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Old 04-18-2012, 09:48 AM   #31
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I can shoot a 1911 better........but for me its no contest on the fun factor.Shooting DA revolvers wins hands-down,no comparison.

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Old 04-18-2012, 10:59 AM   #32
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Wheels guns are a blast , specially when they start shaving lead off and splattering everyone .
They are not that bad , the 22 versions can be a pain if you have fat fingers like me , grab a handfull b/c youll drop half trying to load

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Spainsh knock off of a K-frame in a .32wcf
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I like shooting revolvers because of the less reload time in a fire fight ya changeing mags would be quicker but at the range i can load my H&R sportmans which has nine shots quicker then puttin 15 into my mag. The sportsman is the only one i got at the moment it was my grandfathers. Don't mind it too much but after 90 rounds or so starts to get hard to put rounds in bringin a bore brush with me next time.
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Old 04-18-2012, 11:18 AM   #33
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As to carry, here's my "American Express" (never leave home without it):




And, what it can do, and plenty fast:




Good enough for me!

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What kind of holster is that? I gotta get one.
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Old 04-18-2012, 11:51 AM   #34
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I own and shoot revolvers and have for over 50 years. But to say they can not hang up is just wrong. The cylinders can bind on the center rod and not turn. The hand can over travel or the cylinder latch can fail. Bullets can shift forward and jam the rotation. Cases can stick in the multichamber cylinder and flat ass not eject the empty brass without a hammer. Ejector rods can come loose and disable the arm. Smith had so much trouble with ejector rods they changed the thread pitch a number of times. The floating safety or transfer bar can foul and cause the gun to misfire. They are made by humans not gods so they can fail.
Very true & very well put
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:19 PM   #35
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One of my swat / cc instructor told me he would rather have a hammerless wheel gun b/c in a scuffle the slide can get caught on clothing as can the hammer on both the wheel gun and semi .
Make sense to me ... maybe i should carry the old owl head iver lol

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Owning both revolvers and autos, it is not a simple choice. For edc the S&W 3" model 60 .357 in a Bianchi Shadow holster seems to usually end up on the hip. This is not just because it looks pretty, but it is accurate, its weight is close to my M&P 9, and when it comes to hand it seems to point really well; and equally important, it doesn't get in the way while I try to get some work done. Back home in Northern Minnesota or hunting in CO, there is either a 686 revolver or a 629 in a shoulder rig. They reach out and hit with authority and if it is deer season, I get to smile.
I really enjoy both revolvers and autos in .22 LR caliber.
As the amount of evil doers seems to increase (our sheriff was just in the local paper with concern about the increase in property related crimes), my thoughts do lean in the direction of the .45 and 9 mm autos. I will fess up to keeping the M&P 9 with Crimson Trace handy after dark. (The wife loves her S&W 60 w Crimson Trace.)
Rolling into that medicare age, I am in awe of all the fine handguns we are able to choose from.

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Old 04-18-2012, 03:35 PM   #37
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The revolver does not care what you feed it, from shot loads to mild wadcutter to JESUSCHRIST WHAT IS THAT THING ???
+1 What auto can shoot 20+ calibers...
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I think a lot of women like revolvers because they don't like the perceived "complexity" of an auto, and/or they don't have the strength to comfortably work the slide.

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Wheel guns don't jam; they don't misfeed; and they don't fail to eject.
Wheel guns are very reliable.


...x100....and you don't have to worry about fumbling with a safety or wonder if you've chambered a round when you drag that sucker out in an emergency. It's ready to go.

And not only that...you can drop em off a cliff and they will still fire when you pull the trigger.

Mine's in the kitchen, cooking me dinner right now. So there.
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Mine's in the kitchen, cooking me dinner right now. So there.
LOL! Pics sir, pics.
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