It’s the most wonderful time of the year once again, and while most folks are dreaming of a White Christmas, our holiday fantasies are of something blued. Or nickel. Or stainless. We’re a different breed, you see, but that doesn’t make us any more difficult to shop for. But just in case you need a little guidance in shopping for that designated shootist in your family, we’re here to help. Check out the following suggestions to make your holiday shopping a little less stressful.
- Published over a decade ago, legendary revolver-smith Hamilton Bowen’s excellent book, The Custom Revolver, is out of print. Used copies—when one can be found for sale—are expensive. Thankfully, a digital edition for tablets is now available from Amazon. We’ve been perusing the tome on an iPad, reveling in the detailed information and the discussions of legendary custom revolvers such as Elmer Keith’s No. 5.