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Wiley Clapp GP100
« on: August 09, 2011, 09:31:37 am »

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Re: Wiley Clapp GP100
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2011, 10:48:13 am »
OMG!  STOP THE PRESSES!  Different sights, a thumrest grip, and a bad finish on a platform that's been unchanged since Christ was a child.   ::)

.357 as a "backwoods gun"?  "backyard gun" maybe.  This industry's laziness is sickening.   >:(

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Re: Wiley Clapp GP100
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2011, 04:03:10 pm »
I like the WC Colt except for the Novak sights...I prefer his flat blade target type.  The Ruger looks interesting...except for the sights.  Wonder what S&W has up it's sleeve?

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Re: Wiley Clapp GP100
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2011, 05:30:27 pm »
.357 as a "backwoods gun"?  "backyard gun" maybe.  This industry's laziness is sickening.   >:(

357s have been stopping 250+ pound bad guys since before you were in diapers.
Why would the "backwoods" be any different?  
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Re: Wiley Clapp GP100
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2011, 07:16:48 pm »
The largest Grizzly ever killed was dropped by an Eskimo woman with a single shot .22lr. 

At least .357 makes a LOT of noise.  LOTS of animals will run from that alone.  Take what you think is best.   ;)

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Re: Wiley Clapp GP100
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2011, 07:26:56 pm »
I like it.
 It doesn't look that much different than the one in my gun safe.

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Re: Wiley Clapp GP100
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2011, 07:38:49 pm »
BM, The .357 magnum has been used to take every game animal on the continent.
You don't like the reliability of the AR, You seem to have issues with the 1911, and now you insinuate that .357 "isn't enough gun. (the 3 top selling guns in the country )
I thought it took a liberal to be that much of a disagreeable pr!ck.
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Re: Wiley Clapp GP100
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2011, 07:42:37 pm »
Just tell me what .357 does that .44 doesn't do better?   :-\

Because a gun is popular makes it good?  Oh my...   :(

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Re: Wiley Clapp GP100
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2011, 07:47:57 pm »
It conceals for starters, and weighs considerably less.

No BM most guns become popular because they do what they are built for well.
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Re: Wiley Clapp GP100
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2011, 07:52:18 pm »
Just tell me what .357 does that .44 doesn't do better?   :-\

Because a gun is popular makes it good?  Oh my...   :(
It costs less to shoot because .38 is cheaper than .44 special? Also at the time it was designed, .38 was the default cop gun, so in that sense it was like buying a 9mm or a .40 today. However I will grant you that all things being equal, if I were starting from scratch for a woods/nightstand gun, a .44 would make more sense.  However, a .454 would be even smarter as .45 Colt is cheaper than .44. However, I can find .38 and .357 easier than any of the alternatives. The fact that its popular makes it popular (sort of like Paris Hilton). ;D
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PS I am not talking concealability as we are discussing a full frame revolver, but oh yeah, there is the pocket pistol in the same caliber issue as well.