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Canada gets the good stuff (eventualy)
« on: May 04, 2021, 03:00:46 PM »
Civilize them with a Krag . . .

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Re: Canada gets the good stuff (eventualy)
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2021, 01:53:08 AM »
Thanks Drydock...

this would explain how and why Monty Python actor John Clease was waving around an Adams in the movie Silverado....

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Re: Canada gets the good stuff (eventualy)
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2021, 11:04:13 PM »
The unsatisfactory state of the first batch of Mark I Adams revolvers received by the NWMP is the reason they acquired  30 S&W Russian Model revolvers , to help tide them over until the Mark III Adams relacements were received and issued ... and that, in turn, is why I was so pleased to be able to obtain a repro S&W Russian recently ...

I do have a Mark III Adams (or, more correctly, a 3rd Model, since mine is a commercial production piece) which I could also use in conjunction with my NWMP impression ... as well a a Mark II Enfield revolver ... but they are rather pricey, and relatively rare, handguns to be "playing" with ...

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