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Is .38 Super sufficiently uncool?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by LRDGCO, Apr 21, 2019.

  1. bannockburn

    bannockburn Member

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    I recall what General Patton said about pearl grips, though it always kind of made me wonder how he knew about such things! And as far as pearl grips go my brother has a nickel plated Colt Model 1908 .380 Pocket Hammerless with factory pearl grips and that gun with those grips is the cat's meow!
     
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  2. 460Shooter

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    It is a little difficult to get excited about a cartridge who’s parent cartridge made it irrelevant to begin with.


    Ohhhhh I just had a wonderful thought. The new Sig P210 chambered in 38 Super.
     
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  3. cfullgraf

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    I learned to love the forty when it is chambered in an M1911 even if it is a squared off Sig 1911.:)

    Ditto for the 357 Sig.

    The extra heft of an M1911 really makes them pussy cats to shoot. I have one of each by the way.
     
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  4. CopperFouling

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    Unfortunately, the .38 Super is not nearly unknown enough to be cool. You need a .310 Cattle Killer or a .45 Wildey Magnum for that. If you visit a range with a .38 Super, all of the millennials will laugh at you. At least you could still tell them to get off of your lawn.
     
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  5. LRDGCO

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    Don't get me back on the .45 Wildey trail again. I went waaaaay down that rabbit hole and almost bought one of the damn things ;-)
     
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  6. Stevie-Ray

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    Except I was using 185 gr SWC practice loads and 200 gr SWC Major loads. Show of hands, how many of you old IPSC types were using 185s or 200s in your Supers?
     
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    You should of almost got a 475 Wildey Magnum too there LRDGCO. ;)
     
  8. Derek Zeanah

    Derek Zeanah System Administrator Staff Member

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    Hugely uncool, so it won't embarrass the other firearms in your safe, and the Your O Peeans will hold their nose up at your choice as you prefer.

    If you're going to go uncool, go really uncool though. Like, blued finish, custom gun:

    Cuscarry.jpg
     
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  9. Demi-human

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    Right. No beaver tail though...:)
     
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