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Old March 2, 2008, 06:24 PM   #1
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Guns for cowboy shooting

I'm thinking about getting in to Cowboy shooting and currently have a Uberti 1873 Cattleman 357 with 7.5" barrel, a Navy Arms 44-40 Mod 1892 and a 20ga Stoeger Shotgun with 28" barrel. I was wondering if these were legal for SASS and if I need two pistols would it be ok to get a new Uberti with shorter barrel and carry it strong side and 7.5 as crossdraw or do my pistols have to match in barrel length, and also can I use my shotgun or do I need a coach gun Thanks
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Old March 2, 2008, 06:50 PM   #2
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The guns you have are fine. Sure you can use a short and a long barrel together. Most use the short barrel for crossdraw tho. You do have a 70 degree rule and have to do the crossdraw dance to keep from sweeping anybody.
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Old March 3, 2008, 10:13 AM   #3
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When using mismatched barrel lengths, most folks put the longer barrel in the crossdraw holster, myself included. A 4 5/8" barrel is still hanging at the same angle as a 7 1/2"er, and the longer barrel is typically easier and faster to draw from a crossdraw than from a drop holster.

I assume you're typing too fast, Hawg, and missed the 1, as it's 170°, not 70°.
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Old March 3, 2008, 04:59 PM   #4
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I assume you're typing too fast, Hawg, and missed the 1, as it's 170°, not 70°
I just need to clean some of the B.S. out of my keyboard. Some of my keys stick. Most times I catch it but sometimes I don't.
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