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Old January 23, 2020, 10:09 AM   #26
zeke
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Another owner of Webley Mark I shaved, and Mark VI (Enfield) not shaved. Bought them for interest in things unusual, and they were very inexpensive at the time. Both may be physically accurate, but the heavy sa trigger pull is tough to deal with. Shot the Mark I once, and the Mark VI several times. While they were fun and exotic, wouldn't buy them in any hopes of improved accuracy/reliability over the other revolvers mentioned. A lot of the accuracy may be related to the cylinder throat size of the revolvers considered. The Webleys owned have tight throats/bores, while the American made versions i have seen had much larger cylinder throats. The evolution of the cartridge is quite convoluted and beyond my comprehension, especially if the pre Mark I's are taken into account.

Given the apparent price of decent shape un shaved ones, would admire them from afar, unless having adequate funding and high desire.
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Old January 23, 2020, 07:23 PM   #27
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I don't generally care for revolvers, but I have a fascination for the top break Webleys. I found an unshaved Mk VI on gunbroker with a few hundred rounds of .455 for an acceptable price a year or two ago.

Not the original cylinder, but works fine. Pretty heavy double action, but a pretty short and crisp single action. I haven't shot it much, I plan to take it out a bit more this year, but I was quite pleased with it in every way at the range.
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