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Old January 4, 2013, 05:49 PM   #101
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The best revolver I ever shot was a Dan Wesson 357 with the interchangeable barrels. It had an action job and was so smooth. The best revolver I ever owned believe or not was a Ruger Super blackhawk. I sent it to JD Jones at SSK industries and he did his magic on the action and magnaported it. Why did I ever trade that gun?
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Old January 4, 2013, 09:22 PM   #102
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For me the S&W K38 Masterpiece / Model 14 and 15s IMHO are the pinnacle of the .38 special revolver. They just feel perfect in my hand, point naturally and are extremely accurate. I have shot many over the years and have yet to find one that does not shoot better than I do, If i could only have one handgun it would be a K38 Masterpiece.
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Old January 4, 2013, 09:31 PM   #103
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My wife's Lady Smith 60 in .357. Although she rarely loads it with .357 rounds, first times she shot a cylinder full....... was the last time.
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Old January 4, 2013, 09:55 PM   #104
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Outdoorsman S&W K22 from the 1930s. Most accurate gun I have ever had. Sometimes it pays to be old
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Old January 4, 2013, 10:06 PM   #105
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I have to choose Ruger SP101.
But I have to give some recognition to my EDC S/W model 36 chief's special and my Colt Cobra.
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Old January 4, 2013, 10:20 PM   #106
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Ruger Redhawk 7" bbl stainless .44 Magnum
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Old January 4, 2013, 10:55 PM   #107
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My 1968 Colt Trooper.
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Old January 4, 2013, 11:58 PM   #108
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my smith and wesson model 10-10
4 inch barrel. put some ahrends grips on it and it feels perfect in my hand
smoothest trigger ive ever shot
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Old January 5, 2013, 02:36 AM   #109
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Best Shooter/Best Loved

I have a S&W Model 60 with a 5" barrel that has some sort of psychic connection to the target. It's just amazingly accurate, even w/.357 Mag.
With .38 Spl. it's just got to be shot to be believed.

But I have never owned any revolver that I love more than my S&W Model 29-1
(6-1/2" bbl.). My father bought it for me, new, in 1960, for my 14th birthday.
He said, "if you can shoot that beast, I'll buy it!".

Long before "Dirty Harry" was ever even envisioned, that 44 Mag. was my handgun of choice. And I still keep it in the original box with the blue satin lining!

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Old January 5, 2013, 09:58 AM   #110
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Best I own is a Ruger SP101 with a 4" barrel.

Best I've shot is a well worn S&W 686 (4" also) equipped with Crimoson Trace and a great trigger. That thing is money.
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Old January 5, 2013, 11:25 AM   #111
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Really hard to pick. But most likely a 4 inch python.
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Old January 8, 2013, 10:44 AM   #112
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Old January 8, 2013, 05:30 PM   #113
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Not a specific model number,,,

But any K-frame S&W could easily be my all-time favorite revolver.

I'm a huge fan of the Model 15/67 Combat Masterpiece in .38 Special,,,
I'm also completely in love with my Model 18 in .22 LR.

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Old January 8, 2013, 07:57 PM   #114
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But any K-frame S&W could easily be my all-time favorite revolver
Agreed. The perfect size IMO. That is why I gravitate to the Security Six in the Ruger line-up.

For accuracy? My 6" Security Six gets the vote.



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Old January 9, 2013, 08:02 PM   #115
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Little known/often overlooked S&W 65LS Lady Smith. Unique blend among K's of vaunted 3", fixed sight, full lug/shroud, satin stainless. Pre lock, pre transfer bar--as most are. Outstanding gun and the best K Frame made IMO.

Other "bests":
- TOOTGWME (the other one that goes with me everywhere): S&W 431PD .32 H&R scandium snubbie. J Frame goodness.
- - Most fun (by far): Ruger Single Six .32 H&R Mag--in all its incarnations since 1984, but currently own a trio of "Vaqueritos."
- Overall ("emotional" choice: caliber/cartridge, format, charm, DFF (daily fondle factor), OIWMTM (one I would miss the most); a tuned and custom gripped Ruger New Vaquero .44 Special "Sheriff" 3.75" polished stainless, w/ Montado hammer swap--and I'm not normally a big polished stainless or short barrel fan in an SA. Close runner up: same in blued 4-5/8". Would/will be at least tie for top with a planned CCH job.
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Old January 9, 2013, 08:27 PM   #116
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Ruger super blackhawk in 44 mag with 5.5 inch barrel sweet shooter
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Old January 9, 2013, 08:59 PM   #117
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Dan Wesson .357 mag.
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Old January 9, 2013, 10:11 PM   #118
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S&W 686

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Old January 9, 2013, 10:15 PM   #119
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Best Single Action of all time: Colt SAA

Best Double Action of all time: S&W 627-2 Performance Center 8 Shot .357
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Old January 9, 2013, 11:31 PM   #120
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Has to be my S&W TRR8
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Old January 27, 2013, 09:32 AM   #121
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If it says Smith & Wesson on the revolver, then you know you've got the best.
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Old January 28, 2013, 11:59 AM   #122
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Smith & Wesson K-22

Hard choice but this one is brobably my "best" revolver K-22



By the way, I do have the original diamond magnas, I just profer the feel of these smooth targets.
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Old January 29, 2013, 12:59 AM   #123
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Tough choice. If I had to choose only one, it would have to be my Colt King Cobra 4" stainless. My Colt SAA is a close second though, and a friend of mine had a S&W K38 Target Masterpiece that was a dream to shoot.
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Old January 29, 2013, 11:46 PM   #124
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If it says Smith & Wesson on the revolver, then you know you've got the best.
Statements like this prove nothing but limited experience.
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Old January 31, 2013, 12:44 PM   #125
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K-38 Masterpiece is my choice, only problem is at this time I don't have one, I am looking for a good one. I do like all my revolvers for different reasons. If I had to choose one it would be my security six. If I could choose two it would be my security six and my model 60. If I could choose three I would add my super blackhawk in 44 mag.
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