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I finally found a 2" model 10!

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by mesinge2, Feb 28, 2016.

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  1. mesinge2

    mesinge2 Member

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    I finally found a 2" model 10. I have been looking for this exact gun for close to a decade but every example I have found in the past was in rough shape. This one is in very nice shape considering its age!!

    Now, with the Bianchi Lightning hammer shroud grips it will be a new pocket gun for me.

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  2. joem1945

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    Very very NICE!!!
     
  3. ColtPythonElite

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    I could have bought a NIB nickel for $ 525 last week.
     
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    mesinge2

    Nice find and in such great shape! I have always had a hankering for it's lighter weight brother, the Model 12.
     
  5. mesinge2

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    I have one of those too :D with the box, manual, S&W ads, warranty card, and everything
    I put some staghorn grips on it with a grip adapter for a classic look.

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    congrats
    I hope those grips work out better than some of the Bianchi stuff I've tried.
     
  7. mesinge2

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    The grips were actually made for Bianchi by Pachmayr
     
  8. ElToro

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    Nice find !

    I've always wanted the earlier version with the half moon front site
     
  9. Shaq

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    Nice find! But for pocket carry, you'll need a pretty big pocket. And a reinforced one. Not a light gun. I tried those grips; they're nice & shroud the hammer but the rubber makes it difficult to draw from a pocket.
     
  10. Captain O

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    Nice find.

    That would fit well in a butt-down, muzzle up shoulder holster. Keep using Rennaisance Wax and you can keep it looking as it did the day it left the factory.
     
  11. bannockburn

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    Wow! Not one but two beautiful classic K frame snubbies! I would have a tough time deciding which one was going to be my regular carry gun. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    I found mine several weeks ago. It fits an Uncle Mike's #4 pocket holster nicely, and carries in my coat pocket.

    This one was made in 1963.

    Yours?
     

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    I have the same revolver but with an alloy frame (the Model 12). Great handgun for reliable concealed carry.
     
  14. Jim NE

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    Aren't those great, mesinge2? I have a 1950-ish pre-model, and just picked up a nickel plated two inch 10 from the late '70's a few weeks ago. Makes you feel like Jack Webb. :D
     
  15. meatballs

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    Very nice. I absolutely love my model 10 2". They are a dream to shoot. Enjoy!
     
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    Nice very nice
     
  17. gunut

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    mine is a lnib 2in pinned model 64....keep in loaded in my bedroom....
     
  18. Barry the Bear

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    Nice find as others have said, there's just something about a short barrel .38.
     
  19. bikemutt

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    mesinge2, very nice find, congrats!
     
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    It's a shame S&W never made a 2.5" Model 10:(
     
  22. rcmodel

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    I like the gun.
    Congratulations on finding one.

    But you better have Very Big, Very Tough pockets if you think it's ever going to be a pocket gun !!

    rc
     
  23. mesinge2

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    Already carrying it today. Works in my Duluth jeans.
     
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    As I've seen in countless old movies, you can knock someone clean out with one of these, by merely whacking them on the shoulder with it ! :D
    They also rarely ever run out of bullets, and are accurate for a hundred yards. ;)
     
  25. tekarra

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    Very nice indeed.
     
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