Revolvers II

19852 posted:

I would be happy with a new issues 2.75/3" M66. As long as the quality is there, which in my limited experience isn't a given.

That can be said of every brand out there, including some high end custom shops.

 

 I think Ruger also had a 5 shot 44 GP100 on the way also

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dan187 posted:

Ruger is going to make an 8 shot .357 Redhawk.

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Guess they didn't want to leave that market to S&W.  I want to say they've got 3 or 4 versions of the 627.

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Dorsai posted:
dan187 posted:

Ruger is going to make an 8 shot .357 Redhawk.

Guess they didn't want to leave that market to S&W.  I want to say they've got 3 or 4 versions of the 627.

And the M&P R8, which is a scandium framed version of the 627.

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 Looks like Colt is back in the game!

Bringing out a 6 shot snub...

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R.Moran posted:

 

 Looks like Colt is back in the game!

Bringing out a 6 shot snub...

Where did you see/hear that? Anymore info or is it going to be a SHOT thing? Hopefully a Cobra size weight gun.

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I first read it over on Pistol Forums, where DB broke the news...a leaked photo of a magazine add also. Some comments on a Colt forum also.

Its named the Cobra, but uses a steel frame, fiber optic dovetail front sight, updated action, but maintains a V spring. revised grip frame. 38 Spl +P

Looks Ok to me, between that and the S&W I spoke of earlier, I guess I have two new Revolvers for 2017 to buy....great..

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Well maybe down the line they will make a LW one. Hopefully they are the same size as the Det/Cobra s I think they are about right for 6 shot 38 spec. Come to think of it I did carry a Det spec for a few years back in the last century so maybe I will look at one !

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Another nice gun I'm sure won't be sold in MA. Damn that sounds sweet though.

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lpd5408 posted:

Here is a picture and more info on the Coltcolt 2

 

Is this the revolver I've been waiting for? Anybody have any insider insight?

 

As I've posted somewhere on here before... I need a revolver in a bad way. However, I waffle between wanting a big ol' one and something like that Colt Cobra. Really it comes down to cash, since it will likely only be a fun gun for me, so maybe the $300 surplus route is where I should be. 

 

Thoughts? Is there going to be a Colt Python coming back out? 

 

 

 

 

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My ears perked up when I saw that Colt.  Never had a Colt revolver.  I hope it is priced reasonably.

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LobsterClaw207 posted:
lpd5408 posted:

Here is a picture and more info on the Colt

Is this the revolver I've been waiting for? Anybody have any insider insight?

 

As I've posted somewhere on here before... I need a revolver in a bad way. However, I waffle between wanting a big ol' one and something like that Colt Cobra. Really it comes down to cash, since it will likely only be a fun gun for me, so maybe the $300 surplus route is where I should be. 

 

Thoughts? Is there going to be a Colt Python coming back out? 

If you just want a revolver to have a revolver. To train and practice running one, etc....find a good used S&W model 10...4" would be fine. 

There is used one for sale in the HESM for a good price. It won't be perfect. Or look for a Model 15, 19, 66, 586 or 686

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R.Moran posted:
 
If you just want a revolver to have a revolver. To train and practice running one, etc....find a good used S&W model 10...4" would be fine. 

...or look for a Model 15, 19, 66, 586 or 686

I like my used old 19 for a hobby gun. Added some stocks and eventually got a good holster, some speedloaders, and a speed strip. Fun and all slicked up for me from years of use.  

 

Too bad the prices rose so much. Used revolvers used to be quite cheap. 

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SPDSNYPR posted:

My ears perked up when I saw that Colt.  Never had a Colt revolver.  I hope it is priced reasonably.

The MSRP is supposed to be $699.  Since the S&W M10 has an MSRP of $739, that's certainly not unreasonable.  I'd prefer it blackened and in .357 but I'm interested. 

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Have passed this around privately but failed to show here.

A close friend and co-worker retired in December.  He walked into my office and said "John, you like guns, right?"  And he gave me this:

1926 Colt Military Officer .38.  Very minty.  The quality of Colt interwar guns is astonishing.

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Consigliere posted:

Have passed this around privately but failed to show here.

A close friend and co-worker retired in December.  He walked into my office and said "John, you like guns, right?"  And he gave me this:

1926 Colt Military Officer .38.  Very minty.  The quality of Colt interwar guns is astonishing.

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Naw, you shared it in some other thread. But not the photo. And I'll listen to that story over and over. 

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SHOOBE01: What brand of holster in that picture of the S&W M19?  I like.

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Blade Tec. Their "dark earth" is quite the baby-poop brown, but it works better than black for a revolver holster to my eyes. Per the email order confirmation: 

1 x OWB Holster - S&W 19 4" - Dark Earth - Right - N/A (HOLX000817967980) = $69.99

I think this one: http://shop.blade-tech.com/ind...dvt3vh2#.WI-8Z7YrLUo

ETA: I forgot I posted the revolver when discussing how cheap they were. The holster is creeping towards half what I paid for the gun all the way back in like 2002. 

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Thanks much for the info. I have some K & L frames in need of Kydex.

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I believe you. I have a small selection of leather holsters that appear to require a year of constant fitting and oiling to work well on a revolver. So I gave up, boxed or gave most away and use this. As It Just Works. 

Now, if I could get an equally effective and simple speedloader holder. Haven't seen a one I like. 

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To kind of revive this thing I thought I would put out that Rock Island Auctions is holding a new auction on May 5-7.  They tend to have some rare and high quality firearms.  I would give a finger or two to get one of the old revolvers in the original case like this Colt London Model 1859 Pocket Revolver.  There is also a Colt Single Action Army sold by Samuel Hart's gunshop located in Tombstone, AZ around 1885.

 

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