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Old 10-26-2012, 12:50 PM   #21
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Really? Why? I thought those disappeared in 1911......
The Air Force still used the .38 revolvers till the late 80's, early 90's. They probably still use them to some degree. DoD is not the only Federal entity purchasing ammo for overseas. The State Department buys 10's of thousands of rounds of ammo to supply emerging nations like Afganistan.
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What kind were they? I want a Air Force .38!!
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In addition!

Being they are the same price range.
Lead can foul the rifling's a lot faster and harder to clean the bore. I would far prefer jacketed bullets either FMJs or HPs.

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What kind were they? I want a Air Force .38!!
They were S&W model 15 "Combat Masterpiece."

Note: These were .38 special, not .38 Long Colt.
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The air force used mostly model tens M&P and few model 15 combat masterpices.They alos used the model 13 m&p known as the aircrew model that was chambered for 357 magnum.They used a fgew of the light weight model 12 as well. All are K frame models.
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In addition to flight crews (they can fire tracer- YES- .38 Spl tracer) to aid in locating downed crewman- revolvers still have limited use by MPs. (plain clothes, investigators, etc) At one time, folks sitting in the missle silos also carried a revolver.
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