Steve Johnson

Founder and Dictator-In-Chief of TFB. A passionate gun owner, a shooting enthusiast and totally tacti-uncool. Favorite first date location: any gun range. Steve can be contacted here.


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  • Martin

    “her post”?

  • B Woodman

    I’m sure that was an advanced pistol design in its day, but that exposed trigger scares the bejeezus out of me.

  • Cymond

    Woodman, the exposed trigger doesn’t matter much since it is a single-action-only gun. You must manually pull the hammer back before it can fire. Pulling the trigger while the hammer is down will have absolutely no effect.

    As a side note, I saw one of the old S&W 22 tip-up revolvers (re-nickeled) at a gun show about a year ago for just $100. That was before I knew what it was and I still can’t stop kicking myself for passing it.