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Old 01-25-2013, 20:44   #14
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Originally Posted by fnfalman View Post
All the DA wheelguns you've seen needed moon clips for quick ejection. SA wheelguns kick'em out one at a time by ramming a rod back through the cylinder and pushes the case out by its base instead of ejector star grabbing onto rims (revolver rounds) or ejector star pushing against moonclips (auto rounds).

That much I am well aware of - I was more wondering about a rimless cartridge in a cylinder where you can't use moon clips that wrap into and around the shoulder of the rim. Are they headspacing on the case mouth, or what? If so, I'd imagine that cylinder has to be pretty carefully machined to keep the case from sliding forward without generating an over-pressure condition.
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