Returning home from WWII, my father had an Ithaca 1911 and a Smith and Wesson Victory.
He used both until around ago 90, carried the 1911 when we...
Thoughts on how that front site mounts and works ?
Ruger LCR, for me.
Carry in a pocket holster in a vest,
Often forget I have it.
Hornady, 110 gr FTX.
Can always punch the center out of
Needed a new firearm to ride in the back of passenger seat bag in my commuting vehicle.
Favor a single action revolver.
Looked at various ruger...
IMHO- shoot !!
Then fondle, while cleaning.
Has Hodgdon's load data access changed?
Had it bookmarked on my iPad,
Touch the link,
Up would pop the data to mine by caliber, bullet, powder...
Have been shooting a penultimate revolver for a dozen years or so,
An FA83 in 41 Mag. Accurate, comfortable to shoot, reliable- it is my deer...
BuffaloBore appears to have this in stock ?
38 SPL P+, 158 gr- swchp ?
Personal experience with each makers' 180 gr cast load. I rarely purchase any factory loads, a couple years ago had the need for a heavy hunting...
Agree- Underwood is cheaper, get what you pay for.
Buffalo Bore is more consistent and generally a better load,
Just depends upon your need.
I too have shot my Chrony.
For 38 SPL, I prefer 140-145 gr bullet of TCFP shape.
The flat point acts like an LBT design, cone helps with...
For my Vaquero 357, 5.5" - load a 38 SPL p+ head stamp case with 6 gr of Silohoutte and 145 gr TCFP (OTB) bullet. Get approx 950 fps- seems to be...
Have had a similar issue.
When I can, cock my revolver inside/under my jacket or coat- slowly.
Even in an insulated hand warmer muff.
Why does it seem like when we all carried M10s (precursors or parallel models)- the world was a better place ?
For "heavy hitter" loads, I suggest heavier bullets.
The Montana bullet -240 gr LBT or
The CPC 250 gr LBT are both good examples.
Number needed= N+1
Working man or woman,
Retired man or woman,
Leisure man or woman,
Trust fund man or woman?
Looking for a utility revolver ?
Echo comments from...
#1. I wouldn't call it so much of a "deer load", more like a load I used for deer.
145 gr TCFP, approx 6 gr Silohoutte, Rem 1 1/2 primer -...
In some with adequate case capacity- Agree use of "medium" speed pistol powders can produce some pretty effective loadings, yet not...
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