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Throwback Thursday—Choosing a Survival Gun

With reliability topping the list, a survival gun ideally needs to handle a steady diet of a common caliber, but what else does a gun-to survival gun need? Most important, how does your selection for the ultimate go-to survival gun compare with ours?

Picture shows a silver Derringer with rosewood grips.

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Throwback Thursday—Snake Guns

It is common to carry a gun in the field in case you run across a snake. Some chose a shotgun, while others carry their trusty .22 LR rifles. There are many new guns that are easily carried on the hip that are perfect snake slayers. Derringers made by Bond Arms and the Taurus Judge are two of those handguns. The author explores their reasons for believing the .45 Long Colt and .410 Bore are the perfect calibers for killing snakes.

Silver barreled, black gripped Taurus Judge on a white background

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The Taurus Judge

Many reputed “experts” have derided the Taurus Judge as a pistol that tries to do too many things and instead accomplishes none of them very well. Check out this post to see if you agree or disagree.