A secret obsession of mine, yet I'll prolly never own one.....


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Gary in Pennsylvania
February 27, 2008, 11:05 PM
I've never desired any S&W autos.....

But just looking at the S&W 1076's and 1086's (gotta be the DAO's) makes me DROOOOOL!

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.asp?Item=93098340

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.asp?Item=93223579

They are priced WELL out of my league though.


Any other S&W 10mm lovers out there?

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DougDubya
February 28, 2008, 12:26 AM
1086?

That baby flew so fast and hard under the radar I didn't even know it existed. Back in college, my absolute favorite .45 auto was the 4586 - same gun, .45 ACP. It was Smith's "Commander" and it was slick, sleek and no-nonsense with a revolver-like trigger pull (back then, their DAO's were a pleasant 11 pounds, I believe).

If I'd have known there were 1086's, I'd have been all over that, because the 10mm was also a great piece.

Maybe with the upsurge in the 10mm's popularity, we'll see a return of the 1006 and 1066 at least.

Slick slide would be just sweet.

Moonclip
February 28, 2008, 02:32 AM
I have the 1006, someoen here claimed they were somewhat fragile though! And I read that somewhere else too. It seems like a very beefy gun. Some of those weird variations of the 10mm S&W like the DAO versions must have had quite low production numbers.

LJH
February 28, 2008, 03:01 AM
Any other S&W 10mm lovers out there?


Very much so, I dearly miss my 1086

SeanMTX
February 28, 2008, 09:53 AM
Maybe it's just me, but these are some of my least favorite guns out there.

The caliber is great...but S&W does very little for me outside of the M&P models. I find these to be like a fat girl in an ugly, 2 sizes too small, flower print dress.

If I was on a desert island....maybe. If I was at a dance with a whole lot prettier girls....no way.

DragonFire
February 28, 2008, 10:18 AM
S&W 1076's and 1086's (gotta be the DAO's)

The 1076's are not DAO. They have a frame mounted decocker, and after the first shot are single action.

It's still a great gun, and doesn't seem to be fragile. 10mm is a super round. I found out that Jerry Miculek carries a 10mm in his truck around home in LA. He mentioned the model, but I didn't catch it. He really praised the 10mm as a flat shooting round.

Vonderek
February 28, 2008, 02:43 PM
For some reason I never shot S&W autos well. I owned a 457 for awhile and a buddy had a 10mm (I don't know what model). Couldn't shoot either worth a darn. I do like their revolvers though.

PirateRadio
February 28, 2008, 03:05 PM
Looks a lot like my S&W 910. I've never fired a 10mm but the 910 is one comfortable gun.

Chuhhuniban
February 28, 2008, 03:24 PM
I have the 1006, someoen here claimed they were somewhat fragile though! And I read that somewhere else too. It seems like a very beefy gun. Some of those weird variations of the 10mm S&W like the DAO versions must have had quite low production numbers.

In my experience, fragile they ain't (I have two and shoot them a lot). They're industrial strength handguns with the additional benefit of being heavy enough to make a good club if you run out of ammunition. The only downside to the 1006 (and the other 10X6s) is that d****d spring-loaded pin on the slide stop - I have broken more fingernails on that little pin than I care to remember trying to reassemble them. :D

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