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Old November 17, 2012, 11:34 AM   #1
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I Have A Weakness For Revolvers

There I said it!

I was reorganizing my safe this morning to make some room for my latest revolver and I realized that I have a weakness for wheelguns.

Family portrait:

Left side=Smith and Wessons.
Right side=Colt.
Around the outside=Rugers



Edited to reflect the fact that I can't spell.

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Old November 17, 2012, 01:53 PM   #2
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What a nice looking circle of friends you have there.
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Old November 17, 2012, 02:09 PM   #3
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Keeping revos alive! Do what you can! Starting my own bunch.
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Old November 17, 2012, 02:42 PM   #4
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I Have A Weakness For Revolovers
I think you've just coined a new term.
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Old November 17, 2012, 03:54 PM   #5
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I feel your pain! here's a few of my Smith's (only the model 60 has a lock)
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Old November 17, 2012, 04:27 PM   #6
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Not a weakness, just good taste in guns.
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Old November 17, 2012, 05:14 PM   #7
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I got the same problem, just had it longer

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Old November 17, 2012, 07:33 PM   #8
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1 old-- Impressive to say the least!
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Old November 18, 2012, 12:28 AM   #9
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Need more Rugers
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Old November 18, 2012, 03:07 AM   #10
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1-old: That is a very nice display. I've never seen anyone with that many handguns. Do you have any semi autos?
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Old November 19, 2012, 07:29 PM   #11
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Nice herd! You don't have a "weakness" . . . you have an affection . . . recognize it and nourish it! Revolvers are like dogs or fine wine . . . there's always room for more!
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Old November 19, 2012, 07:30 PM   #12
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What a collection! I'd be looking into a 12 step program, NOT!!!!!
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Old November 19, 2012, 09:04 PM   #13
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Mighty pretty hardware in this thread and I'm not even a "revolver guy" to be sure. I have a comparable amount/diversity of semi's but forgive me not one revolver).

Funny thing is the first handgun I ever shot was my Dad's (RIP) S&W Model 10 service revolver and then his CPD BUG. I never really became a "gun nut" though until after I graduated College (semi 9mm craze had just taken hold) and began to make a few bucks (and I do mean "few" ) that allowed for a reasonable handgun/long-gun collection over the past twenty years.

Long story short, I have always 'browsed' the revolver threads just to maintain a basic knowledge of the industry. But in the last several years I have taken a renewed interests in them (I see them all the time as one of my favorite genres of film are Westerns). Suffice it to say that I will definitively be in contact with Santa about a wheel-gun this Christmas! If I had a "wish-list" for the bearded one I would like to have either a classic Colt Python or a S&W 29 (or 686 or....).

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Old November 19, 2012, 09:04 PM   #14
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Here are a few of them - these pics include very few of the rimfires or double actions...











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Old November 19, 2012, 09:05 PM   #15
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Old November 19, 2012, 09:06 PM   #16
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Consecutively numbered .38-40/.40 S&W convertible Vaqueros. I have a third one, but not consecutive to these two. (edit) All three of these are already in the first picture.


Not really a revolver, but...
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Old November 19, 2012, 09:40 PM   #17
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Old November 20, 2012, 08:14 AM   #18
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Old November 20, 2012, 09:17 AM   #19
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While I don't have anything nearly as impressive as the previously shown collections, I too share an affinity for revolvers. Here are some of the wheelguns I've owned over the years:









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Old November 20, 2012, 12:35 PM   #20
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Webleymkv,

Just curious, do you still own those beaut's as you say "over the years"... Reason I ask is I have always had a problem getting rid of them . I never thought I would get close to maxing out my safe (yet some of the members here have several so I don't feel too bad)...
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Old November 20, 2012, 01:09 PM   #21
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If you have an itch for revolvers, by all means scratch it. I do.
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Old November 20, 2012, 02:06 PM   #22
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Just curious, do you still own those beaut's as you say "over the years"... Reason I ask is I have always had a problem getting rid of them . I never thought I would get close to maxing out my safe (yet some of the members here have several so I don't feel too bad)...
No, of the ones pictured I only still own the S&W M28 and M66. The Redhawk and the S&W M21 were both sold and replaced with a S&W 629-6 (though the Redhawk is still in the family as I sold it to my younger brother). The Colt Cobra was also sold to a lady acquaintence who was moving to another state by herself and needed a handgun for personal protection. I do, however, own a few more revolvers which I've never gotten around to taking pictures of including the aforementioned 629, a S&W M36, Webley Mk. IV, and H&R Model 999 Sportsman. I've also previously owned a Taurus 445 snub but never bothered to take a picture of it. I sometimes regret selling the S&W M21 and the Colt Cobra, but I've never really missed the Taurus or the Ruger all that much (of course I can still shoot the Ruger occasionally).
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Old November 20, 2012, 02:15 PM   #23
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I now feel totaly and completely inadequate!

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Old November 23, 2012, 12:48 PM   #24
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I now feel totaly and completely inadequate!
I don't. I would feel strange knowing I have more guns than I can thoroughly get to know in my entire lifetime! I prefer to have intimate knowledge of a more moderate arsenal. But to each his own!
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I think I've died and gone to revolver heaven...
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