Last Activity:10-03-2011 7:27 PM
Posted in thread: Need some advice on barrel length on 01-28-2011 at 02:59 PM
Yeah, obvious, DaveT. . . :rolleyes: 'Cause they are just everywhere. I can't go into a gun
shop with out having to dig through all those dang 5" S&Ws.I know, just your opinion. :)The
good stuff alway...
Posted in thread: Need some advice on barrel length on 01-20-2011 at 03:49 AM
The obvious answer is a 5", like this 357 Magnum (predecessor to the Model 27) made about 1954,
5" barrel is the best balanced, best looking and most practical barrel length for the N-framed
Posted in thread: Belts??? on 12-24-2010 at 01:54 AM
I can second (or third) the recommendation of the Wilderness Instructor belt. Get the 5-stitch
version as it is the stiffest. I just got a new one at their store that's a bit bigger than the
Posted in thread: DA/SA... What's not to love? on 12-16-2010 at 10:56 PM
My objection to DA/SA handguns is you have to learn 2 quite different trigger pulls. If you
actually learn them, well then you may do well. The vast majority of people I've seen shooting
Posted in thread: Single Actions ONLY!! on 12-01-2010 at 12:07 AM
Can't hardly resist posting a few pictures in this category (smile). Next to N-framed S&Ws I
love Flat-top, 3-screw Rugers for Single Actions and have been lucky enough to acquire a few.
My favorites ...
Posted in thread: Rg 22 on 11-26-2010 at 12:20 AM
For 10 years I had my own firearms training business. People came to me for training and
qualification for concealed carry permits in our State. I never had a student with an RG make
it through the cl...
Posted in thread: 44 Magnum Picture Thread on 09-24-2010 at 08:27 PM
My only 44s with "Magnum" behind the caliber are all 3-screw Flat-top Rugers.Newest to me is
this 7.5" Blackhawk: is this 4 digit 6.5" Blackhawk: is this lightly customized 4-5/8"
Posted in thread: Speed loader>speed strip>moon clips on 09-24-2010 at 08:17 PM
Full Moon clips are the fastest re-load by a wide margin. They are best with the 45 ACP
cartridge loaded with FMJ Ball. The larger chamber mouths and stubby cartridges make for the
fastest reload poss...
Posted in thread: Bob Munden Instinctive Shooting on 09-06-2010 at 07:26 PM
If you practice for as many hours a day, for as many days, months and years he has...you can be
just as good as he is! (smiley face goes here)Dave
Posted in thread: Revolvers and rimless ammo on 08-29-2010 at 06:04 PM
Since the concept of loading rimless cartridges (45 ACP) in a revolver with moon clips (half or
full) dates back to 1917 and the 357 Magnum wasn't introduced until 1935...you might re-think
what you c...