When working with a defensive handgun we often focus too much on speed, particularly when it comes time to conduct a reload.
Fitz carried one pair, or the other, every day for his own personal defense, and many other shooters decided to have their defensive revolvers modified in the same manner.
It is a good idea for the defensive handgunner to have some experience in shooting at longer-than-typical distances.
Through careful attention to design, Federal Premium’s engineers were able to create self-defense loads that exhibit specific characteristics sought by the two prominent streams of thought concerning personal protection. The distinctly different loads, HST and Guard Dog, will meet the needs of even the most demanding self-defense practitioner.
Learning how to use handguns for self-defense has been called the "new martial art." But a quality pistol or revolver loaded with reliable ammunition is not a complete self-defense system. Thought should be given to how the gun will be carried, stored and if additional accessories would be useful. Cheaper Than Dirt provides a large selection of handgun support gear from which to choose.