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Opinion: The 2020 Colt Python

We’ve all heard the rumors for years. And now it seems they are coming to fruition. Colt Firearms is re-releasing the Python series of revolvers.  Right off the bat, I think it’s a good business move and they will sell truck loads of them. But the collectors are already crying.  You see…as someone who actually lived through the Colt Python …

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SHS-47: Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 10

What we are looking at on this episode of the Second Hand Showcase is an oldie but a goodie. A model 10 before there were Model 10’s. This gun is calling me. I once took a revolver class with a very, very similarly spec’d out gun (borrowed). And I dominated the field.  It was at that moment when I figured …

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POTD — Revolver w/ Bayonet Attached

Only one thing comes to mind when I see this image, “It’s better than a sharp stick”. You’re Welcome.     Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Know Your Reloader

A friend of mine keeps this in his shop. I don’t know where he got it, but the story is a man brought it in after a kaboom from gun show reloads. I am guessing he wanted to know what his options were as far as the shop fixing it? Replacing it? Warranty work? Yeah. Really. So now it sits. …

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44 Mag Backup

Not all backup guns are pocket rockets. Like they say, the right tool for the job. And a J-farme snub defiantly doesn’t rate in this article. This is a 44 magnum revolver a fellow hunter was toting around as his BUG while looking for “Hogzilla”. He must have been clairvoyant. Because two days later, we all had to go into …

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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 …