New From Colt: Cobra .38 Revolver

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While the barrier to entry is certainly high, enterprising companies still get into the revolver business from time to time. Last year it was Kimber with their impressive K6s. This year…

Made in Connecticut: Colt’s House Pistol

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Also known as the Colt Cloverleaf, the Colt House Pistol was a small 4-shot single-action revolver chambered for .41 short/long rimfire.  The image above is a typical example.

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 1.

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In my last post, I laid out what I plan to do for the next 30 days. Before we begin, I think it bears a few words about how I…

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Hollywood Hooey: The Phantom (SyFy)

I’m blowing off a little steam tonight, watching the SyFy network, with one of their original movies – an updating of the Phantom franchise as what was apparently a two-part…

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Gun Review: 1903 Colt Automatic .32 Hammerless Pistol

Pretty Woman is a fabulous movie. A hooker with a heart of gold and no social diseases? Well grow my hair and call me Rapunzel. One of Pretty Woman’s most…

Video Gun Review: Colt 1903

Full review on Monday.

Full review on Monday.

When you make a (meager) living watching movies and then writing about them, you see a lot, a lot, a lot of movies. Many of them are crap. Many of those crappy films get crappy sequels. Whether it’s just part of the job or a facet of my masochism, I greedily eat up all the sequels, even to movies I didn’t like. Case in point, Smokin Aces 2, the sequel to the obviously named Smokin Aces, a film which I thought was a jumbled mess of action and, ultimately, a failure on the entertaining front. What I learned from the sequel, and many terrible sequels before it, is that entering the experience with low expectations is a godsend. So, as you may have gleaned, Smokin Aces 2 isn’t good. But how bad is it, really?

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BangBang Cinema: Smokin Aces 2 – Assassin’s Ball

When you make a (meager) living watching movies and then writing about them, you see a lot, a lot, a lot of movies. Many of them are crap. Many of…

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