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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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ShockStop System For Smith & Wesson J-Frame Lasergrips

My first concealed carry gun was a Smith & Wesson Model 640-1. That little 5-shot J-Frame in .357 Mag. was a dream to carry and really, really accurate, but it was a bitch to shoot. Let’s face it, snub-nose .357s kick hard and they’re tough to aim because of the short sight radius. When Crimson Trace came along a few …