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Old November 3, 2012, 10:57 PM   #13
Mike Irwin
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"The ammunition was weak because the armies using those revolvers didn't need anything more powerful, not having to fight Afghanistan tribesmen."

Doesn't particularly explain the French, though.

They fought some damned nasties in their colonies, but their revolver rounds were pitiful.
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