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Offline Bottom Dealin Mike

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Slightly OT - WW i revolver video
« on: May 14, 2011, 01:40:03 pm »
This isva little outside of the window for your Era of Expansion, but you might like this video on the revolvers of World War I
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMHCOhBl0wI[/youtube]

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Re: Slightly OT - WW i revolver video
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2011, 06:15:19 pm »
For GAF, all three of these revolvers can be used in EoE, and both the Colt NS and Webley are main match eligible as well, paired with an apropriate rifle.   The .45 acp/AR are considered acceptable substitute rounds.  Half  moon clips are allowed in EoE, with .45 ARs needed to compete in the Victorian era main match classes.

excellent video.  Pair the Webley with an SMLE for EoE, or an MLE/MLM or even a Martini-Henri for the Main Match.  The NS Would work with most anything from the 1890s, as it was private purchased by officers  around the world.  The N Frame Smith dates from  1908, thus could not be used in the main match,  but a fine EoE sidearm.
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Re: Slightly OT - WW i revolver video
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2011, 07:37:48 pm »
Very good video. I have the Colt model 1917 Army issue and the S&W model 1917 both in 45acp. I have been looking for a Webley in 38 or 45 for a while. Anyone has one for sale or trade.
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Re: Slightly OT - WW i revolver video
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2011, 08:39:33 pm »
I have the Webley Mk VI, and a Brazilian model of 1937 which is the same as the 1917. I'd love to get a Colt NS, but the mounted Police marked one I spotted was sold already.

For Webley owners, getting an original altered for moon clips lowers their value considerably.  Best to look for one already altered. Its a lot cheaper!  When loading .45 ACP for the Webley, stay on the low side.  They are a break-open design and are almost a Century old by now.

http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?210666-Reloading-.45-acp-for-a-webley-mk-VI

http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?205377-How-much-does-shaving-a-cylinder-take-away-in-value
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