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Old July 8, 2013, 09:54 PM   #26
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I do seem to have acquired a few of them though.
Nice pair of K-22's in the upper left, there.
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Old July 8, 2013, 10:00 PM   #27
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No addiction here, but so far I've had 3 S&W revolvers and now 3 S&W semi-autos.

If I have an "addiction", it is conceptual. I have fallen for the 3rd generation Smith semi-autos, in a big way. But, so far, I've kept it under control (only 3 so far).

I like used guns better than new, anyway (so it all fits perfectly). I am staying out of the gun shops right now, lest I find any more overlooked polizei trade-ins or other neglected 3g's.....that need a good home.
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Old July 8, 2013, 10:33 PM   #28
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Highpower - Could you list the model numbers of the guns in your pic please? Beautiful Rack-O-Smiths.

I'd be happy to......

Left side:

1950 K38 Masterpiece
1948 K22 Masterpiece
1976 M66 no dash


Right side:

1978 M57 no dash
1995 M629 Classic DX
1978 M29-2
1959 M29 no dash
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Old July 8, 2013, 10:50 PM   #29
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Beautiful. Thanks for the list.

I have that same 1976 66 no dash. Finest gun I've ever fired/carried. Your whole rack is a handful of masterpiece!


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Old July 9, 2013, 01:38 AM   #30
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Funny you say that......
S&W is a great company, nothing wrong with giving them your business. I sure do. I also like their 1911's and I encourage your intrigue in them. When I purchased my E Series I actually asked a few younger gentleman working at the store what they thought of S&W 1911's. They scoffed and said Springfield all the way. Needless to say I am a happy owner of a great shooter.
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Old July 9, 2013, 09:56 AM   #31
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Pain? How about when one of your younglings is named Smith and the other Wesson? And they're both girls. Of course they're also both English Setters.
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Old July 9, 2013, 12:21 PM   #32
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I'm a fan as well...but
Back in '07 I bought a nice 4506.
I liked it a lot but one day when shooting outdoors the extractor abandoned ship. Of course I couldn't find the part in the weeds and dirt.
It took me about 6 months to find a replacement and in fact I never did. The Smith I took it to finally located one.
Once repaired I sold it.

I now have a 6906 that I'm quite fond of - I hope I don't have the same thing happen to it :-(
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Old July 9, 2013, 03:15 PM   #33
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I have a small addiction too
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Old July 9, 2013, 05:14 PM   #34
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List 'em, cornhusker...
You can leave out the autos if you want. Those aren't real Smiths...


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Old July 9, 2013, 06:06 PM   #35
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Sure
Left side form the top
Old K22
1905 4th change
Safety Hammerless Lemon squeezer in 38 S&W
637-2
On the right from the top
25-2
28-2
586-1
The semi-autos are a SW9VE and a 5906
Just something about S&W that I can't pass up
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Old July 9, 2013, 06:34 PM   #36
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You have a nice addiction. The only two revolvers on the market today that are worth anything are Smith & Wesson and Ruger.
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Old July 9, 2013, 07:05 PM   #37
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I'm just joking about the autos, of course.

I think the 1911sc, the new commander length with rounded butt, is the coolest looking 1911 I've ever seen.


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Old July 9, 2013, 08:40 PM   #38
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" I now have a 6906 that I'm quite fond of - I hope I don't have the same thing happen to it :-("


LewSchiller,


Extractors breaking are a rare occurrence in any 3rd gen. Smith. 6906's are considered pretty well bulletproof. However, just do what I've done : order a spare from Brownell's, Midway or Numrich....and keep it for a rainy day. I got 2 from Numrich (used, of course) for my 6904 and 6906....and they appear just fine (nice and sharp, no excessive wear). I've also obtained a spare set of springs for each gun. So, I'm good to go - for the foreseeable future.

I used to worry about stuff breaking on my Mauser rifles, so I developed the habit of stocking the most likely-to-fail parts. I've never had to use ANY of my Mauser spares.....and I doubt it will be much different with my Smiths.
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Old July 9, 2013, 08:49 PM   #39
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Would if I could - they're sold out.
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Old July 9, 2013, 09:14 PM   #40
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Addicted to Smith and Wesson?

I have the same problem but has now overflowed into Rugers and Sigs also
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Old July 9, 2013, 10:16 PM   #41
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I like the S&W revolver -- a lot. I own 3 of the ones with the lock, no problems with the lock, ignore it. The problem seems to be the lack of quality in other areas. First choice is an older gun with a pinned bbl. That being said, I have a 625JM that is the funnest of them all. A little tuning and it's a blast. So far several thousand rounds and the lock hasn't done anything at all. No problems with a 642 and a 686 with the locks. None of the new ones are as classy as my 15, 17, 19, 28, & 586. Love them all.
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Old July 15, 2013, 12:29 AM   #42
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S&W just happens to sell the Hanguns I Like the most. I have a small collection (less than 20 ) 80 percent are S&W Half are 3rd gen semi autos. As a side note, I wish Ruger semi autos didn't look so weird.
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Old July 21, 2013, 10:58 AM   #43
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Yeah, I've got 33 Smith & Wesson handguns, so I have a problem.

Mostly classics, but I've got a bunch of Performance Center autos as well.
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Old July 22, 2013, 09:25 PM   #44
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If you want a .45 ACP get one of the 45XX series.
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