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Old January 20, 2015, 08:41 PM   #1
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The New Wave of Revolver Tech

Being on the cutting edge of all that is ridiculous in revolvers is tough, but I think I have finally succeeded. Now only one question remains: Who's going to make me a holster for this Franken-revolver?

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Old January 20, 2015, 08:51 PM   #2
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That's quite a tool you have there. How bout adding a crimson trace laser grip and maybe an x300 mounted at 3:00? Just a thought.
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Old January 20, 2015, 08:52 PM   #3
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Sadly they don't yet make a Crimson Trace for these guns.
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Old January 20, 2015, 08:54 PM   #4
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Looks like it's missing something...hmmm....Oh yeah where's the grenade launcher?
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Old January 20, 2015, 09:04 PM   #5
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You can paint it white for a star wars prop. Just kidding the Rhino shoots really well. I don't know about less recoil and all the things Chiappa claims but it is an accurate pistol. Any 357 mag pistol is going to make have a large muzzle blast and make enough noise that you will not notice a slight reduction in recoil. I will say I have never passed on a opportunity to shoot a Rhino, even if I had to use the ammo out of my EDC.
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Old January 20, 2015, 09:39 PM   #6
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Tech-vs-tradition?

about 50% of liking revolvers is liking theirlooks and when function interferes with form, friction begins...
Take a Single Action, the probable mostchanged "Look" is the '58 Remington. the angled section just changes the look of a revolver completely yet it preforms a very vital function, reenforcing the loading lever, so it was widely accepted even when Cartriges were introduced. The pictured revolver is just WAY over the top even though the barrel reduces kick so much, it cannot be overlooked , yet the overall look is disturbing to a revolver fan.
Maybe it's too soon for this alteration of the norm? Yea, just too soon to be a success!
I remember watching a Movie with Charles Bronson caresses and rubs a hammerless 'Smith on his face! Very sensual, eh?
Well it's just how deep the affair between gun and man goes...
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Old January 20, 2015, 10:25 PM   #7
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yet the overall look is disturbing to a revolver fan.
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I remember watching a Movie with Charles Bronson caresses and rubs a hammerless 'Smith on his face! Very sensual, eh?
Well it's just how deep the affair between gun and man goes...
I remember the first Glock too. People felt the same about it and some still do. Makes me wonder if Chiappa may not be ahead of it's time!

I can say one thing with certainty, Rhinos shoot nice!
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Old January 21, 2015, 12:13 AM   #8
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Still rather have a Mateba w/ a couple of spare cylinders for the quick-reload capability...
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Old January 21, 2015, 07:42 AM   #9
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I see that and all I can think of is an Elgin Cutlass Pistol and that your planning on repelling boarders from your boat.
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Old January 21, 2015, 12:10 PM   #10
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Looks like something Jayne Cobb would carry on the Firefly-class Serenity to replace his modified LeMat or back up his beloved Vera.

http://images4.fanpop.com/image/phot...-1920-1200.jpg

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Old January 21, 2015, 12:20 PM   #11
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You know, for just a little more money you can do the paperwork to make it an AOW - then add a vertical foregrip to the rail that includes a light and laser.
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Old January 21, 2015, 12:43 PM   #12
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I see that and all I can think of is an Elgin Cutlass Pistol and that your planning on repelling boarders from your boat.
Who says that's not what it's for?
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Old January 21, 2015, 12:47 PM   #13
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You know, for just a little more money you can do the paperwork to make it an AOW - then add a vertical foregrip to the rail that includes a light and laser.
An interesting idea, but I would be lost without my mini-bayonet!
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Old January 21, 2015, 12:49 PM   #14
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Bring back the Mateba already. Give me that sweet awesome tech from the eighties in .357 magnum and .44 magnum.

The Rhino could have been made with better looking lines and form, but the design guys really wanted to stick out as I am of the opinion. It's too campy for my tastes.

Now start making Matebas.
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Old January 21, 2015, 12:51 PM   #15
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Looks like something Jayne Cobb would carry on the Firefly-class Serenity to replace his modified LeMat or back up his beloved Vera.

http://images4.fanpop.com/image/phot...-1920-1200.jpg

http://24.media.tumblr.com/fdeb82479...w0zeo1_250.gif
great series! ahead of it's time as well.

on a side note, I wonder if there's anything that can be done with the trigger pull on a rhino. my friend and his wife each have one. (he's got the 4, hers is the 6) but dang do they have tough pulls to my opinion. On the bright side, the lower bore does seem to actually help the recoil.
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Old January 21, 2015, 01:02 PM   #16
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great series! ahead of it's time as well.

on a side note, I wonder if there's anything that can be done with the trigger pull on a rhino. my friend and his wife each have one. (he's got the 4, hers is the 6) but dang do they have tough pulls to my opinion. On the bright side, the lower bore does seem to actually help the recoil.
Not sure what's going on there. Mine has a wonderful trigger.
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Old January 21, 2015, 01:49 PM   #17
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I'll make you a holster for it as soon as my unicorn hide order comes in.
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Old January 21, 2015, 02:28 PM   #18
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Not crewed served enough. Add more do-dads.
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Old January 21, 2015, 03:38 PM   #19
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How about a single point sling instead of a holster?

You know, for when things tactical.
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Old January 21, 2015, 04:06 PM   #20
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Straight out of Borderlands.
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Old January 21, 2015, 04:16 PM   #21
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Straight out of Borderlands.
I could totally see tiny Tina wielding 2 of those!
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Old January 21, 2015, 05:28 PM   #22
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I think the red dot needs an offset mount. You're really missing out big time.
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Old January 21, 2015, 07:00 PM   #23
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More do-dads, slings and offset mounts. I'll look into all this! It may take some time though.....
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Old January 21, 2015, 07:04 PM   #24
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Sadly they don't yet make a Crimson Trace for these guns.
Can you squeeze a small rail mounted laser on the remaining bit of rail in front of the mount for the pig sticker?
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Old January 21, 2015, 07:10 PM   #25
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Bring back the Mateba already. Give me that sweet awesome tech from the eighties in .357 magnum and .44 magnum.

The Rhino could have been made with better looking lines and form, but the design guys really wanted to stick out as I am of the opinion. It's too campy for my tastes.

Now start making Matebas.
YES! EXACTLY!

You know, the patents on all the Mateba features should have expired by now, how can we get S&W to make an updated version utilizing their ScAl & Ti alloy technologies that they've used so successfully in their other revolvers to keep the weight within reason and give it better handling qualities? It's going to be a costly handgun anyway, they might as well make it a premium handgun for the new millennium on the level of the Colt Python from the last century...
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