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Old April 12, 2015, 07:35 PM   #1
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My first ever S&W

Besides the little tanto S&W carry knife I bought used at a military surplus store for $10... This is my first ever S&W purchase...Here's what I just bought... Moments ago...

http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2...rd-38p-review/

Three guns in the last month... My 50th in 25 months--- man... I've got the disease bad... and never bought a S&W until now

I'll post real pics in just a few moments... Here they are...



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Old April 12, 2015, 09:00 PM   #2
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Your first S&W?

You think you are sick now?

I thought I had revolveritis (with accute pre-lock S&W syndrome) licked for a few years, but now I know now that I was just in remission. Now on my S&W wish list are a 3.5" Model 27, a 4" 629, and a 3" 686, and 4" skinny barrel Model 10. A 6" Model 19 or 66 would be nice too, though I could go for a 6" Taurus 66 like one that a stupidly traded away years ago.

See what I mean?

Nice gun, my sister carries one just like it. She's a natural shot with it, she can put 5 rounds onto a target the size of an apple at 7 yards. Enjoy!
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Old April 12, 2015, 09:51 PM   #3
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Smiths tend to be a bit addicting. I keep telling myself I can stop any time but after impulse buying the Second Model .44 Hand Ejector I picked up a couple of days ago, I now have 24 of them.
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Old April 12, 2015, 09:53 PM   #4
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Yup ... what he said ^^^. Welcome to the disease.
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Old April 12, 2015, 10:00 PM   #5
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That's a sweet looking little pack around piece. Congrats
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Old April 12, 2015, 10:24 PM   #6
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Redstate

Welcome to the club! Nice little .38 Special Bodyguard you've bought there. The knife's pretty decent too.
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Old April 12, 2015, 10:37 PM   #7
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That's nice for a plastic gun.

But you still won't understand the S&W mystique until you own an all metal, pre-lock one!!!

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Old April 12, 2015, 11:04 PM   #8
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It's just like that first snort of cocaine. How much money do you have? Can you get some more? Most definitely search for the older ones. They're worth the price.
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Old April 13, 2015, 05:02 AM   #9
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Congratulations. I bought my first one about 1980...81...something like that. I bought my last one for now a few weeks ago.

In between there have been dozen's of them.

I've tried the others. But always come back to S&W.
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Old April 13, 2015, 10:54 AM   #10
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I owned 3 Smith's & was always looking for more. I bought a Ruger SP101 thinking it would cure me....now I am always looking for S&W's AND Rugers.!!!!
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Old April 13, 2015, 06:40 PM   #11
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That's nice for a plastic gun.

But you still won't understand the S&W mystique until you own an all metal, pre-lock one!!!
That's what I was thinking, you wait, you'll find one you decide you want later on and then, well, your pretty much in trouble.
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