Gun Review: EAA Windicator .38 Special/.357 Magnum Revolver

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In regard to the third “F” in Fit, Function, and Finances… does a quality gun necessarily have to be expensive?   We’ll take a look at that question in this review of the EAA Windicator .38 Special/.357 Magnum Revolver.

Aside from the firearms I’ve used in conjunction with my military career, I’ve spent my “other” shooting career focused on firearms for competition, sporting, and personal defense.  As such, I’ve spent only a fraction of that time shooting revolvers.  I have noted, however, that a growing number of clients are interested in learning about revolvers for per395087sonal defense.  I must admit that I have also become increasingly interested in carrying a revolver for camping or while out at the cabin due to their durability, reliability, and wide variety of ammunition, which includes snake-shot, which cannot be fired through semi-automatic pistols.

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When should you start teaching kids to shoot?

Victoria Barks, teaching kids to shoot, gun safety

Over the years, we’ve watched a variety of techniques used in teaching kids about gun safety and how to shoot.  Here are some best practices on imparting responsible gun handling to children. In the paragraphs below, you will see that our recommendations are categorized by age groups.  These categorizations are only guidelines.  Since children develop at different rates, maturity and focus should be your guidelines when considering the material below.

Victoria (photo inset) was not born with a gun in her hand, but at 15 (when this photo was taken) she had better gun handling skills and technical ability than many adults who attend our courses.  That did not happen by accident.  Her parents were committed to teaching their kids to shoot. More importantly, next year when she heads off to college, serves in the military, or moves out of her parents house, she will take the understanding of safe, … Read more »