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Old 08-02-2004, 06:30 PM
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I glanced in the mirror, and my eyes have turned green. Very nice Bob. You should post more often. (With pics )
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Old 08-02-2004, 07:07 PM
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Geezer and Bullet Bob

Geezer I do not know who designed my boot grips, they do differ slightly. I might be interested in your Shooting Stars, if you care to part with them.

Bullet Bob, beautiful grips you have there. That holster looks like a Tom Threeperson's design. He was a Texas lawman, gunfighter type; and was part native American. I have seen that design before, and have a similar holster for my 4" S&W #25-5 .45 Colt. I have a Safariland holster for a 3" J frame S&W that is a copy of a Chic Gaylord design from that same era.
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Old 08-02-2004, 07:20 PM
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have a Safariland holster for a 3" J frame S&W that is a copy of a Chic Gaylord design from that same era.
Oh NOW you said the magic name! I discovered CG's book in the local library when I was about 12 and must have read it cover to cover 50 times. Bout ten years ago I got a chance to buy a copy at a local auction--paid a lotta bucks for it but that book still excites me to this day! Nobody makes stuff like the "Metropolitan Special" anymore--classy old guns those were! I'd love to run across one at a gun show that someone thought was worthless just cause it had been "modifed"!
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Old 08-02-2004, 09:47 PM
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Red face 3" Model 66

Hey Gents:

Those are some dandy 22's posted on this thread . . .
(can you hear the "BUT" coming)

But I am JEALOUS of that 3" Model 66.
I have liked that Model since the first time I saw it.

I have owned a 3" Model 65. Heavy barrel, fixed sights.
I like the size and the power, but it would not shoot
POINT of AIM. (Always 2-3" low.)

'Noticed the same phenomena with a 3" J-Frame, Heavy Barrel
and fixed sights. (2" or more, below, point of aim)

I have a 4" 66 which I really like and use often. (.357)
I also have a 3" (Lugged Barrel) Model 60, Adjustable sights. (38 Spcl.)
By God it shoots WHERE you point it.
I do not have to GUESS, where my strike will be. I KNOW -

THUS I still OWN and use my 3" Model 60.

But alas, my Model 65, was traded away at some long forgotten
gun show . . . tich, tich, tich.
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Old 08-04-2004, 10:50 AM
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Well, I've chosen the 17-4 w/4" barrel and ramp sight. I won't pick it up until this afternoon and I am excited! I have been shooting the 17-3 w/6" patridge and I am usually getting 3 of 6 shots in a 1" dot at 15 yards. After that they seem to open up a bit- quite a bit. What do you guys shoot and what kind of groups do you get? Don't get me wrong, I'm a squirrel hunter and plinker at heart. Roy
PS: My first bowl of catfood was not pleasurable. I don't like anchovies, but I still have my eye on the 18 and I must find means to fund it.

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Old 09-05-2004, 11:19 PM
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Well, I have a S&W 18-3, 4" barrel and it is in extremely good shape, but I think I'm going to have to part with it. So, if someone is wanting one, and is really interested, let me know,

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Old 09-06-2004, 10:08 PM
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Slick little revolver. If you can find one, get a M48 to go with it -- .22WMR. Except for the red ramp on the 48, you can't tell which is which from the side. Both are great shooters.

BTW -- the frame on my 18 started out to be a Mod17 and the 7 was overstamped with an 8. Kind of interesting.
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