View Full Version : Where do you find shotgun "speedloaders?'
March 26, 2002, 06:35 PM
I keep hearing about "speedloaders" for shotguns, I think I know what they look like, but I have never seen one for sale anyplace. Am I blind? Where does one purchase them? Thanks
March 26, 2002, 06:36 PM
March 28, 2002, 12:14 AM
but I have never seen one for sale anyplace
There just might be a reason for this. In practice, they just didn't seem to hold up worth a darn.
March 28, 2002, 12:34 PM
There's also that pesky problem of setting shells off as you shove the speedloader handle forward. :o You'd probably be better served (and safer :) ) if you got some safariland or california compworks shell holders.
March 28, 2002, 09:40 PM
Thanks. I was wondering why they are not more prevelent. It would seem like a good idea. The advertisement on that website gave suprisingly little info on the item, and made me wonder.
dick w. holliday
April 1, 2002, 04:31 PM
i shot a three gun match this weekend and most all us in the Open class had them--open class means you can have all the whistles and bells you want to on your guns.....the run-and-gun type match guys use them but i can't see any other use for them....they are not perfect and you may have to install an easyloader on your Remington to get the best function but it's not a requirement.......Dick
April 1, 2002, 05:24 PM
Being an onery old curmudgeon, I wouldn't use something in a "Practical" match I wouldn't use in the real world.
The amtch guns have gone the way of IPSC, with a standard gun not competitive any more.
The LE 3 gun matches I used to compete in used duty equipment, for me that was a Model 64 revolver in 38 Special, an 870, and a Mini 14. Mods were extremely limited.
That kept the playing field level and had more pertinence for training.
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