Close Shave on the Range

This may be too far around the barn, but I’ll let you folks decide. I’m always looking for new ways to use a limited number of props in new way on the range. I have a prop (edgeless) straight razor I used to use in the knife/counter-knife classes. Mostly...

Walk-and-Snake Drill

I have been working with a partial unload/reload tip passed along to me some months ago. Fire off all but one, two, or three rounds, open the cylinder and invert the revolver, catch/collect only the un-fired rounds, then touch the ejector rod removing the fired...

Remember the Speed Loader Belt Clip?

One of the unexpected benefits of working with so many fans of both the snub revolver and its shooting history, is the number of unexpected items that get mailed over to us. From time-to-time folks send in all kinds of great (and odd) revolver related items looking to...

Cheating with 2x2x2 Pouches

Elsewhere Keith S, Doug T and I were chatting on the pros and cons of leaving an empty loop between the live rounds when using the loop ammo / belt slide. Keith was kind enough to point out that that he had read elsewhere that for faster reloading, one could load a...

Belt slide loop carrier

For those who don’t get to join me at the area ranges, our Snub Noir shooting events are rather simple though challenging. Seven stages, seven distinct reloading tools, (loops, 2x2x2, speed loaders, etc.,) one mandatory reload per stage, and fifty rounds....

Does anyone have information on this Colt?

From Jim M. I am primarily a S&W snub fan (2×640, 60, 63, 10) plus 3” 586 and 19). I recently found this Cobra in my local pawn/gun shop and for only $550 and couldn’t resist. It locks up tight, needs just a bit of cleaning and I have yet to shoot it. The...