Choice. I use SLP 2000 EWL Bore Brush, Rod,  and Cleaning Patches Tooth Brush Flat Head Screw Driver 1/8″ or Smaller Punch and Hammer. I use a 1/16″ Torque Wrench that … Continue reading

Ruger LCR 357 Long Term Review

Ruger LCR 357 Long Term Review

So my trusty LCR 357 has surpassed the 4000 round mark recently.  I wrote a few articles on the revolver, such as what speedloaders work with it, and a 2500 round review, but I wanted to revisit it. I will probably do regular updates on it in the future as I continue to increase the … Continue reading

Beretta Nano Vs Sig P290RS. A Detailed Comparison.

Beretta Nano Vs Sig P290RS. A Detailed Comparison.

FINAL UPDATE 10/23/2014 I will preface this with: Sig Sauer customer service sucks and I will NEVER EVER buy another Sig. They just got in the same boat as Taurus. Nobody has ever reached out to me, nobody has returned my calls as promised. Andy stonewalled me when I asked for a supervisor. I responded … Continue reading