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    SCCY Marshal: You may have better luck...

    SCCY Marshal:

    You may have better luck loading the 130 grain HST if you use wadcutter brass. The wadcutter brass has a thinner case wall to accommodate the long, cylindrical wadcutter bullet....
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    Dave: Good point about shooting at 50...

    Dave:

    Good point about shooting at 50 yards. Shooting at that distance tends to separate the adults from the children so to speak.

    Being a big fan of the S&W Model 25-2, you have...
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    BillSWPA: Thanks for the ideas. I will...

    BillSWPA:

    Thanks for the ideas. I will take a look at them and see if I can shake something out that covers the need.

    As to concealing wheelguns, I pretty much have gone the custom...
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    Dave: No apologies necessary. Good on...

    Dave:

    No apologies necessary. Good on you for getting your troops the gear they needed to fight and prevail. Thank you for having the fore thought and tenacity to properly equip your...
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    Dave T: Thanks for providing the detailed...

    Dave T:

    Thanks for providing the detailed accounts of the officer involved shootings with the 125 grain magnum load. Information like this is worth preserving. The last shooting you...
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    Wheelgun Challenge V!

    Folks:

    This is the fifth installment in this series. I carried a full size revolver for 6 months as my primary defensive handgun. In my case, I used a Ruger Match Champion GP-100...
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    Bill: 5.7 grains of WW 231 per Ross Seyfried!...

    Bill:

    5.7 grains of WW 231 per Ross Seyfried!

    Bruce
  8. LittleLebowski: "Domo Arigato Gozaimasu" ...

    LittleLebowski:

    "Domo Arigato Gozaimasu" (Formal Japanese: Thank you very much). I look forward to finding a way to repay this kindness.

    Bruce
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    03RN: You bring up a great point. When I...

    03RN:

    You bring up a great point. When I teach, I set up a drill and tell my students that they need to complete the drill. What I leave up to them is "how" to complete the drill. While I...
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    SCCY Marshal: Thanks for the kind words. ...

    SCCY Marshal:

    Thanks for the kind words. Part of he reason I decided to start posting was to preserve some of this knowledge. Ken Hackathorn told me, and I wholeheartedly agree, that...
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    Jim Watson: That's an interesting idea. ...

    Jim Watson:

    That's an interesting idea. I imagine it would look like some of the early S&W Hand Ejectors. The ejector rods on the Ruger Security/Service/Speed Six guns had a similar...
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    Lost River: Thanks! Hope all is well. ...

    Lost River:

    Thanks! Hope all is well.

    Bruce
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    Bill: Yes. I had the pleasure of meeting...

    Bill:

    Yes. I had the pleasure of meeting Bill's sons some years ago. Decent gentlemen all. Here is a link to an obituary for Bill that I added to my website: ...
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    Wheelgun Challenge IV

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    After seeing a bunch of good discussion concerning revolver reloading techniques in the Wheelgun Challenge III thread, I figured I'd post up Wheelgun Challenge IV which discusses that...
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    Folks: Thanks for some great discussion...

    Folks:

    Thanks for some great discussion about reloading techniques. Sometimes its nice to get down in the weeds and see how other folks are solving a particular technique.

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    BillSWPA: That is the subject of my next...

    BillSWPA:

    That is the subject of my next installment. Short answer: Keep the revolver in my dominant hand (right) and reload with my left.

    I'll post that up in a day or so.

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    JRV: I think that the custom work may be...

    JRV:

    I think that the custom work may be the way of the future regarding revolver stuff. I am in the process of getting a horizontal speedloader pouch made up to try. Hopefully, it will...
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    BillSWPA: I am glad you are enjoying the...

    BillSWPA:

    I am glad you are enjoying the Wheelgun Challenge posts. I had fun doing/writing it.

    I think the answer to your observation is that because revolvers have fallen out of...
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    Stephanie B: I try to carry my Comp IIIs...

    Stephanie B:

    I try to carry my Comp IIIs in a vest or jacket pocket most of the time which may explain my success. Once in a great while, I will carry a speed loader in a trouser pocket. I...
  20. Blues: Good to hear about your local...

    Blues:

    Good to hear about your local Sheriff's Office. I just completed my yearly LEOSA qualification in western Montana. The folks that ran it were professional and switched on. One of...
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    Wheelgun Challenge III

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    What follows is the third installment. I had hoped to post these about once every week, but my laptop died and I was out of the loop computer wise for a bit. Enjoy.

    "This...
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    RickR: Agreed to the quaint...

    RickR:

    Agreed to the quaint challenges. As to seeking cover, I agree. I also think that most folks who carried revolvers and fought with them tended to carry multiple guns. As I...
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    Inspector71: I believe the number was 60....

    Inspector71:

    I believe the number was 60. I also think that deactivated red handle revolvers were used for that purpose. By the time I came into the hiring process, the switch to semiauto...
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    revchuck38: Thanks for educating me on...

    revchuck38:

    Thanks for educating me on the differences between those two types of loaders. I'm glad you enjoy my posts.

    Bruce
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    RexG: Thanks for sharing those insights. ...

    RexG:

    Thanks for sharing those insights. The hard won knowledge that Officers Lokie and Bankston shared with you is invaluable. Much of our collective knowledge and wisdom is disappearing...
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