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Ever heard of loading tubes for SAA???

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I saw a YouTube video of a guy who created loading tubes for speed loading a SAA. In the comments, he said he used gum ball tubes cut to hold a .45 Colt round. But he didn’t give details. In the video, he loads a single action pretty fast! Has anyone ever see anything like this? I’m interested in trying this out.

 

 

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In our game I don't see the need for it, I've always have had plenty of time at the LT.  That guy needs to hone his chambers, the spent shells should come out a lot easier.

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I used to see a piece of thin wall pipe with one end crimped shut used like that when shooting single actions in "combat" shoots.  A lot faster than loading from ammo dumped into a jacket pocket, and pretty much anything is faster than a full reload from a belt.

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I made a couple of them about 5 years ago with PVC pipe & a dowel rod for both 45 Colt & 38 Special. They worked fine but like most everyone else says I had plenty of time at the loading table so to load up the tube and then to load up the rifle really didn't do anything for me so I never really used them. I think I threw them out last year when I moved.

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Yeap, I have one made out of a copper pipe

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Jack, can you post photos of it? Thanks

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23 minutes ago, Flaco Joe said:

Jack, can you post photos of it? Thanks

 

Yes, it's in my truck, be right back!

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I had a loading video but can't get it transferred from my phone to computer

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Cool! Thanks for sharing. I’ll have to do a little experimenting with something myself. 

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Butt .... WHY??  Don't see any applicability for CAS.

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Because it’s fun. I’m not considering it for SASS. I’m interested in it because it’s novel. I’ve been wanting to build a concept CCW SAA. Not because it’s practical - it isn’t. Not that it would replace my Glock - it won’t. It’s a fantasy construct, like Jim West’s gadgets, or Van Helsing’s steampunk. I just like the idea of it and seeing how far I can take it. I just enjoy messing with cool guns and doing cool things with them.

 

 

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Of course, only make it for loading 5 for CAS.

 

 

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Cool, Jack! Thanks!

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Now I do know a young lady that uses a tube to load .38 in her rifle.  Very quick and I would guess it's easier on her fingers.

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 I have seen those rifle loading tubes. They are pretty slick. 

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I’ve got vaqueros in 45 acp. When I get the bug to carry it I have a Glock 21 mag that use use like a pez dispenser. I smoothed off the rear of the feed lips so it doesn’t destroy my thumb. Works very well. I managed to get off 12 rounds in 16 seconds.  Not super practical but fun and cool. 

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Oh did I mention the looks I get carrying a revolver and a spare mag?

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Where did the .45 with the Barrel Rib come from???  Pretty Please???  I really really WANT ONE!!!  Not good for CAS but who cares ... Just TOO KOOL!!

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