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Old 09-04-2009, 01:28 AM
Jcordell Jcordell is offline
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Originally Posted by Krel View Post
Back in the late 70s, a place I worked at sold them. They were better than the RGI handguns, but also used a sleeved barrel. It was also forbidden to use any +P+ ammo as the metal was so soft, it would destroy the cylinder.

What really frightened me, is that for awhile I worked for Pinkerton's, and they issued RGI 38s to their supervisors. Both the barrel, and the cylinder were sleeved on the RGIs.

Soft steel. That's like an oxymoron. A revolver with soft steel.
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