The backup gun is a second handgun, normally carried concealed, used as a supplement to a primary handgun that may be carried openly or concealed, depending on the circumstances.
In this final part, Massad Ayoob wraps up is final thoughts on why the Model 27 will always remain a significant piece of firearms history.
In Part III of this excerpt from Massad Ayoob's Greatest Handguns of the World, the author looks at the accuracy and shootability of the Model 27 .357 Magnum.
The very first .357 Magnum is still first in the hearts and minds of many advocates of that caliber. This milestone revolver continues to morph into the future.
Open carrying a handgun carries with it special risks and considerations. Massad Ayoob provides tips to stay safe while you stay armed.
If you choose to carry an exposed handgun in public where the law allows, can you keep yourself safe even more safely? Massad Ayoob says you can, and shows you how.
In all kinds of weather, pocket carry makes sense. For many, it's the ideal answer.
Massad Ayoob gives you five key secrets essential for proper handgun control when faced with a violent attacker. Power stance, high hand, crush grip and front sight, smooth roll. Recover these lost secrets and watch your combat handgun skill increase.
Mostly praised for its features and functionality, the new S&W Military & Police may be notable for something even more important: a manufacturer's willingness to listen to the end users of its product.