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  1. Modified surplus ACU ammo bandolier for either AR or M&P 15-22

    Selling a surplus ACU army AR bandolier which I modified to hold 6 mp15-22 25rd magazines. The snaps are spaced for either standard AR metal mags or the longer 15-22 mags as shown in photos. My sewing job isnt perfect, but it is sturdy. I made two of these and am keeping the other one. Slide...
  2. Newbie: Why is my S&W M&P Shield referred to as a Luger? Should I use 9mm Luger ammo

    Ammo Forum
    Newbie: Why is my S&W M&P Shield referred to as a Luger? Should I use 9mm Luger ammo Hi everyone! I am new to shooting 9mms (started shooting just this past spring on 22s), I just ordered a S&W M&P Performance Center 9mm which I will get this weekend. I see that it is referred to as Luger...
  3. Most accurate ammo for concealed carry shooting test?

    S&W Semi-Auto Pistols Forum
    I will be using a Shield for the test. Thanks,
  4. Strabourg testing; handgun ammo kill times on live goats

    Ammo Forum
    Has anyone read these results and recommendations from the Strasbourg tests where they recorded the amount of time it took 168lb goats to die from different handgun ammo and calibers? Kinda cruel but real world scientifically controlled experiments on the efficacy of various ammo types kill...
  5. Gun powder- pistol powder

    The Reloading Bench
    Be open minded . Do not be stuck in the past . Gun powder is out there , maybe not the w231 or the wst you want. I have found all the gun powder I want . You just have to look. It was not what i had been shooting , but it works just as well if not better. I am not paying 50$ a lb. . There may...
  6. .40 S&W 170gr Fiocchi range report

    S&W Semi-Auto Pistols Forum
    With the current ammo shortage one must make due with whatever ammo they can get; However, I have fount my M&P40 hates Fiocchi 170gr. I had a failure to feed on every other shot. Also, when the pistol did cycle, I could feel a hesitation in side in the middle of the cycle. Whenever I would...
  7. Model 10-5

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    I recently got back into shooting again and pulled out my old revolver that I purchased new in 1977. Just curious if anyone can give me any information on it from the serial number: D217260 Looking for info on the year of manufacture and frame Also what type of rubber grip should I use when...
  8. New Owner - S&W 22A

    S&W Semi-Auto Pistols Forum
    I'm new to the forum, and relatively new to firearms/shooting as well. I have owned a S&W 640-1 for a while, but can't afford to shoot it as often as I'd like! So, I have recently purchased a S&W 22A for target practice. I love the way it feels, and the easy take down. When I purchased it, the...