What are moon clips for the governor?
The Ranch Moon Clip combo package allows you to quickly reload your Smith & Wesson Governor with 45 ACP. The combo package includes 4 of the full moon 6-Round clips and 4 of the 2-Round partial moon clips. The partial clips allow you to load 2-rounds of 45 ACP along with 410 shotshells in the same cylinder.
How far does a Smith and Wesson Governor shoot?
Groups ranged from 2 inches to 3.15 inches, with the best five-shot averages produced by Winchester’s PDX-1 225-grain jacketed hollow points at 2.5 inches. At 25 yards, groups opened up into the 5- to 6-inch range.
What is the purpose of moon clips?
Moon clips are designed to increase the speed and reliability of loading a revolver. Like a speedloader, the moon clip holds the full number of rounds required to reload the revolver together as a single unit. All of the rounds can be inserted into the chambers simultaneously, with a single motion.
Can I use moon clips in any revolver?
Moon clips are actually required for most revolvers chambered for semi-automatic calibers like 9mm, . 40 S&W and . 45 ACP. These calibers use a rimless case that is designed to feed and extract more efficiently in an autoloader.
What are 9mm moon clips?
Moon clips are devices for holding cartridges as they are loaded, fired and unloaded in a revolver. As mentioned above, the clips allow proper headspace and ejection with cartridges not originally intended for the revolver. For example, the 9mm Luger, .
How accurate is the Smith and Wesson Governor?
The Governor produced solid defensive accuracy at 7 yards with . 45 Colt loads. Groups ranged from 2 inches to 3.15 inches, with the best five-shot averages produced by Winchester’s PDX-1 225-grain jacketed hollow points at 2.5 inches. At 25 yards, groups opened up into the 5- to 6-inch range.
Can the Smith and Wesson Governor shoot 3 inch shells?
Technically the answer is yes. To see if they can do it well I’ve been testing a Smith & Wesson Governor with shotshells, . 410 slugs, . 45 ACP, AND .