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What was your first revolver?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by Barry the Bear, Oct 14, 2013.

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  1. Barry the Bear

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    That you bought or were given?
     
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    What was yours?
     
  3. skoro

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    S&W Model 1917 I got back in 1979.
     
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    Colt King Cobra.

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    Smith and Wesson 686
     
  6. Mango88

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    Smith & Wesson Model 13-2, bought it at Mr. Thrifty's Liquor & Sporting Goods in Galveston Texas around 1980. Still have it as well as a nickel plated 13-3 I picked up from the used gun section at Carter's Country in Pasadena Texas.
     
  7. thefish

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    Taurus tracker .22 in stainless with a 6" barrel.

    Never had a revolver but always wanted one. Picked it up at an auction a few years ago. Fun to shoot but really front heavy.

    I'd post a pick but I'm feeling lazy right now.
     
  8. 22-rimfire

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    H&R 999 Sportsman 22 revolver. It has been long gone now. Never liked it much after shooting Colts and Smiths.
     
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    A 6" Royal Blue Colt Python .357.
     
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    It was either a Charter Arms Undercover/Off duty (?) or a RG in .22 cal. I can't remember, but I can remember it was back in the late '70's and the Charter was $130 and the RG was under $40. Both were substandard, but the Charter was much better than the RG. I believe the RG was the lowest quality gun I've ever owned.

    I got rid of both fairly quickly and bought a .357 Blackhawk...and I was in heaven. :)
     
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    When I graduated High School, my father asked me what I wanted for graduation. I told him I wanted a S&W 686. He said ok, "great..!" He took me to the local gun store that everyone frequented. I saw a three inch 686 that I fell in love with.

    My dad said we will take it and bought it on the spot for me. That was almost 20 years ago. It's still my favorite revolver. Always will be.

    Years ago, my father did a custom trigger rework. He was an armorer in the Army for years. It is the smoothest revolver action I own to this date. I love revolvers especially. It has a 2 lb SA trigger that makes glass breaking feel abrasive!
     
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    A stainless 5½" Uberti Virginian .22 convertible. I was 12yrs old. Still have it.
     
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    That would be a Colt Frontier Scout Buntline Special in 22 Magnum, purchased (I think) around 1957/58. I still have it, but thanks to a bulge in the barrel, the barrel was replaced with a 4 ½” in the late 1960’s. One of these days I’m going to have to get that replacement barrel blued.
     

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    3 inch River sp101 .357 mag. Dang I miss that thing.
     
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    Taurus 85, 2.5". Still have it, still love it for what it is.
     
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    Ive never owned a gun other then a redryder when i was a kid. My dad went into a nursing home a few years ago and i decided to dig out all his guns and check em out.

    7 black powder revolvers, a super black hawk and a Dan Wesson 357

    The Dan Wesson is my favorite i think, the super black hawk was to much gun for me so i traded it for a Black hawk 357/9mm convertable

    The Dan Wesson is what drew me into this hobby it kinda reminds me of the Dirty Hairy revolver he used.

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    2" S&W Model 10 in Vietnam. Still there for all I know.
     
  19. Barry the Bear

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    mine was a model of 1905 smith and wesson in .38 spl
     
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    Hawes Deputy Marshall in .22LR with an extra .22 Magnum cylinder.
     
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    Ruger GP 100 6'' in SS Ill never sell it
     
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    Given? Ruger Blackhawk .30 Carbine.

    Bought? S&W 629
     
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    Colt Trooper I bought in 1967.
     
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    I couldn't tell you the make or model, but the first was a black powder 45 replica pistol. I had a lot of fun shooting it. I was 10 or 11. First one I ever bought was a sp101 2" in 357.
    Still have the Sp101. The BP 45 was worn out over time. I couldn't say where it wound up at this point.
     
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