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  1. S&W 686 loose grip issue.

    Revolver Discussions
    Hi all, I have recently bought a Smith and Wesson 686 plus (6 inch) last February; which I havent shot yet having the ranges closed because of the Covid situation and all. I have noticed that the frame feels a little loose from the grip. Is that I should be worried about or is that normal...
  2. A Catch All Thread For Revolver Enthusiasts.

    Revolver Discussions
    Some may be confused by the title of this thread and I'll be honest I originally wanted to ask about why you guys pick revolvers over auto-loaders and what your personal exsperances have been that made you choose to carry a revolver over an auto-loader. But tttthen I got to thinking and looking...
  3. 1911 Recoil vs .357 Magnum

    General Gun Discussion
    I'm looking to buy my first 1911 this holiday. I'm going to try firing one before I buy one, but I've read numerous forum discussions on the recoil of the .45 auto through the 1911 platform. Almost everyone online says it's somewhere between a 9mm and a 357 magnum recoil-wise; not as snappy as...
  4. Newbie Left Handed

    New Members Introduction
    Hello, I am very new to firearms. I have fired a couple of pistols (.22, .357 both revolvers) in my youth, which was more than 30 yrs ago. My wife and I want to buy a handgun or handguns for self defense. We are both left handed. Would it make more sense for us to keep things simple with a...
  5. Antique Revolver

    General Gun Discussion
    Please evaluate this antique revolver....... It works really good and smooth..... Manufactured during 1970s.......
  6. 22 caliber Iver Johnson Please Help!

    Collectors Corner
    Hello, This was my father's gun that he said he had since the early 1950s. I know nothing about guns, but would like to know when this revolver was manufactured and maybe some additional information about it. The gun says "22 CAL". "IVER JOHNSON 50" and there is something that appears to be...
  7. Alright, What do I have here?

    Collectors Corner
    My dad has this gun his dad gave it to him and my dad has no idea where my grandpa got it. He thinks my great grandpa may have brought it here from Serbia in the early 1900s. About the gun: The trigger folds up. You have to cock the hammer to be able to pull the trigger. There is some...
  8. Please help a n00b future gun ownwer.

    General Gun Discussion
    Hello all. As a (hopefully) soon to be gun owner I'm looking for advise on a new purchase. I have 9 years experience in the US Army, firing everything from M4's, M9's, M249's, M240's and the M2 .50 cal. My wife owns a little .380. We've gone to the range a few times, and the last time I...
  9. Hammerless 38sp S&W look alike

    Revolver Discussions
    Can anybody help me with a gun I just traded for?I would like to know who made it and what it is worth. Closest thing I kind find is a hammerless S&W 38sp.It is nickel plated with pearl grips and a ring on the handel l Also on the barrel it says Smith & Wesson cartridges are those that fit best...
  10. Cost Effective Revolvers

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    Lately, i've been going to a lot of gun shows with my dad and im starting to take a liking to revolvers. I dont know much about them. I know a little history. I know how to work them, but what make (Ruger, S&W, Taurus...) is the best quality. im looking for the cheapest revolver that isnt a...
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