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Old August 19, 2014, 08:40 AM   #1
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What is your dream revolver?

Although semi autos are my bread and butter, I still have some love for wheel guns. There are many revolvers I would love to own, but one I've had in my mind for a long time, it goes like this: a Smith and Wesson model 27, .357 magnum with a 3 1/2 inch barrel. original all blue finish, standard rear sight, with orange/ high viz front sight, wooden finger grooved grips, a minor trigger job to make the DA pull a little smoother, full spur hammer, and carried in a beautiful customer leather, open top holster, worn strong side. Now that you've heard me drool, feel free to share your dream revolver.
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Old August 19, 2014, 10:27 AM   #2
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I already own my dream revolver,,,

I already own my dream revolver,,,
S&W Model 15 Combat Masterpiece.



In my not-so-humble opinion,,,
It's the finest .38 Special ever built.

Aarond

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Old August 19, 2014, 10:43 AM   #3
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I have acquired a few of my dream revolvers, so now it's a
5 1/4" Korth Sport.
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Old August 19, 2014, 10:56 AM   #4
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Ruger Redhawk 4" .45 Colt. On lay-away. It's good to dream. Aim high.
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Old August 19, 2014, 11:18 AM   #5
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Not a dream revolver, but my next one will be similar to the one Strafer Gott mentioned.

I research and make things a reality vs. a dream.
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Old August 19, 2014, 11:28 AM   #6
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WOW I have no idea these days.
Probably a 454 Casul but I have not given much thought to wheels guns in a long time.
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Old August 19, 2014, 11:45 AM   #7
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In my not-so-humble opinion,,,
It's the finest .38 Special ever built.

Aarond
If its not the finest, I don't know what is.
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Old August 19, 2014, 12:15 PM   #8
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Already have mine, M19..issued in early 70's..4"
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Old August 19, 2014, 12:34 PM   #9
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Bowens "the real super redhawk" in 454.
http://www.bowenclassicarms.com/workshop.html

One day I will have this revolver.
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Old August 19, 2014, 12:37 PM   #10
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S&W Model 24
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Old August 19, 2014, 12:49 PM   #11
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Nice--what caliber is that Model 24???
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Old August 19, 2014, 12:51 PM   #12
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dream revolver

I already own 2 dream wheelguns.A brand new condition Ruger Super Blackhawk 7,5 inch in 44magnum and a mint condition Colt Trooper in 357 magnum.
Don't need nuthin more......
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Old August 19, 2014, 12:59 PM   #13
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One day I hope to have a suppressed 1895 Nagant with holographic sight, custom grips and worked trigger. Just for poops and giggles.
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Old August 19, 2014, 01:01 PM   #14
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favorite wheels

The two most accurate and smooth action shooting are S&W model 14 6" and a S&W model 57 in 6".

What I would love to have would be a S&W model 25 with a 5" bbl in 45 Colt from their custom shop ....what an under appreciated round this is.
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Old August 19, 2014, 01:06 PM   #15
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A NIB no dash 27
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Old August 19, 2014, 01:17 PM   #16
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Now that you've heard me drool, feel free to share your dream revolver.
Does it need to be real? Or does possible count?

Real? S&W model 13, 3", round butt, hard rubber Pachmayr grip of some sort. Almost bought one off a buddy of mine once, but it turned out to be flawed. But, in my hand, it felt perfect.
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Old August 19, 2014, 01:56 PM   #17
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Already have it. My blued, and tuned 5 1/2" barreled Ruger medium frame flattop in .45 Colt. Doesn't get any better .. no how!
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Old August 19, 2014, 02:22 PM   #18
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I've bought most of the revolvers I thought I really needed, there's a couple more yet to snag and I absolutely love 'em and enjoy shooting them (a lot!) but I wouldn't call any of them a "dream revolver."

I have never seen a Korth in the flesh. I really, really want to see one, handle it, get a feel for it's build quality and if I believe what I've read, that could possibly be a dream revolver. I suspect (and do NOT fear!) that if/when that happens, I will make a Korth a reality, some how, at some point.

But I'll go a different route here for the end of my answer:
My DREAM REVOLVER is to conjure up something that does not currently exist. As such, my dream revolver would be that Chiappa goes belly up and in a last-ditch effort to bleed dry the turnip or pay off some bills, they sell the licensing and design of the Rhino, preferably to Smith & Wesson or Ruger, who uses their manufacturing, design and execution abilities to market the bottom-shooting cylinder revolver that actually has some manner of build quality, backed by a decent manufacturer.

The revolver can look like, well, anything. I mean to say, if it ends up being as corn-filled poop ugly as it is right now, I'm fine with that. But it simply must have a better, smoother double action trigger with more mechanical advantage and it's got to be built with some genuine quality and workmanship.
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Old August 19, 2014, 04:08 PM   #19
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Fantasy? A 5 shot 44 mag Ruger in a GP100 size frame with Novak sights.

Reality? The GP100 I'm still working on customizing. We will see if it meets my expectations in a few months.

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Old August 19, 2014, 04:13 PM   #20
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I have been lucky enough to be able to acquire so many of the guns that I wanted for years that I would have a tough time picking out just one.

For me it would have to be a tossup between the Python because I have always admired the way they look, and the 4" Model 29 because I like the compact power it represents.

Fortunately,I have both:

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Old August 19, 2014, 04:22 PM   #21
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Drop dead gorgeous

Tomrkba: That is as fine a looking handgun as ever was.

My dream gun is Model 15 S&W as well.
I get to borrow my buddy's 4" all the time and am tempted to make an offer to him. 'Cept it was a gift from his father-in-law. So, I kinda know what the answer will be.
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Old August 19, 2014, 04:41 PM   #22
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I first saw photos of this about 20 years ago. Have lusted in my heart ever since. These photos don't do it justice. It is truly magnificent.


http://jamesdjulia.com/item/lot-2030...special-36438/
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Old August 19, 2014, 04:58 PM   #23
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These days, about all Im "really" looking for, is a basic 4" Model 25 in .45 Colt.

Then again, other things always seem to keep popping up, and I cant resist.
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Old August 19, 2014, 05:19 PM   #24
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327 Federal Magnum in a 4" Ruger SP101, a six shooter in this caliber. I have already ordered and paid for the new Single Seven, opting for the 5.5". The SP101 is a better carry platform for me, although I may get more proficient with handling and loading the SA. I already own the 3+" SP101 in 327 Federal Magnum.
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Old August 19, 2014, 06:35 PM   #25
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Model 27's are some of the finest guns I own...and I especially like my model 27-2 in a 4" Nickel finish ...( I shoot it a lot ..! )...

But I also became infatuated with single action revolvers...and a couple of years ago, I ordered a Freedom Arms single action, 5 shot, model 83 large frame, 4 3/4" Octagonal barrel..premier grade with a action job specing the trigger at 3.25 lbs....in .357 Mag....

The two of them....are 2 of the top 5 guns in my safe ...and every time I touch them ...or shoot them, I really enjoy them !
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