Just think about it, had Colt, S&W et. al. in the
beginning produced swing-out cylinder
DA revolvers mostly in 3-inch and 5-inch barrels,
The Colt 1873 Model P has 14 screws, 15 if you count the later models with two-piece stocks.
Back to the Colt DS for a moment.
Interestingly, LuckyGunner.com's Chris Baker
mentions that his usual carry gun is a snub
.32 Smith and he had...
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Sometimes or maybe often, once the
holy grail gun is gotten, you wonder
why you even bothered. You realize
you were the victim of hype,...
Good price if you want it and can
Consignment guns tend to have a
higher tag because LGS needs its
cut and owner doesn't want to
Regarding the ability to bounce back, I
remember Chuck Norris commenting that
when he hit the age of 50 he started
letting stuntmen do more of...
Many Colt Manufacturing presidents ago
commented on the future of magnum
handguns. He quipped, "if we made a gun
that would tear off an arm,...
Next step is to bend the front sight slightly to
the left. If you snap it off, don't blame me! :evil:
It's a fine gun. Enjoy it for what it is....
Some of this goes back to the concept
of the "beware the one gun man. He
probably knows how to use it."
NO, NOT SAYING you...
Perhaps, maybe, could be, not sure but
a round with greater recoil impulse might
raise the point of impact with the
heavy duty .38.
OK, I'll concede to what you describe for the Colts. You are correct.
Even on the Python 2020 the bolt/cylinder stop fully engages just
as the hammer falls, not before. This occurs no matter how slowly
the trigger is...
IIRC, the final lockup occurring when the
hammer falls is a trait of the Colt and its
hand operation. It was the way the hand
Nerve/muscle and bone damage, I believe, is
inevitable with excessive use of handguns.
It grieves me when I see postings by members
Now the next step in the learning process
is to get screw driver(s) properly sized for
the slots of the screws that hold the side
Just saw your earlier posting on the DS
from April 7. Yup, those small stocks
can be a challenge but you have a fine
revolver. I now...
I am in the "sell" camp but one factor to consider
is just what are. you expecting from a snubbie
such as the Detective Special?
If at contact to...
I'd sell the Model 10 and the DS........
......and then, and then, and then I'd buy
another Model 15!
Of course, from the getgo the Model 15 is...
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