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Old November 27, 2012, 10:51 AM   #21
kle
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Originally Posted by Stephanie B
Early this week, I picked up a Model 10-5 from a LGS for $275:

[img]http://thefiringline.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=84961&stc=1&d=1353683695[/img]

Fair amount of holster wear on it. The bore is bright and sharp. The sights have been painted- yellow front, green rear. I was out plinking with a bunch of people after the Thanksgiving feast and the revolver seemed to shoot pretty well.
That one is interesting. I agree with 357 Python that it appears to be a Model 10-5 whose tapered barrel has been replaced with a heavy barrel from a 10-6 (or 10-4, or 10-3, or 10-1, or perhaps an early 10-8). Additionally, if the grip frame hasn't been altered to be a round-butt, I'd say it originally had a 2" barrel.

Nifty find.
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