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    Post Smith & Wesson .45 Model No. 3 Schofield Revolvers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Schuetzenman View Post
    I'm not a big fan of break top revolvers. I think the barrel hinge and lock set up are the weak points. Over time they tend to get a little loose. I know that modern steel is far superior to the steel they used in the 1800's, but they can't be as strong as a solid frame revolver.... The major advantage is how quickly they can be reloaded.

    Still, they are pretty revolvers.
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