Picked up this gun tonight for $300


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Min
February 17, 2009, 11:59 PM
How'd I do?

Smith & Wesson model 19-5 .38Spl/.357 Mag K-frame with 2-1/2" barrel (I really like the barrel length)

http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/7406/side1oy7.jpg

http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/7171/side2th5.jpg

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ugaarguy
February 18, 2009, 12:08 AM
I'm envious - you got a steal.

Dollar An Hour
February 18, 2009, 12:10 AM
Sounds like a fine deal! K-Frames are sweet :)

Min
February 18, 2009, 12:12 AM
Yeah I don't think the seller realized the value of this gun. He sold this gun (to me) within minutes of posting it. He had other people in line.

Ala Dan
February 18, 2009, 12:13 AM
Great deal on a fine weapon, enjoy~! ;) :D

1Texican!
February 18, 2009, 12:18 AM
It was THE primary issued sidearm for several federal law enforcement agencies for many years - back in the day before Semi-Autos . . .

muddywatters
February 18, 2009, 12:51 AM
Nice, love to have one like it at that price!

Old 112
February 18, 2009, 01:01 AM
Unless your hands are very large, try out the
wood stocks. I shoot mainly "warmer" 38s in my
19-3 snub, and I find it quite agreeable with
those little stocks.

Yes, that is a very fair price, and if that was
a package deal, it was an extremely good bargain.

Regards,
Old 112

rainbowbob
February 18, 2009, 01:02 AM
You gotta be kiddin me...What a find!

I hope you put those wood stocks back on 'er.

ArchAngelCD
February 18, 2009, 02:27 AM
Now that's a good deal. You are going to make that revolver your carry piece, aren't you? (with the wooden grips of course)

Piraticalbob
February 18, 2009, 05:11 AM
I had the same revolver in its stainless version, the model 66, and it was a fun gun to own. It is a good self-defense gun for belt carry.

bannockburn
February 18, 2009, 06:39 AM
Min

You got to ask how you did? Friend, you stole that beautiful revolver! Like finding buried treasure. Now go out and enjoy your new wheelgun.

WC145
February 18, 2009, 07:31 AM
Very nice, had one like it years ago when a S&W was THE gun to carry. Absolutely the finest finished, smoothest, most accurate revolver I ever owned. Even with the 2 1/2" barrel I could hit a mop bucket at 50yds every time. That's the one gun I never should have traded away..... (sigh).....

Just One Shot
February 18, 2009, 08:55 AM
:neener:Because I'm such a nice guy you can send it to me and I'll refund your money + 10% and shipping. :D

MachIVshooter
February 18, 2009, 09:01 AM
Very nice. I just love that you can pick up revolvers dirt cheap these days in the semi-auto craze.
Last spring, I found an unfired 586-4 4" for $400.

http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n117/Hunter2506/SW586-4.jpg


Also grabbed a well used but very nice 686 6" for $325. 3 years ago, I got my P&R 19-4 4" for $199, complete with Goncalo grips.

steveracer
February 18, 2009, 10:21 AM
Nice gun!
steve

SwampWolf
February 18, 2009, 01:40 PM
Are his hands still up? Did you take his wallet while you were robbing him? Do you want to make a quick $25.00 return on your investment? I'll pay the shipping.
Great deal-I'm jealous! :what:

bflobill_69
February 18, 2009, 05:13 PM
Very nice, I would love a model 19 like that for ccw...

...and at that price, I'd say someone likes you!

Bflobill69

Phydeaux642
February 18, 2009, 08:00 PM
I picked up a nickel 4" bbl model 19 last year for $300. I would rather have the blued version. And, I'm guessing that a 2 1/2" bbl brings a little premium. Nice find.

Bill B.
February 18, 2009, 08:19 PM
a 2 1/2" bbl brings a little premium

That it does! You did real well and nothing wrong with those grips either if you plan on shooting many full house .357's through it.

Realbigo
February 18, 2009, 10:35 PM
I say you did good

Duke of Doubt
February 18, 2009, 10:41 PM
Very good buy; excellent price.

I, too have been trading greatly appreciated autoloaders for under-appreciated revolvers lately, in particular vintage Colts. But I have a couple of Smiths around, too. I've been looking for a 19 and likely would have grabbed that one at that price even if I had to pay cash for it.

sidheshooter
February 18, 2009, 10:42 PM
To quote a savvy poster from another thread: "you would have heard my hand move to my wallet"...

What's with everyone around here scoring the *killer* deals on desirable wheelies, anyways?

kar6man
February 19, 2009, 01:44 AM
not a bad deal. blue book is $600 NIB/ $500 Exc./ $200 Good.

wuchak
February 19, 2009, 02:09 AM
Congrats on a great deal on a fantastic gun.

The blue book values always make me laugh. When is the last time anyone has seen any S&W revolver in good condition for $200? They must have always sold the last ones before I got to the store. I've been keeping my eye out for the last 6 years and haven't found one yet.

KevinAbbeyTech
February 19, 2009, 02:33 AM
Good find.

aHFo3
February 19, 2009, 03:22 AM
If your knuckle takes a beating with the original stocks like mine does, look for some tyler t-grips. They fill the void like those Pachmayrs do, and they look a whole lot more cool in the process!

Kind of Blued
February 19, 2009, 04:49 AM
Very nice. That 2.5" barrel in that high ride holster pretty much keeps everything above the belt!

Any idea who made the holster? I should get something like that.

messerist
February 19, 2009, 04:45 PM
I wish I lived in a land where people sell really nice guns for little or nothing:mad:

David E
February 19, 2009, 05:30 PM
Wait a minute ! I thought all these "deals" were a myth....

Just goes to prove that "myths" sometimes come true !

Just gotta pay attention and keep your eyes open !

(and a bit of luck never hurts, either)

.

Min
March 16, 2009, 05:18 AM
Very nice. That 2.5" barrel in that high ride holster pretty much keeps everything above the belt!

Any idea who made the holster? I should get something like that.

It's a Tucker leather holster.

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