I carried these two revolvers everywhere on a daily basis comfortably concealed for several years and never felt compelled to change my decision. What I like about this revolver is its compact size and .44 Special caliber. This system prevents the hammer from striking the firing pin unless the trigger is pulled fully to the rear. Learn more about our Return My youngest daughter is a cosmetologist so she helped me pick out a tough chip-resistant bright orange nail polish. There are a number of options available today for two-gun carry: primary and backup or what I prefer to call the big gun and little gun. Designed with a one-piece frame for a stronger and more reliable firearm, the Bulldog also came in the potent .44 Special round. The standard configuration for Charter Arms’ revolvers is a 2-inch barrel and fixed sights. Maybe someone makes such a grip; at present, however, it remains a work in progress for me. Mar 5, 2009, Stay in the know with the latest from the Tactical-Life newsletter, 30 Officers Injured, 30 Rioters Arrested Following West Philly Shooting, VIDEO: Modesto Cop Takes 1 Shot Down Walgreens Aisle, Drops Suspect, Auto-Ordnance ‘Commander in Chief’ AR-15 Pays Tribute to Donald Trump, Bushnell Elite Tactical LMSS2: Compact, Pro-Grade Spotting Scope, Tactical Life Gun Magazine: Gun news, gun reviews and gun magazines for gun enthusiasts, military and law enforcement, You use of this website constitutes and manifests your acceptance of our. contiguous 48 states, DC and to all U.S. Military APO/FPO/DPO addresses. In hand, the Classic is lightweight and feels a lot like a .38 Special except for the fatter cylinder which holds five rounds of .44 Special ammo. I took along a variety of practice loads plus two Hornady hollowpoints: the 165 grain Critical Defense FTX and the Custom 180 grain XTP loads. So, I do not have any velocity numbers for you. The Bulldog Classic is Charter Arms’ iconic revolver that was first manufactured in 1973. Range Time Once upon a time, I needed a reliable, concealable fight-stopping capability that could be used at arm’s length to grappling distance. If for any As with other Charter Arms revolvers, the cylinder on the Bulldog rotates clockwise. Among the many places he calls home is http://www.gunsholstersandgear.com/. Email Only Sat I have never seen a Bulldog like the ones you picture. I found their website to be most informative, especially the section titled “Community.” There you will find an especially good write-up on the virtues of the revolver with more educational information than I would usually find in a single source. The Charter Arms Bulldog was always the gun I imagined her carrying. Firearms only. In 1973, it introduced the Bulldog revolver. And the really good news is that Crimson Trace is now offering a Lasergrip for the Bulldog. Using a rest at 15 yards, I was pleasantly surprised to get on average 3-inch groups with 5-rounds with all ammo. The problem is not making the grip thin enough but to make sure there is no portion of the grip in that confined space directly to the rear of the cylinder at all.