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View Poll Results: What type of handguns do you own?
Revolvers only 13 6.22%
Semi-auto Pistols only 18 8.61%
Revolvers and Semi-autos 178 85.17%
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Old August 16, 2013, 06:28 PM   #26
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About 65/35 revolvers
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Old August 16, 2013, 06:37 PM   #27
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1 semi-auto and 2 wheel guns here. Found out quick that I am preferential to revolvers and as such they will probably always outnumber semi s as my collection grows.
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Old August 16, 2013, 08:43 PM   #28
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I like to watch the wheels go around...
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Old August 17, 2013, 12:30 PM   #29
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Only Because The Revolver is easier

I prefer to carry a 1911 45ACP any day of the week, but due to health issues and loss of physical strength (ability to rack a slide), I now carry revolvers. I do still have semi-auto's and love them, but have found the Judge Public Defender has it's own place in the world. Same goes for my wife, at first she carried a Taurus PT-25 because the first round is loaded by tipping the barrel and then inserting the magazine into the firearm. But after I gave her a 38spl with 2" barrel the PT-25 is sitting in a drawer.
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Old August 17, 2013, 04:27 PM   #30
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Revolvers out number my semi autos by about 2 to 1.

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About 65/35 revolvers
Wow, Spacecoast, 65 revolvers and 35 semis! Thats almost as much as I got
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Old August 17, 2013, 05:47 PM   #31
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I have a lot of revolvers, and a lot of semiautos. The first handgun that I bought in 1973 was a revolver...and, the last gun that I bought a few months ago was a revolver. Not that that means anything...

I'm always happy when I don't have to chase brass, though.
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Old August 17, 2013, 06:23 PM   #32
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I have mostly revolvers, and a few semiautos. All the semis except the Ruger Mk2 are hammer-fired, and over half the revolvers are single-action; not sure if that means anything.
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Old August 17, 2013, 07:35 PM   #33
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Do you have ONLY revolvers?

No.
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Old August 17, 2013, 07:57 PM   #34
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Only wheelies. And all but one, Ruger da's
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Old August 17, 2013, 07:58 PM   #35
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Re: Do you have ONLY revolvers?

Nope. 13 autos to 4 revolvers. Life's too short; i like variety
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Old August 17, 2013, 09:34 PM   #36
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I have both.



6 revolvers. (3 double action, 3 single action)

4 semi-autos. (All single action)
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Old August 18, 2013, 01:53 AM   #37
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Over 37 years of handgun ownership I have been primarily a wheelgunner. I've always had a 22 LR semi-auto of some kind, but for the big stuff I like revolvers. I guess it's the reloader in me-- lots more versatility.

I bought a hi-cap 9 mm about 6 months ago, but I don't load for it, I just stocked up on factory ammo in both FMJ and HP. It's fun to shoot, but I prefer my load development and the satisfaction of tuning my revolvers.
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Old August 18, 2013, 06:37 AM   #38
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Revolvers only for me. My wife has a Ruger MK II but that's our only semi.
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Old August 19, 2013, 07:42 PM   #39
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Strangely enough when I looked I found that I have the same number of semis and revolvers and 2/3s as many single shot pistols. Must be that I don't really have a preference.
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Old August 19, 2013, 11:40 PM   #40
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Both here.
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Old August 20, 2013, 06:52 AM   #41
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5 Revolvers, 6 Semiauto's
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Old August 20, 2013, 08:21 PM   #42
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I have exactly 50% revolvers and 50% semi-autos. Revolvers are all Colts and Smiths. Semi-autos from different manufacturers and heavy on the 1911s.
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Old August 21, 2013, 12:15 AM   #43
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Staying open minded like them all.
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Old August 21, 2013, 07:22 AM   #44
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Re: Do you have ONLY revolvers?

I own both and can't say I've ever known anyone who didn't have at least one semi auto. I much prefer revolvers to semi autos but could not live without my MKIII 22/45.
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Old August 21, 2013, 07:58 AM   #45
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2:1 revolvers vs semis. I'm trending towards revolvers and bolt rifles. Slower pace, make every shot count and tired of chasing brass all over the range.
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Old August 21, 2013, 09:20 AM   #46
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12 autos / 7 revolvers

This means I need to go buy more guns to even things out. Thanks.

Ruger Blackhawk in .45 convertible
Uberti Schofield replica and a Wells Fargo replica
Smith 617
Ruger LCR in .357

I sure hope my wife understands.
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Old August 21, 2013, 10:02 PM   #47
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Do you have ONLY revolvers?

Two Autos

5 revolvers.

I only lust after the wheel....

Autos have no soul but serve a purpose.
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Old August 24, 2013, 01:45 PM   #48
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Centerfires I have only revolvers. Rimfires I have mostly semi's with only one exception, a family heirloom H&R .22.
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Old August 24, 2013, 02:17 PM   #49
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Revolvers outnumber semi's by just over three to one, with "other" making up just under 9% of the combined total. (Single shots, derringers, etc.)
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Old August 24, 2013, 02:22 PM   #50
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I seem to go through phases - for years I mostly bought .22 target autoloaders, then I went into my run and gun phase and bought semi auto centerfire pistols. The past few years I have pretty much only bought older Smith and wesson revolvers. At this point revolvers out number semis in my safes by 2:1, 10 years ago it was 3:1 in favor of autoloaders.
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