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Old May 13, 2021, 01:48 PM   #101
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I forgot all about this one till I found it at the back of my gunsafe. It looks like a 1911 but that's where it ends. Inside it shares nothing with a 1911. Fun to shoot though and decently accurate.
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Old May 15, 2021, 10:29 PM   #102
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Most unpretentious handgun? Probably would be my Taurus PT-1911, although it did come with nice walnut checkered grip panels, but with the parkerized finish and large TAURUS emblazoned on the slide, no one will mistake it for a proud pony or a Nighthawk.
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Old May 26, 2021, 03:14 PM   #103
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More than a few folks have mentiond Charter Arms. I have a stainless 38 special Charter snubbie with a factory bobbed hammer. I have had it at least thirty years and it looks like new. Fit and finish are excellent. It currently resides on top of a grandfather's clock in my front hall near the front door.
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Old May 28, 2021, 11:18 AM   #104
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My Ruger LCP.
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Old June 1, 2021, 08:46 AM   #105
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Mine would be old 1st edition Ruger Single-6 and a S&W Victory 38sp. They may no be collector items but they are still first rate weapons. Some time ago I decided life was to short to waste time playing with second rate firearms. By same token all those NIB S&Ws are not doing any good. Sending them to market.
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Old June 30, 2021, 09:23 PM   #106
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I have a few rather worn, used and otherwise nondescript .38 Hand Ejector revolvers. Not very impressive but I like them. Not sure what is considered 'unpretentious'.
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Old June 30, 2021, 09:46 PM   #107
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Old July 1, 2021, 04:59 AM   #108
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Pretty much all of my guns are unpretentious, but the most unpretentious would be my Star BM.
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Old July 1, 2021, 10:17 AM   #109
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This one has a very serious "meaning business look" to it. It is a S&W Pre-Model 27 in .357 Magnum with a 3 & 1/2 " barrel shipped from the factory in May of 1950.
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Old July 8, 2021, 04:31 PM   #110
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Colt Scout that's about 60 years old. Lot of wear, but still one of the most accurate pistols I have.
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Old July 9, 2021, 09:23 AM   #111
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Rossi 2" .38
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Old July 11, 2021, 09:30 AM   #112
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All and yet, none.

Had a Charter Arms 4" service revolver .38 - sold it
Had a couple of Rossi .38 - sold
Had a couple of Phoenix .22 - sold
Had a couple of Heritage .22 - sold
Had an Auto Ordinance 1911. Possibly the most unpretentious gun ever. Totally reliable, accurate, mil-spec, carry gun for 30+ years -sold it

Simply tools and toys.
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Old July 11, 2021, 02:43 PM   #113
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Ruger P95. Inexpensive, sturdy and reliable--and about as unpretentious as it gets.
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Old July 29, 2021, 08:59 PM   #114
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My Taurus 1911...utilitarian workhorse, enough said.
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Old July 29, 2021, 10:17 PM   #115
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This would be a S&W model 66 that I tote when I’m walking the fence line.

I also have a Rough Rider .22 with a birds head grip that I tote occasionally.


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Old August 6, 2021, 11:00 AM   #116
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I had a Taurus that pretended to be a gun. Didn’t have it for long.
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Old August 10, 2021, 12:48 AM   #117
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Smith 908 with most of the finish worn off the slide. At 10 yards I can put the next 50 shots inside a cantaloupe size group. Paid $100 for it to a guy who needed the money in 1992.
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Old August 12, 2021, 10:18 AM   #118
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I'm not sure if a Smith & Wesson N-frame can ever really be "unpretentious" or not, but I picked up this refinished Model 28 not too long ago. It's sort of rough looking...or many it just looks like serious business.

It's got a target hammer and trigger, (and a REALLY nice trigger), and I've cleaned it up with Flitz and Ren Wax, and gotten it halfway presentable in polite company. It's S/N puts it in the early "N" series...probably about 1971-72. Tight as the day they made it.



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Old August 12, 2021, 11:33 AM   #119
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The original Arex Delta.
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Old September 1, 2021, 12:43 AM   #120
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Smith & Wesson Model 49 Bodyguard .38 Special

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Old September 3, 2021, 12:11 PM   #121
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S&W Model 10-7 3" sq.butt
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