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Old September 3, 2013, 07:14 PM   #1
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Thanks for the Help, Here is My New Mountain Gun

A few weeks ago I sought the Forums thoughts on a .45 Colt Revolver. ( http://thefiringline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=530452 ) I picked my new revolver up today. Thanks for everyone's thoughts and help.

It is a Smith & Wesson Mountain Gun in Model 25 with a 4" barrel.

Below is a picture compared to my .357 Magnum Model 686. The 686 is slightly heavier.
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Old September 3, 2013, 07:29 PM   #2
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Nice... wanted one for a long time.
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Old September 3, 2013, 09:58 PM   #3
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Sweet.....I have two 657-4 Mountain Guns and they are great revolvers!
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Old September 4, 2013, 06:54 AM   #4
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Great guns..both of 'em. I've looked for a 657 (.41 Magnum) in the Mountain Gun barrel size for years with no luck...folks that have 'em, keep 'em. Rod
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Old September 7, 2013, 09:52 AM   #5
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Beautiful revolver!
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Old September 8, 2013, 02:41 AM   #6
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Mtn's

The "mtn gun" in .45 makes the most sense for the project, to me anyhow. I suppose techically speaking, its the lightest model (biggest holes) but likely not by much. The .45 cal works well at low pressures, and I would think make the slimmed down revolvers easy to shoot.

So....what's mine, .44 mag, as that's all there was at the time. When .45 came about, I just couldn't see loading for yet another caliber, so I passed. I just run the .44 at a tad over .44 Spl power and live with it.

your .45 is a Very nice revolver.
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