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Revolver

Streetsweeper Shotgun (Video)

November 11, 2013 Ian McCollum 48

It may seem sometimes that I’ve never met a gun I didn’t like…but I can assure you that isn’t the case. The Streetsweeper, for example, is a pretty terrible gun. Originally designed in 1980 by […]

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Commentary

Cavalry Use of Pistols?

October 29, 2013 Ian McCollum 59

Here’s a subject I don’t know much about, and I’m hoping some of the folks reading this can help educate me: cavalry use of handguns. How many groups actually experimented with handguns as a primary […]

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Book review

Book Review: Handguns of the World

September 12, 2013 Ian McCollum 7

I normally don’t have all that much interest in coffee table type gun books – the glossy photos are nice, but they generally don’t have all that much actual information. I had assumed initially that […]

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Revolver

The Sauer Bär Pistol

September 11, 2013 Ian McCollum 19

Today we have a another guest article by Peter Rasmussen, this time on the subject of a unique and little-known pocket pistol dating to 1899. The Bär was designed as a compact gentleman’s defensive arm […]

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Revolver

Union Auto-Revolver Addition

September 8, 2013 Ian McCollum 13

I forgot to post this with the video last week on the Union automatic revolver – it’s a scan of a vintage catalog page from the Union Firearms Company, listing both their automatic revolver and […]

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Revolver

Union Automatic Revolver (Video)

September 2, 2013 Ian McCollum 16

The most well-known historic automatic revolver is the British Webley-Fosbery, but there were other handguns of the type that were put into production. One example is the Union auto-revolver, made in Toledo, Ohio shortly before […]

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Revolver

Landstad 1900 Automatic Revolver

June 14, 2013 Ian McCollum 39

We spent a bunch of time earlier this week covering the Webley-Fosbery “automatic revolver”, and I would like to close out the week with another pistol of that type, but one that’s even weirder than […]