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Old June 29, 2012, 08:30 PM   #7
Nanuk
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It rode in the majority of police officers holsters for better than half a century in tough, crime ridden cities like Los Angeles and New York. Though out of fashion, at least as a primary weapon for police, it must have had something going for it.
It was politically acceptable. It also got a lot of cops killed because the bullets of the day (round nose lead) were dismal failures.
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