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The Efficacy of the Partial Load for the Revolver

The Efficacy of the Partial Load for the Revolver

With a revolver, reloads are slow. Unless you are one of a handful of very skilled wheel gunners, a reload, even with a speedloader, is usually a 4 second affair. That is a long time, especially compared to the easily attainable 2.5 second reload on a bottom feeder semi auto. I fully understand that reloads…

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Revolver Reloads: Using Speed Strips

Revolver Reloads: Using Speed Strips

An obvious and undeniable limitation of the revolver, particularly the small-frame revolver, is limited ammunition capacity. The second and related limitation is the fact that it is an extremely slow gun to reload. Yes, I know, Jerry Miculek can reload a revolver quickly, but I remind the reader that even he, the modern master of…

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