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 Post subject: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:33 am 
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https://americanhandgunner.com/handguns ... ot-357-50/

Now here is something you don't see everyday!

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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:00 am 
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That is a really great looking gun but, 11.1 pounds is a bit much. Doubt that there is much 'felt recoil' though.

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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:08 am 
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Amazing craftsmanship!


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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:23 pm 
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I thought it was ugly as sin! Just not my cup of tea I guess. ps

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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:32 pm 
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WOW, heavy.....but if 12 .357 wont' do what you need doing at least yea got a .50 back up........some craftsmanship for sure!


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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:17 am 
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Very interesting! A marvel of ingenuity.

I have a single shot 1500 magnum break top:

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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:58 am 
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mjh wrote:
WOW, heavy.....but if 12 .357 wont' do what you need doing at least yea got a .50 back up........some craftsmanship for sure!


Yeah, .357 MAXIMUM, at that! What a piece of work!!

:shock: :mrgreen: :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:50 am 
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Mr Hower had Magnumitis? Cool gun! Maybe crew served?
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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:45 pm 
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Ranks right up there with the double barreled .45 Auto pistol, and the double barreled bolt action rifle!

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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:41 pm 
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I think it's a very clever bit of gunsmithing. Whether the style appeals to one or not is a personal matter.

JMHO
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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:29 am 
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The first thing I thought of when I saw the picture was "LeMat". Mr. Hower is a real innovator! Thanks for posting that, very interesting.

ps I's shoot it.


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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:53 am 
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Wow is a understatement.


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 Post subject: Re: 12 shot revolver!
PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:18 pm 
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I'll see your 12 shots and raise you 36 shots more. :D :D :mrgreen:

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