Guidelines

Can you use moon clips on any revolver?

Can you use moon clips on any revolver?

However, unlike a revolver designed to fire a rimless cartridge, a revolver chambered for a rimmed cartridge must be specially modified to allow the use of moon clips.

Is a revolver speed loader a clip?

TLDR: Yes, revolvers use clips, but write them specifically as “moon clips.” As covered previously, 99 percent of the time the right term for “detachable thing that holds ammunition” is “magazine,” not “clip.” That’s despite “clip” being used instead of “magazine” in about 99 percent of instances in fiction.

Can you put a clip in a revolver?

While revolver cylinders are not considered magazines, they can use clips in a slightly different way than rifles do. A half moon clip is usually seen chambered in automatic pistol cartridges such as 9mm or . 45 Auto.

Are moon clips reusable?

Faster than a traditional speed loader and less bulky, plus all your empties stay together since the clip ejects with the fired brass. Full moon clips are reusable hundreds of times.

Does leaving magazines loaded weaken spring?

When left loaded to full capacity and not used, most magazines will very slowly lose some amount of spring tension over time. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to say with any certainty just how long it will take before the spring loses enough tension to start causing issues.

Is a magazine loader worth it?

Being able to handload a magazine quickly and efficiently is also a good skill to have. Though using a magloader has quite the advantage, especially when it comes to preserving fingers and preventing arthritis after years spent shooting at the range or in the field.

What is a double stack magazine?

A single stack magazine holds all of its cartridges in one column. A double stack holds its cartridges in two staggered columns. A double stack’s cartridges are held in a zigzag arrangement, with the top cartridges of either column alternately being fed into the chamber.

Why do you need moon clips?

A moon clip is a ring-shaped or star-shaped piece of metal designed to hold multiple cartridges together as a unit, for simultaneous insertion and extraction from a revolver cylinder.

What do moon clips do?

What tool do you use to load your moon clips?

We use the Calif. COMP #19490 8-Shot .38 SPL moon clip loader (Dillon) – AWESOME tool, if you can find it. Used in smith and wesson N Frame 627 -5 and 327 TRR8 .

What are premium moon clips?

Here is a complete listing of our Premium moon clips. These moon clips are manufactured using high volume stamping equipment and built with tooling that we have designed and control. Then they are 100% inspected checking ALL dimensions. Our Premium moon clips have our Maker’s Mark RS stamped on each clip.

What is the thickness of a moon clip?

Some moon clips are available in different thicknesses. These moon clips that thickness stamped on the clip. For example a 0.025″ thick clip will have 25 stamped on it. We’re proud of what we manufacture and put our name on it so you can be certain you’re using the best.

Will PMC clips fit a S&W 627?

Highly recommend. Great Moon Clips. Same Thickness As OEM S&W. These fit my new S&W 627. Sig Sauer ammunition will literally fall out. The Sig case grooves are narrow in diameter. Federal American Eagle will fit easily. A little loose, but acceptable. PMC will not fit even after filing and polishing the clips. The case groove is too wide.