Why Don’t You Carry A Backup Gun?

Millions of Americans conceal carry a gun every day. And that number keeps growing. Unfortunately, fewer people carry a spare backup gun. Innovations in smaller, lighter guns firing potent cartridges, along with my training, have sold me on the idea of a backup gun. And should cause you to consider one as well. I remember […]

The Truth About Derringers

By BLoving I spotted a customer leaning over the glass case displaying the pocket-sized .380s of various makes. Asking her what sort she was shopping for, she indicated a Taurus PT738 TCP. “I’d like to see that derringer right there” she said, tapping on the glass and pointing at it. My tongue twisted in my […]

A Tour of Bond Arms in Granbury, TX

Bond Arms makes derringers. And Bullpup pistols, like the one Jon reviewed here. Back in October I visited their manufacturing facility up in Granbury, Texas, about two-and-a-half hours north of me, and found out how the sausage is made . . . Full disclosure, I’m at Robert’s house and he’s fed me far too much […]

Top 5 Wild West Guns

Whether you were looking across the table over a pair of aces or riding shotgun delivering the payroll, if you moved west, conquering the continent and fulfilling America’s manifest destiny, you were armed. Or you should have been. While are plenty of gats that laid claim to the title of the gun that “won the […]

Bang, Bang . . . You’re Dead.

When I was a kid, I had what I guess you’d call a good childhood. Two parents that loved me. Good school. Three squares a day. The usual. A big part of growing up revolved around my toy chest, which was filled with guns. Toy guns. Back then, that was not unusual. I had six-shooters […]