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Can a Colt Detective Sp handle +P ammo?

Discussion in 'The Snubbie Club' started by URGueyes, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. URGueyes

    URGueyes

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    I found a 1994 Detective Special new in the box for sale. I am very interested in purchasing it and I would love to use it for carry this summer.

    Can it handle +P ammo ?

    What ammo and holster would you recommend for carry ?

    Thanks !
     
  2. DJ Niner

    DJ Niner Moderator

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    Last edited: Mar 22, 2011

  3. G33

    G33 Frisky! Millennium Member CLM

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    With G29
    Agree.
    Practice with regular.
    End with a cylinder of +P.
    Carry +P.
    :wavey:
     
  4. Chup

    Chup

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    I have read the same as above. My pick would be what was most accurate. Corbon DPX, Spear Gold Dot 135G. or Hornady Critical Defense.
     
  5. fletch_man

    fletch_man Santo Pistolero

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    I'd carry Federal 125 gr Nyclad HPs (standard pressure) and practice with 148 gr wad cutters. Carry in any kind of a pancake type holster that will keep it close to your body. Learn to float those bunny-loads into the target with precision and fear no evil. Carry 2 speedloaders.