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Fall Fashion Week: S&W 940-1

Back in the day, these were a very hot item. A J-frame revolver that can shoot 9×19. The same caliber as most service pistols.  The theory being this would be a good backup gun. Or desirable for folks who otherwise found themselves being issued / required to shoot 9mm. But there are three big short comings:  The gun is very …

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Second Score of S&W 547 Speed-loaders

Outside of DC I found these NOS HKS 547 speed-loaders! Stunning. The 547 is a rare 9mm revolver. And these HKS loaders will never be made again. I bet these have been sitting on this rack 25 years.  While not Singer 1911 rare, I looked pretty hard over 3 years ago for some HKS 547’s. Haven’t seen any since. Now …

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Nighthawk Custom Teams up with Korth Revolver

OK. I will be the first to admit I am not quite sure what we are looking at here. Is Nighthawk licensing the manufacture of Korth Revolvers or are they the importer? Time will tell. But here is what I know and what I see in the pictures. I know Korth, GmbH has had major issues getting their handguns to …

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Holy Grail Speed Loader — HKS S&W 547 9mm Luger

The S&W K-framed 547 is a rare revolver. It’s not super rare like some registered magnums, but uncommon. The reason being when these were made, they didn’t sell. Back then, nobody…and I mean…nobody…wanted a 9mm Revolver. Everybody wanted a magnum. Or at least a 38 Special. I consider it a small wonder that HKS even made a speed loader for …

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S&W 547 Front Sight Paint

Pro-Tip. I like to shoot accurately. But I also like to shoot fast. As least as fast as I am capable while maintaining accuracy. To facilitate this, you will see me paint the front sight on just about every firearm I can. When you see accomplished shooters who also shoot fast, invariably you find some variation of this upgrade. Be …

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S&W 547 9mm Revolver

    I will start off by saying that I am not a revolver guy. Life and experience has always lead me to more of the automatic side of the fence. That is a reflection of my “universe” in some ways, and of the times we live in as well.  Through pure chance, I happened on a K-frame S&W revolver …