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Old July 10, 2012, 03:02 PM   #1
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Experience with EAA Windicator?

Has anyone any experience with this revolver?

EAA Windicator in .357MAG or 38SPL 6RD

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Old July 10, 2012, 05:53 PM   #2
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Held one once, but that's about it.

Sure didn't feel or look like a well built revolver by any means.
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Old July 10, 2012, 07:29 PM   #3
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I have the 38 special, it's not a real cheap nor costly gun, the accuracy is very good and I've put well over 1,000 rounds thru mine with no trouble. I believe they are made in germany and they function real good, really have nothing bad to say about the gun, just that it works. Charllie
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Old July 11, 2012, 04:06 PM   #4
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The 357 has a bad rep as far as the basic metallurgy goes . They're not high-quality guns.
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Old July 11, 2012, 04:58 PM   #5
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Windicator

Only good thing about the Windicator is the name is cool.
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Old July 11, 2012, 07:51 PM   #6
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It was originally supposed to be "Vindicator", but some in Germany thought it sounded too militarily aggressive. True.

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Old July 12, 2012, 08:28 AM   #7
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Well W in German is pronounced as V, isn't it?
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Old July 12, 2012, 02:22 PM   #8
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They shoulda gone with "Madeoutofoldbutterknivesicator".
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Old July 13, 2012, 05:50 PM   #9
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as is stated all over TFL...a lot better tan Taurus and Rossi. NEVER HEARD OF ONE FAILING. wE ALL KNOW THAT THE gERMANS KNOW NOTHING ABOUT metallurgy
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Old July 14, 2012, 02:34 AM   #10
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Right...the Germans never screw up making a gun. That's why the RGs and Rohms are such highly prized collector's items...

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Old July 14, 2012, 03:18 AM   #11
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Interesting that RGs and Rhoms will get more money used than they did when sold as new in the 60's for $12.00.
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Old July 14, 2012, 04:53 AM   #12
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Well you can blame the "Federal" Reserve Bank for that...
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Old July 17, 2012, 05:08 AM   #13
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Yes. $12.00 in 1960 adjusted for inflation is about $93.00 today. So you two are both correct.

Anyways, most of the reviews I've seen seem to range from "meh" to unfavorable.

If it were extremely cheap, I might be tempted.
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Old February 19, 2013, 02:41 PM   #14
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.38 Spec. E.A.A. Windicator

Can .38 Special +P bullets be used in this gun? I have the crome, 4" barrell model.

Also, how about The Armscor .38 Special with a 4" barrell?
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