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Old March 24, 2019, 12:58 PM   #1
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Any one know the quality of the replica LeMat revolvers?

I have been on a civil war kick recently and if I can afford it I’d like to get a LeMat revolver. I want to actually shoot it and I likely could not afford a real one any way.

So I’m just wondering if the ones from places like Taylor’s are any good. Thanks!
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all 26 of my guns are 45/70 govt, 357 mag, 22 or 12 ga... I believe in keeping it simple. Wish my wife did as well...
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Old March 24, 2019, 01:37 PM   #2
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Youtube video all about it:--->>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgnRE1vOzIg

The THR LeMat Club has a lot of feedback about it:--->>> https://www.thehighroad.org/index.ph...t-club.573577/
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Old March 24, 2019, 11:03 PM   #3
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Nifty tank of a wheelgun, but that loading lever, yikes.
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Old March 25, 2019, 12:27 AM   #4
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Awesome, Thank you!
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Old March 25, 2019, 09:03 PM   #5
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Thanks Articap. I've never seen Mike (Duelist)'s review of the LeMat.
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Old March 26, 2019, 08:19 PM   #6
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I don't know anything about the ones presently being made but a friend had one back in the 80's when we were shooting N-SSA. He "just hd to have one" - so he bought one. Everybody is different - it's a unique revolver for sure but the few times we shot it -it was as someone already described - a tank. He quickly grew tired of it and the novelty wore off. He offered it to me at a good price - I declined as for me, it was one of those guns that would end up sitting around and not being used. To cart one around in a holster would be a PITA - I'd rather carry my Walker - which I don't. If you really want one - serif you confined someone who has one that you can shoot and so you can get the feel of it. If it ends up being your cup of tea - then go for it and have fun!
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