I broke a revolver

I didn’t think it would happen with me. I shoot low pressure loads out of this carry revolver, but it sure happened. The frame is cracked.


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Damn not good, glad nothing worse went wrong, I reload also for myself, happy only thing that is broke is your pistol and not your hand :+1: :beers: looks like a big cal?

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Yep - could have been much worse. I dont load this with +p ammo. You ce fired it maybe 100 rounds since I owned it in 2001. Loaned it to my father for about ten years in that period of time . Glad I caught it

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Nag. 38 spl

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Ah ok, looks bigger in pic.

I’m a smallish dude

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I dont shoot big bore, have a Ruger 44 mag and it gets shot less, Like my Browning Hi power 9 mm, and 22 Ruger lite 45-22, have a Berreta storm 9 for carry also.

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That’s what she said

Right on man. My primary carry handguns are glocks. That’s what I train with. But I opened the safe today after work and picked this one up given I haven’t given it any love in a long while. Glad I did

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Oh for sure can get ugly quick, with a issue with a handgun…

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I just need to apply that analyst thought to growing.

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JB weld it and it be fine lol :joy_cat:
I did machine shop when I got out of school many decades ago. The heat treating in cryo treating is never perfect. I wonder if the manufacturer can help you out if you had this since new?
That totally sucks in my state that’s about $1,000 gun Smith & Wesson.
If you’re not going to get the same exact gun and use this one for parts. I would use this as art and not just mount it on the wall. Good luck.

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This story goes back to early 90s when the wife and I had our first child. I was an e4 in the USAF stationed in Goldsboro North Carolina. Not having 2 Pennie’s to rub together, I took a pizza delivery job to make extra money on some weeknights and all weekends. It was the cheapest pizza in town and they had two pay options - salary plus tips or no salary and they paid 18% of your total delivered at the end of the shift in cash. The latter was the best money. A buddy and me bought CB radios with high wattage amplifiers, which is illegal under FCC, but we could talk across the county while delivering. We also figured out we could take the inner city orders, which they were plentiful, and make decent money, but that meant you were in some shady neighborhoods. I had a Ruger Redhawk in 44 Magnum with a 7.5” barrel as my only handgun and it was impractical to carry, to say the least. After two attempted muggings, I traded that beautiful stainless Redhawk for that Rossi 38. It is not a S&W - just looks like one. So, out of necessity, I traded the big one for the small one. Go lookup what a Redhawk costs now! I wish I still had that.

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Nice story, I like hearing others adventures and life tails, we all got em, some more than others, and yes prices have hit the major wow button, been looking for another Browning Hi-power same vintage as mine around 72 models and damn they pushing over 2 g’s now, but they not going to get cheaper… Damn powder and primers have went nutz glad I stocked up mostly after the first “shortage”. Even cast my own pills.

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I started reloaded back in the 90s thru 2006 when I was reassigned to Germany. I stored my equipment, powders, and primers at my dad’s house when we departed. A cousin asked to purchase everything and when dad contacted me, I agreed to the price and have not replaced anything since so I live on factory ammo, but a friend of mine reload s and supplies me with 30-06 and 45-70 as needed. I miss reloading. So relaxing. But yea, I was paying $19 for a sound of IMR 4250 back then and $2 for a box if large rifle primers then. Times have definitely changed.

We need a gun porn post.

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But that thread would be dangerous grounds on a weed forum me thinks!!!

Disclaimer, pics I post may or may not be mine. Hehehe

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Big boating accident

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Yea have lost lots on canoe trips :+1: :beers:

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