Rock Island Auction Company quietly accomplished a remarkable feat in December, with sales totaling more than $12 million dollars, an accomplishment outdone only by the company's 2013 grand total, a staggering $48 million in gun auction sales for the year.
When it comes to concealed carry handguns, semi-auto pistols aren't the only models flying off the shelves. In some parts of the country, there is a big demand for defensive revolvers, as well.
A Colt 1861 Navy revolver at a $700 asking price is a fine gun, and a worthwhile addition to any gun collection. But what does the gun enthusiast who doesn’t have that kind of money to spend on one gun do? Consider the affordable antique .22 caliber 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.
When the semi-automatic pistol emerged in the early 20th century, revolvers took a back seat in military, home and personal defense. Revolver expert Grant Cunningham suggests it’s time to reconsider.
Even in this age of the polymer wonder pistol, the revolver has some advantages that are not easily dismissed.
Aimpro Tactical makes a unique handgun even more unique, customizing the Taurus Judge to feed smoother and look sharper.
Here's what to consider as you shop for your next new revolver for concealed carry.
If you’re toying with the idea of adding revolvers to your lineup, whether for target fun, a concealed carry backup, or even your main sidearm, then author Grant Cunningham’s Gun Digest Book of the Revolver should be a must-read before you open your wallet.