There are two main types of revolvers, single action and double action – each coming in every shape and size. Figuring out which one is right for you is a matter of taking stock of your needs and what you plan to use the handgun for.
Whether you're a tenderfoot or an old cowhand, Cowboy Action Shooting has plenty to offer. The fast-moving competition combines the skill of 3-gun shoots and the rich history of the Wild West. Kick up your boots and take a gander at what it takes to be quick on the draw.
Ever wonder what terms like Double-Action, Double-Action-Only, Striker-Fired or Hammer-Fired mean? Watch this video on handgun action types for a clear explanation.
There’s swooning, and then there’s outright hooey and malarky when it comes to praising the Colt Single Action Army. “Ounce for ounce there probably has been more unadulterated baloney written, published, and otherwise disseminated about the Singe Action Colt than any other handgun ever manufactured.”—James M. Triggs, “Colt Single Actions: A Detailed Word and...