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Thread: S&W Revolver 9 or 45 for IPSC

  1. #1
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    Apr 2020
    North Auckland

    S&W Revolver 9 or 45 for IPSC

    So i currently run a 625 in 45 and have always enjoyed it, only mod is on the trigger.
    Starting to wonder about the 9mm if its something i should convert to?? or stay with what i have and maybe practice reloads more to help the 2 shot difference. Any thoughts from fellow IPSC revolver users.

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    Pure-bred Mutt
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    Sep 2019
    Tai Tokerau

    I find 9 an horrible little barky round. 45 is much more comfortable to shoot

    If you're wanting to improve splits then a)work the action and b) lots of practice.
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    Nor West of Auckland on the true right of the Kaipara River
    To help you solve this dilemma I will introduce you to low level Rushy Logic. I can count to nine much quicker than I can count to forty five. It is therefore the case that the nine must be quicker for your IPSC Pistol shooting. Simple really.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
    Rule 1: Treat every firearm as loaded
    Rule 2: Always point firearms in a safe direction
    Rule 3: Load a firearm only when ready to fire
    Rule 4: Identify your target beyond all doubt
    Rule 5: Check your firing zone
    Rule 6: Store firearms and ammunition safely
    Rule 7: Avoid alcohol and drugs when handling firearms

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    The few guys that I know running Revo in ipsc are all ditching the 45s as they cant be competitive. 8 Round cylinder vs 6.

    Same reason that the majority of Classic shooters run 9mm, two extra rounds in every mag can make or break your match.
    R93 and Beaker like this.

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    Wanted-discarded S&W 625.

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    Apr 2020
    North Auckland
    agree 100% thanks all and yep id be in for any discards also lol



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