This is a discussion on The Superduper Snubbie thread within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Old School Nothing fancy. A 3rd Generation 1974 Colt Detective Special bought a couple of weeks ago dirt cheap. ... My long ...
I have a Ruger Security Six in 9mm with a 2 3/8" barrel. I carried it concealed for about 30 years, until I bought my Glock 19, and still find myself packing it every once in a while. It uses half-moon clips and I just drop 4 in my pocket when I carry. I've never seen another Ruger 9mm revolver but mine.
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"A heavily armed citizenry is not about overthrowing the government; it is about preventing the government from overthrowing liberty. A people stripped of their right of self defense is defenseless against their own government." -source
After 42+ years of shooting I find myself using my snubbies more often than anything else. Had one too many reliable semi autos not fire at times. Too much to go wrong from springs, extractors, lubrication, mags, ammo, limp wresting, etc.. I can put my snubbie in a drawer and it will fire 20 years later.
This is my little collection, hoping that I can add more as time goes by.
I don't have a picture but I do have a snubbie that I carried for about 30 years. It's a Ruger Stainless Speed Six in 9mm that I bought in 1973 and it uses half-moon clips. I still have the original Bianchi pistol-pocket that I bought and carry it at times and I just drop a few clips in my pocket and I'm on my way.
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With all these Rugers, here is a Speed Six 357. I sold this one, but my Mother has its' twin.
My S&W 438 with esmarelda grips