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  1. 357 4" 686 h110 158gr FP/XTP

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    Getting setup to start loading for my 686p, and I picked up a few boxes of the 158gr FP/XTP for an upcoming hog hunt. This will be my first time using the 357 on a hunt and I will be in a tree stand hunting over corn in pine forest. I doubt my shot will be over 35 yards, but I'm wondering if an...
  2. Taurus or Ruger??

    Handguns
    Time for a new pistol. Looking a .357. But im torn between the Taurus tracker or the Ruger 66. The prices are about even, the Taurus has a 7 round capacity where as the Ruger has 6. ill be using primarily as a side arm while hiking and camping. 4-6 inch is available in both so it really comes...
  3. Taurus 689 or a Ruger Security Six

    Handguns
    Hi guys! After a few months on deciding that my second gun will still be a revolver I still haven't made up my mind yet. I have two options, a brand new stainless steel Taurus Model 689 6" barrel or an old blued carbon steel Ruger Security Six 4" barrel. Putting the price aside, which one is the...
  4. Blank firing Ruger Security Six

    Handguns
    My friend has a Ruger Security Six in which I'm interested in buying but it looks exactly like the gun in the link below. According to the website, its a blank firing gun. I'm just worried that the gun my friend has is a converted blank firing gun. I just wanna be sure. Also, did ruger really...
  5. Hornady FTX in 38 special?

    Handgun Cartridges
    Was reading the Hornady 8th edition for the FTX 140 grain. It states that I need to trim the casing down to 1.25. Instead of trimming can I use 38 special brass. The brass on the 38 is 1.144. So there is a 0.106 differance. Being very new to reloading I thought I would get some advice from...
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