Author Archives: Grant Cunningham

Grant Cunningham

About Grant Cunningham

Grant Cunningham is a world-renowned revolversmith and certified Combat Focus Shooting instructor, with experience teaching general self defense with handguns and revolver-specific courses. His articles and photographs have been published in Concealed Carry magazine, the Personal Defense Network project, and on his popular website, grantcunningham.com.

The Galco VHS, or Vertical Shoulder Holster System is ambidextrous and can be purchased for a wide range of pistol and revolver models.

Shoulder Holsters and Carry Angle

Shoulder holsters can be configured to carry handguns vertically (with the muzzle pointing straight up or straight down), horizontally, or at a 45-degree angle. Grant Cunningham explains the pros and cons.

Ask any five shooters what’s the best gun for self defense, and you’ll get six different answers!

Picking the Right Concealed Carry Gun

Choosing a concealed carry gun is really about reaching the right balance for you. You have to consider size, power, efficiency and capacity in your deliberations, and each variable affects the others. Here are 23 pro-con arguments to consider in the eternal autoloader vs. revolver debate.

Speedloader techniques for revolvers.

Speedloader Techniques for the Revolver

The most efficient way to recharge your revolver is to use a speedloader. The speedloader inserts all rounds into the cylinder simultaneously and greatly reduces the fiddling necessary to get bullet noses started into their chambers.

Is +P Ammo right for you?

Concealed Carry: What About +P Ammo?

The idea behind the +P is to add enough energy to reliably deliver an expanded bullet deep enough to do its job. It doesn’t have to be a lot of extra energy - it just has to be enough. Here's what you need to know.

Even in this age of the polymer wonder pistol, the revolver has some advantages that are not easily dismissed.

5 Advantages of the Revolver

Even in this age of the polymer wonder pistol, the revolver has some advantages that are not easily dismissed.