I'm looking for a better way to test handloads for my handguns. It would be nice if a Ransom Rest were within reason for me, but it isn't. Therefore I'm using sandbags. Autos seem as though they would be pretty easy to test by simply laying the frame in a groove in the sandbag, but what about testing revolvers? What methods do you guys use? Is a revolver like a rifle in that you shouldn't lay the barrel directly on the bag to shoot it, or does the short length of a revolver (short compared to a rifle) mean that it won't be affected by laying it right on the bag?
Any tips or suggestions would be welcome.