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Old January 1, 2013, 08:42 AM   #1
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longevity

whats is the actual longeveity of the new plastic revolvers on the market? if things go the way certain idjits want, there may not be replacing them for a long time.
so whats the story on how they hold up?
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Old January 1, 2013, 12:21 PM   #2
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Old January 1, 2013, 12:25 PM   #3
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Well, they won't rust if you bury them...
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Old January 2, 2013, 06:47 PM   #4
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why cant anyone be serious,

ive seen were steel j frames arent supposed to be used with full magnum ammo via letters from sw. so im trying to figure out just how buff these plastic revovlers are.
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Old January 2, 2013, 07:00 PM   #5
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OP hard to say at this time as real world use often decides questions as yours but if Glocks history with their products is any standard I wouldn't worry for as much as a carry gun as such would get fired.
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Old January 3, 2013, 01:51 AM   #6
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A lot will depend on what you are shooting through it. Shooting full power 357s out of a light weight revolver will not only hurt your wrist but will most likely wear the gun down faster, but the same can be said for the light weight metal type.

My guess is normal loads they would last just as long as any gun in its weight class. Taurus is the only one that makes the full body polymer, S&W and Ruger pretty much just have plastic on the lower portion (grips frame).
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