The snubnose .38 special revolvers are considered self defense handguns. The company Colt, Smith & Wesson came out with the double action revolvers in 1877. By 1927 the six-shot detective special was introduced, it was a design influenced from the .38 police positive special. The snubnose .38 special has been around for some time now and is recognizable to most men and woman. A very popular gun that is often used in many films as early as the 1920s, this gun is a light weight compact unit that is owned my many Americans and other people around the world. The .38 special is also an easy weapon to conceal which can at times be a very good thing or a very bad thing. It would be a very good thing because police officers, detectives, and other state officials can easily carry this weapon with ease and good support. The very bad thing is the exact opposite, for criminals this is an awesome weapon to have on hand to conceal from police or from clerks when robbing a store. The .38 special comes with either a 4 inch barrel or a 2 inch barrel. The 4 inch barrel you could not fit in your pocket, but the 2 inch could go in a pocket with ease or in a purse for add protection for independent woman. It has a six barrel chamber and come with a stainless steel body design as seen above. The snubnose .38 special is a stylish gun to own for a man or a woman to own. In this tutorial you will learn "how to draw a revolver" with step by step instructions. Unfortunately our civil rights as we know it is being taken away from us with each day that passes. It is our constitutional right to bear arms in the privacy our being and our home. Sadly the government is working real hard to disarm the American people to leave them defenseless from enemies foreign and domestic.