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Old February 6, 2013, 01:38 AM   #126
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I believe that Tyne Daly used a Colt Diamondback .38 2 1/2" in the Enforcer, not a Python. Another good movie for Diamondback .38 fans is Brannigan, starring John Wayne, and that little 4" D-Frame Colt looks pretty small in The Duke's hand. That was back when a .38 was considered potent!
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Old February 6, 2013, 01:52 AM   #127
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For years and years I was convinced she carried a S&W 2" 15......Now that I look at the screen shots, it looks to be a Diamondback, but only because it looks too small for a Python. Somebody will figure it out......Good question.....Zebulon

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Old February 6, 2013, 02:48 AM   #128
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Not a movie but I've been watching the walking dead and absolutely love the revolver Rick the main character uses throughout the show. It's a Colt Python 6" barrel. Awesome show too btw
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Old February 6, 2013, 05:32 AM   #129
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Tyne Daly carries a snub Python.
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Old February 6, 2013, 02:28 PM   #130
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I must be a heathen because I really dislike how the Pythons look. That extra bit on the end of the barrel makes it look like a pop-gun.
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Old February 6, 2013, 03:29 PM   #131
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That extra bit on the end of the barrel makes it look like a pop-gun.
You referring to the underlug?

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Old February 6, 2013, 08:37 PM   #132
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No, the crown. I just do not like the overall look.
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Old February 7, 2013, 01:35 AM   #133
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Thanks for clearing that up KCub......Zeb
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Old February 7, 2013, 02:12 AM   #134
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Bad guy on the beach with a M-28, or 27 4" even uses a speed loader. Egads, I remember that and not the bazooms?
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Old February 9, 2013, 12:03 AM   #135
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It looks like a Python to me. However if she has small hands and then the perspective that the camera can create......it might be a Diamondback. But for now I say it's a Python.

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Old February 11, 2013, 07:18 AM   #136
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+1 for The Walking Dead and LA Confidential
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Old February 11, 2013, 07:38 AM   #137
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"City Heat Clint and Burt lots or revolvers"

Forgot totally about that movie!

I loved the scene in the beginning of the movie where Eastwood's character keeps shooting the big, burly body guard with 158-gr. LRN .38 Specials, and the guy just keeps coming...
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Old March 17, 2013, 10:40 AM   #138
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The Hills Have Eyes - 2006 remake. The father uses a Taurus Model 66. 6" .357 Magnum. It gets several close up shots during the movie.
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Old March 17, 2013, 01:02 PM   #139
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I watch the walking dead just to see Ricks revolver... notice I didn't say Ricks Python What a beautiful revolver. I know it's just a show but it's still a little strange to see a police officer carry a revolver these days.
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Old March 17, 2013, 03:08 PM   #140
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Of course you have to mention the Dirty Harry Movies and Westerns, but I think a good more recent example, would be the movie Faster with Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson, He did a lot of damage with his Ruger Redhawk Alaskan.
Also although, it is not a movie I would give a special note to Rick Grimes of the Walking dead with his Colt Python.
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Old March 17, 2013, 05:08 PM   #141
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I think it was Colin Farrell, but if he it was a movie with Jodie Foster about some sort of bank job with a twist. Colin had a GP-100, always a wise choice.
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Old March 17, 2013, 07:26 PM   #142
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come on guys the duke in true grit...
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Old March 17, 2013, 08:08 PM   #143
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The OP asked:

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which film do you think had the best portrayal of double action revolvers?
So no one mentioned True Grit, either the Glen Campbell version or the Matt Damon one.

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Old March 18, 2013, 10:04 PM   #144
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Was Silverado and Young Guns mentioned.
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Old March 18, 2013, 10:10 PM   #145
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Old March 18, 2013, 10:28 PM   #146
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LA Confidential

To Live and Die in LA (model 19 snubs)

The Last Boy Scout (model 66 snub and 19 snub)

The Gauntlet (Clint with a 66 snub)

True Romance (various S&W revolvers)
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Old March 22, 2013, 06:06 PM   #147
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Just watched Magnum Force again last night.
Awesome movie for revolver fans...
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Old March 23, 2013, 12:11 PM   #148
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Rolling Thunder (1977).
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Old March 23, 2013, 12:33 PM   #149
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Best movie for revolvers?

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Rolling Thunder (1977).
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Old March 23, 2013, 08:56 PM   #150
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Just saw a newly restored "Gun Crazy" on TCM. Very interesting movie. Lots of revolver play, circa 1950.
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