Snub Training – A few reader Q’s

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Michael: I have a couple of questions about your suggested “first revolver” EDC: 1. Why a Hip-grip instead of a holster for your primary gun? 2. Why do you recommend wearing the heavier gun on the ankle instead of on the belt? [Side question: Do you have problems with the ankle holster sliding down your […]

Snub Training – Spent brass Q

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Hi Michael, Q 1 – I have been studying your strong hand reloading technique (I am right handed), which I believe is a major contribution to swift and effective reloading. However, I have a question. When bringing the pistol up to perform the ejection, how do you avoid having hot spent shell casings fall into […]

Snub Training – First snub advice

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Hi Michael, I have limited experience with a revolver. My shooting skills are probably intermediate at this point, but beginner for a revolver. I have a few questions if you don’t mind. • What snub revolver do you recommend? • Any downside to “hammerless” revolvers? • I am left handed, do I have other issues […]

Snub Training – Snub as Back-up Gun II

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Yesterday we introduced ten reasons for carrying a second or back-up snub. Lets look at each of these reasons in some more detail. You Run Out of Time The classic example occurred during the FBI Miami shoot out in 1986.  Special Agent Risner ran through his Smith and Wesson 459 pistol and initially found it […]

Snub Training – Snub as Back-up Gun I

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All fights, certainly gunfights, are violent physical encounters.  In the middle of the fight any number of failures can occur.  If there is a Murphy’s Law it is certainly most likely to occur in the middle of a gun battle. Fortunately everything that makes carrying a single snub convenient: small size, light weight, adequate power […]