View Single Post
Old November 15, 2012, 12:03 PM   #4
Andy Griffith
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 14, 2009
Location: Macon Co. NC
Posts: 566
I don't know if "better" is a good comparison of one over the other.

Both have advantages and drawbacks...

The R&S does have a bit longer grip, heavier frame, larger arbor, but the short action and the lack of lead into the cylinder notches can make the cylinder skip chambers if actioned briskly- which is a major drawback IMHO. The high hammer and position of it doesn't lend it well for one-handed operation for quick firing either.

In the Remington, the arbor is captive, it is easier to manipulate one-handed, parts and cylinders are much more available and generally cheaper, and it is solid frame.

Both guns are good ones- just personal preference.
__________________
Barney Fife: "Nip it, nip it, nip it!"
Andy Griffith:"Oh now Barn'...."
Andy Griffith is offline  
 
Page generated in 0.04742 seconds with 7 queries