My regular readers (both of them) know that I have a deep, abiding affection for the mini-revolvers of North American Arms (NAA).
Some have said the CZ-75 is the perfect tactical or concealed carry handgun. After you read this article from the 1997 Gun Digest annual book, you might just agree.
For generations the most famous name in pistols has been Luger. To make the statement that it is the world's finest, most accurate, well designed or generally the best pistol would merely be expressing an opinion, but what are the reasons for its popularity? Why has it been accepted as the best and what...
Probably no other area of firearms offers as much diversification as the muzzleloading field. On the one hand, we have the very primitive firearm, such as the matchlock; on the other, we have today's sophisticated muzzleloaders that incorporate the very latest in modern materials and design.
Colt's Police Positive languishes in the shadow of its prettier offspring. But the collectibility of those descendants prove what a sound design the original was.
My favorite snubnose revolver? The Colt Pocket Positive, manufactured from 1905 to 1940. It has one critical attribute that characterizes so many Colt revolvers: Style.
Of all the Hand Ejectors Smith & Wesson ever made, the finest and most well-mannered was the .38 Outdoorsman.