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Could NOT Pass Up An Old Speed Six

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by doc540, Oct 7, 2012.

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  1. doc540

    doc540 Member

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    my first carry piece when I owned a dancehall back in the '80's

    ran across a nice one for not much money, so I had to snag it

    built like a tank

    very well balanced

    smooth action and accurate

    .357 barks like a big dog

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  2. Guillermo

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    I am a Ruger guy...but I would have snagged that baby
     
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    jealous
     
  5. Flint Ridge

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    Gonna keep it this time?
     
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    that box and lighting reminds me of something that should be in "scarface" or something like that.
     
  7. Bush Pilot

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    That thing is sho nuff purty.
     
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    Nice. Should NOT pass up on old speed six. Should NOT sell an old speed six.:)
     
  9. bannockburn

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    Nice pick-up! Would love to have just one of my Security/Service/Speed Sixes back.
     
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    color me ENVY

    I wanted one for decades.

    I have a old blued Security Six [ 2 3/4" ] that shoot oh so well,BUT its not a Speed Six.
     
  11. doc540

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    thanks!

    classic case of carried much, shot little
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    Funny,but

    That last post reminded me that I gave the very same holster to a young lady that bought my DAO SP101 a few weeks back.

    I still have the 3 1/4" model.

    But the original Lou Alessi holster did not fit that one.

    I will not buy the stuff now stamped Alessi as is not even close to Lou's stuff [ rest in Peace ].

    And I am still drooling over that Speed 6.
     
  13. doc540

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    I did not know that about Alessi holsters.

    Maybe this is an older one that I should keep if for nothing more than respect for Lou.
     
  14. Jaymo

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    .357 bites like a big dog, too. A really big dog. I still hate myself for selling my 4" .357 Speed Six back in the 1990s. The previous owner had a sweet trigger job done on it. It was smooth and light.
     
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    Congratulations! Mine is the 4" version, and serves as our house gun, as my wife liked it enough to claim it for that purpose. (I have plenty of other Ruger and S&W .357 revolvers.) I installed a spurless hammer, and the Pachmayr grips that leave the backstrap exposed. These are great sixguns!
     
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    @ doc 50

    I know for a fact that is the older holster by Lou himself.

    And except for doing that lady [ VERY cute ] a favor,I keep all my Lou holsters.

    And I have more than a few.

    In Lou's old shop is his old partner ,Skip Ritchie and Skip makes stuff close to Lou's as any I have ever seen.

    I own a 'few' of Skip's stuff and am not at all sorry.

    He backs his stuff as Lou did.

    716-691-6300

    2425 niagara fall blvd

    amherst ny 14228

    Tell him Steve the retired Niagara Falls cop sent you - if you go to his site or call.
     
  18. outerlimit

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    I'm not sure I "saw what you did there". :confused:
     
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