must have in 2021 Revolvers

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  1. kidneyboy

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    Today I handled the must have revolver on my list - a S&W 25 in 45colt with a 4" barrel. A 25-6 model in superb condition and priced right out of my reach......
     
  2. Asbtg

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    Just saw a .38 top break at a pawn shop by me; double action and all. Wanted $900 or I'd have bit. Hoping it drops considerably this year.
     
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  3. Pat Riot
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    Aghh...I hit “like” before I read your last sentence. Sorry it’s too much money. I know exactly how you feel.
     
  4. kidneyboy

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    I made a couple of negotiating errors during my conversation with the owner. The first of which was not doing my homework on current pricing. I had a price range but not a specific enough offer. A price range is generally enough info to try and buy stuff but the owner is also a practiced negotiator, which is almost a lost art nowadays, and that threw me off my game a bit. He is also a super nice guy and invited me back to try again.
     
  5. tubeshooter

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    If you really want it - I really hope you get it.

    Sounds like a real peach. I would much prefer a 4" gun, I believe. I would do everything I could to make it happen if that were me. I hope I run into one of those one day.
     
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  6. KevininPa

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    I bought a CO2 pellet gun that is a Schofield replica. It's really cool and fun to shoot. Now I want the real thing.....bad. I figure it'll take me six Sundays of double time to get it. Mine will be of the .38 nickel flavor with the seven inch barrel.

    Who says shooting pellet guns is cheap?!
     
  7. DR505

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    Good luck on your quest. It took me about 8 years to get the 4" 25-9 I was looking for. It was priced a bit higher than I was happy about, but they just don't become available that often. It was my revolver of 2020. It came with the original stocks, but those S&W Targets are like gripping a 2x4. I have Ahrends on it now (Cordia wood). Shoots like a dream.

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  8. memtb

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    S&W XVR 460 in a 5” barrel.....but, my wife doesn’t know that yet! memtb
     
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  9. chicharrones

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    Simply beautiful. :cool:
     
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  10. Boxhead

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    My first 38 Special just a couple of weeks ago. A 4" M15-3.

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    And a 3 1/2" pre-M43 Airweight 22 RF.

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  11. Old_Grouch

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    I have always favored short barrels, two to four inch. A couple years ago we got very lightly used Model 27 8 3/8' traded in. I let it sit for a month or so then I just couldn't stand it any longer and bought it. There was just something about the aesthetics of that long barrel.
    It's a pleasure to shoot, but I don't think I'll be carrying it. (Unless I find a decent ankle holster for it, of course.)
     
  12. Buckeye63

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    S&W 327 357mag Snubbie
    But Im afraid it ain’t gonna happen
     
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  13. bigpower491
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    Well, getting another Ruger just went out the window today..........
    Thank God the misso and I have separate bank accounts, because I pulled the trigger on something I always wanted today.
    Should come in sometime next month, I'll start a thread when I finally get it in hand....
     
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  14. Barbaroja

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    I’ve been wanting to add another blackhawk to my collection I was thinking a 4 5/8” 357 or a 6.5 or 7.5 45colt to go with my 5.5” 44spl flattop and my 6.5” 41mag
    I started looking at gun broker yesterday and I am shocked at what they are selling for right now. I picked up my 44 7 or 8 months ago for about half of what they are going for now.

    Because of this I’m now looking at some uberti saa replicas still priced really well and great guns. shot my neighbors 45 colt evil Roy and have been drooling about them since.
     
  15. Old_Grouch

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    Earlier I mentioned that a couple of months ago a customer traded in an unfired Model 10 Classic that I bought for myself. That gun was one of 4 guns that he traded in. Another one of the guns he traded that day was a Model 25 Classic. We sold that gun but the guy that bought it traded it back today. Pretty well used though; almost worn out. Between the original owner and the second owner it's had 56 rounds fired through it.
    Anyway, I logged it in and and priced it out for the guy who prints the tags. Since then I've been repeating to myself "I don't need it. I don't need it. I don't need it."
    Okay, maybe I need it. I told the boss not to put in the display case just yet.
    I'm going to try to talk myself out of it this evening but, historically, I've never had much success at that.
     
  16. GeoDudeFlorida

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    What does "need" have to do with it? :D
     
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    Need is result you get when you successfully mentally convert rationalization to justification.
     
  18. 1976B.L.Johns.

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    Always a wrestling match here. Need versus want.
    Two on my want list...
    Two more 460 S&W's.
    Kinda like the looks of the Taurus Raging Hunter in all black and a hard to find BFR. (I don't want to order one, that would be too much commitment now. Plus, they are way behind on production.
     
  19. mokin

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    I've still got a bug for a Chiappa Rhino (it's okay to laugh) chambered in .357. I haven't decided what barrel length. Something small-ish would be nice, maybe three inches, but I like the way my four inch Taurus handles.
     
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    That's so cool.....didn't know that they just came out with a new one.
     
  21. Dustbowl

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    On my list is one of the Uberti, Cimarron, Taylor Open top Navy pistols in 38 Special. I’ve been on the hunt but they have so many different models and I seem to only look when they had the army sized ones in stock.
     
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  22. sparkyv

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    Checked one of two off the list a few weeks ago, this M617. I paid ~$100 over pre-scamdemic pricing, but still under MSRP. Unfortunately, it'll be a LONG time before I get the second on the list, the Anaconda.

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  23. webrx
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    I don't have any "must have" revolvers but I have a few wants.
    Redhawk in 45 colt/acp
    Security 9 compact for carry duty to replace the LC9S, but, might also look at the Max9
    and I like the OPs Schofield so have to put that on my want list.

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  24. sequins

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    I want a 454 super redhawk. I already got everything to reload including components, just need to find a good one on sale. Seems exotic calibers aren't rolling off the line.
     
  25. Armored farmer

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    I will admit that a .45colt mountain gun is on my bucket list....maybe not in 2021, ...but someday.
     
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