Will moon clips work with any revolver?

Will moon clips work with 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.

Do you need moon clips for the governor?

If you shoot rimless . 45 ACP through your Governor, you will need moon clips that securely hold the ammo in the cylinder.

Which revolvers use moon clips?


  • Charter Arms Pitbull.
  • S&W Model 940.
  • S&W Model 929.
  • S&W Model 986.
  • Ruger LCR.
  • Ruger SP101.
  • Ruger Speed-Six.
  • Taurus Model 905.

Can the gp100 use moon clips?

Ruger GP-100 revolvers use the same moon clips as the S&W 686 revolvers. Therefore, the photo shown is of our S&W 686 moon clip. Made in America!

What does the S&W Governor shoot?

The Smith & Wesson Governor is the perfect six-round revolver for home defense and survival shooting. It can shoot . 410 2.5” shells, . 45 ACP, and .

What ammo does a Smith and Wesson Governor shoot?

The Smith & Wesson Governor revolver puts six rounds of customizable response under your control. Load with . 410 2 1/2″ shotshells, . 45 ACP or .

What are Ruger moon clips?

The Ruger® LCR® 9mm Luger Moon Clips have an optimized charge hole design for positive ejection over a wide range of ammunition. The easy to load full moon clips act as a speed loader for quick reloads and its design allows for loading and unloading without the use of a moon clip tool.

What are full moon clips?

These clips allow speed reloads/unloading of Smith & Wesson revolvers chambered in . 45 ACP. 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.