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  1. [Self Defense] Handguns vs OC spray: which is more effective?

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    https://youtu.be/D7NqmXejE-Y Looks like handguns are more effective forms of self defense, poking around the web. Some pretty sobering information here: https://www.learnaboutguns.com/2008/05/11/self-defense-tools-guns-vs-tasers-vs-pepper-spray/ And here...
  2. Carrying Revolver Reloads in a GHB/BOB

    Firearms General Discussion
    Hello internet. I did a search, but didn't find anything that specifically addressed this, so here were go. Let's start with background here. What got me thinking on this is my own current situation. I'm going to be going to college this fall, so my entire GHB is having to be reorganized and...
  3. .44 Magnum for Home - Property Self-Defense / Open Carry: Yay or Nay?

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    This curiosity came from the recent .44 load thread, I didn't want to derail it. What are your thoughts on a .44 magnum for home / personal property self defense, and open carry? Model 629, Colt Anaconda or similar.
  4. Revolver Choice for SHTF

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    So I was wondering about what SHTF revolvers you guys are using. Who's using revolvers with a loading gate vs revolvers with a cylinder that cranes out? Single action? Single\Double? Double action only? Any that stand out from the get what you pay for game? Mostly curious cause I'm looking...
  5. Picked up my first Revolver

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    Ruger LCR .38 Special ($399 OTD)... Just ordered a ankler holster for it. It will be a backup most of the time, but it might be my only cc at times. Any recommendation on a IWB holster?
  6. Colt Python Elite 6" Blued Value?

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    Hey everyone, I need some help in placing a value on the Colt Python Elite with a 6" barrel and blued finish. Its in 99% condition and doesn't even look to have been fired. I have the opportunity to get it for what to seems to be a good deal and was wondering what you all would consider a good...
  7. Best home defense is a Butt Kickin Cowgirl

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    my friend "Cowboy" (he is a retired professional Rodeo Rider, a friend of Willy Nelson,, and the guitar player in my band) is encouraging me to sell some of my guns and get some cowboy guns and join him in Cowboy Action Shooting for ****s and giggles. I think I just may, but not lookin forward...
  8. Best use for a Single action Revolver

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    Practicing Gun Spinning A fun hobby to practice that doesn't waste precious ammo. I'm still practicing. Can't catch good with my left hand yet.
  9. whats a good revolver for 400$

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    im wanting to know what to look for at our upcoming gun show. im looking for a revolver in .38 with a hammer. also one with a 4" barrel (or just not a snub nose) i got 400$ to buy the gun, dident know if yall had any ideas? ive read up on how to tell if a revolver is worn out. but not to...
  10. opinions on revolver for mother (ladies thoughts appreciated )

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    Hey gun experts , I am looking for opinions on a revolver for my mother , currently she has my charter arms 44 special , I let her keep but am going to buy her one of her own She is getting up there in years so I am concerned about her dealing with recoil , what do you all think the ideal...
  11. S&W revolver trigger turning black

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    I have a S&W 686 that I bought a month ago brand new. I looked at the trigger today and it is starting to blacken or oxidize. Its only on the trigger and firing hammer. Is that normal? I've not fired the gun yet ? See pic and thanks in advance.
  12. S & W 686 vs Ruger GP100 both 6inch

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    I need help. I have a deposit on a S&W 686 used 6inch revolver (pre safety lock) , but have the option to get a brand new ruger gp100 . I like the trigger on the SW but don't hate the one on Ruger either. The Smith is $600 vs Ruger $675. My main concern is the Smith being used even though it...
  13. Taurus .357 Mag descision.

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    I am on the market for a mid priced revolver. I own numerous semi auto handguns, but no revolvers. I've basically narrowed it down to the Taurus model 66. Each of the two shops I frequent have one. The first is blued, with a 4" barrel, for $450 (transfer included). The second is a stainless...
  14. Rate the Firearm above You

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    Rate the firearm above you. This is how it goes, rate the firearm posted above you, 1~10, 10 being the highest rating. Don't forget to post another firearm for the next user to rate on...
  15. Old Charter Arms Bulldog .44spl. for SHTF?

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    I've yet to find a good, solid, reliable .357 revolver within my price range of no more than $350. In our local secondhand news in which people commonly overprice guns and ammo to oblivion, there's an Old model Charter Arms 3 inch Bulldog in .44 special for $300 bucks. I have done some research...
  16. Sp 101 rocks!!!

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    Just tested out our new Ruger SP101 snubby. Totally awesome...
  17. Affordable SHTF Revolvers....

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    So... I think I'm going to skip the long intro this time about me being 13 and get right to the point, because i'm extremely angry:mad:. Not at any specific person, at everything. Last saturday, I went to a local gun shop for gun appreciation day. "I" sold my Mosin Nagant 91/30 for 90 bucks. Saw...
  18. Taurus vs S&W .357 revolver for beginner?

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    There are probably hundred of threads like this out there, but I'm having trouble finding good information. I'm 18 years old, and my very kind mom has agreed to purchase a wheel gun for me on my behalf. I know that Smith and Wesson revolvers are generally made to a higher standard than the...
  19. EAA Windicator .357?

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    As most of you know, i've been looking for a good, inexpensive .357 revolver for SHTF and as a glovebox/nightstand gun. My requirements are: It needs to be durable and strong (as most revolvers are), have a decent trigger pull, have reasonable accuracy up to around 10-15 yards, maybe 20, and go...
  20. .357 Magnum vs. .38 Special?

    Pistol and Revolver Forum
    I'd like to start off by saying that this is NOT another one of those pointless "which is better" threads (whew :cool:) I'm just going to ask which would be better for my needs. I realize that with a .357 Magnum you can shoot either for more versatility, but I really only intend for it to be a...
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