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Old November 13, 2012, 11:09 PM   #26
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My dear goodness. To the OP, that is a simply splendid specimen. Wow.

As to the pistols, they're tools, so I shoot 'em. Nothing I own is even really collectible by any measure, but I refrained from carrying/shooting them because they were so pristine. Screw that. First to go was a Colt 1911, with a lovely finish (and a sweet trigger). Well, I carry it regularly. Next to go is a CZ 75 B Compact, with that lustrous blue finish. God, what a perfect concealed weapon (for me). Hell, when I'm dead, my descendants can worry about what my pistols look like.

nate45, thanks for that product tip.
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Old November 14, 2012, 10:28 PM   #27
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Bought one of these in 6" last year too. 1972 vintage and NIB.

I could not resist the temptation either.

Thanks, you guys make me feel much better
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Old November 16, 2012, 10:56 PM   #28
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I've decided to part with it since I can't shoot a lot of +P ammo through it while practicing for the silhouette matches.

Note: this is not fishing for a sale, thank you.

I'm going to try a new optics mount on the 686 that, hopefully, will allow me to shoot the same gun in both irons and optic classes.

Hope to get it within a few days.
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