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Old 02-04-2010, 09:57 PM
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Mike.......I have always been fond of the Colt Python. Great revolver. I don't know why I haven't bought one yet.


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Old 02-04-2010, 09:59 PM
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I had a nickel plated Python 6" barrel growing up, and found the blued barrel at a local shop a few years ago.
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Old 02-04-2010, 10:01 PM
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Diamondback
Yep, thanks. Diamondback in .22 LR, .22 WMR and .38 Special calibers. Ceased production in 1988?
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I have a factory engraved .38 Diamondback in blue (un-fired)
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Old 02-04-2010, 10:08 PM
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Let's not forget Colts rare "Snake Eyes" pair either.
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I have a factory engraved .38 Diamondback in blue (un-fired)
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There are lots of fine-tuned weapons out there in various brands. I've leaned toward Ruger, not so much because they're better, but because I have small hands (relatively speaking), and the grips are smaller. I own a Ruger .357 Security-Six. But I would have to say that the one I fell in love with was the Ruger .44 Blackhawk. I rented this one from a firing range years ago, and they had done some trigger-action work on the gun. But that's the most accurate, smooth big caliber revolver I've ever held in my hands. The only reason I didn't purchase one was because of the price of the shells.
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I have been wanting to get a revolver. Not sure why, just because I guess.

I would use it at the range. I wouldn't have to worry about concealing it, so barrel length, and caliber, is not an issue

I like the Rugers. I shot one about 6 years ago when I was on a hunt in Maine.

Any suggestions on different models?
It sounds like you are planning to be a casual user at first. Nothing wrong with that. Barrel length and caliber are indeed issues if it makes the gun unwieldy or the caliber pounds the hell out of you. If you are mainly going to the range, a 4"-6" length is good. I would go with a .357 Mag that can also shoot .38 Specials.

If you like Rugers, then the Blackhawk series (Single action-Cowboy style) is built like a tank. If you want accuracy then you will shoot the thing SA. You could also get the convertible model that will let you shoot 9mm thru the same gun with an extra cylinder. That way if you later pick up a semi-auto pistol you could use the same 9mm ammo. Of course if you want a DA revolver, then the GP 100 is just as sturdy, but you won't be able to get an extra cylinder in 9mm.

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David...... I can see the scenerio now, "I'm calling 911 right now, and if you don't get out of my house right now I'm going to sting you with this pellet pistol." Yep, that'll put the fear of God into a home invader.

At my place in the country, calling 911 means the Sheriff will be here in about 20 minutes. A lot of nasty s#*t can happen in that time. A home invader inside my place will get to leave horizontally, with all the lead he can possibly carry. No talk, just Boom Boom. Then I'll call 911 to have them bring a body bag, and write the report.
I have had to operate on people who were shot sometimes self inflicted . I always worry about a accident happening in the house which is why I have been slow to buy one. I do enjoy shooting at targets hence the pellet gun.
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David.......There are ways to protect safety and still have quick access to your weapon. This Biometric gun case is just one example.



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Acoustic Sounds Inc
Acoustic Sounds Inc
GIK Acoustics
GIK Acoustics
Esoteric
Esoteric
Steve Blinn Designs
Steve Blinn Designs
Krell
Krell
Wyred 4 Sound
Wyred 4 Sound
Legend Audio & Video
Legend Audio & Video
Audio by E
Audio by E
TAD Labs
TAD Labs
Bryston
Bryston
WireWorld Cables
WireWorld Cables
Aerial Acoustics
Aerial Acoustics
Accuphase
Accuphase
Aluminati Sound
Aluminati Sound
Shunyata Research
Shunyata Research
Delicious Decibels
Delicious Decibels