In .45 Colt I bought a Taurus 6 shooter a few years ago, not very accurate.
I found a nice Rossi Puma with the octagonal barrel at a gun show for a decent price. That led to my exploration of the "outer limits" of .45 Colt reloads, and to the purchase of two Ruger Blackhawks, 4.5" anvil handle & 5" Bisley.
I also discovered the S&Ws. Started with a 6" "Classic" nickel, bought the 25-13 Mountain Gun and the 25-7.
Great cartridge for reloading. Lots of fun to shoot variety of loads from 200 gr to 340 gr.