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Old December 27, 2012, 02:05 AM   #76
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I really need to get myself a nice model 10.
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Old December 27, 2012, 02:32 AM   #77
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I've narrowed it down to 2, both Wessons, neither a Smith.
My 722, unbelievible trigger and more accurate than 9 out of 10 Semiautos I've owned.

Or my 15. Even if it shot terrible it would be worth taking to the range just for the looks it got.
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Old December 27, 2012, 06:58 AM   #78
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Best revolvers I ever shot/owned?

I have shot by friends Colt Python, damn fine gun.
I currently own a Blackhawk SAA in .41 mag thats just a ton of fun to shoot and is accurate as any other gun I have shot.

And believe it or not a Raging Bull in 454 Casull was a really nice gun to shoot also.
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Old December 27, 2012, 10:54 AM   #79
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I have to go with my S&W 547s. The blued one is the most accurate revolver I have owned.

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Old December 27, 2012, 05:40 PM   #80
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A 44mag super blackhawk.
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Old December 27, 2012, 07:04 PM   #81
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I have to say my Smith and Wesson 581. Just a great shooter and accurate as all heck.

2nd is my Ruger sp101 in .327 federal magnum. The gun is very balanced and it does great even with full powered loads. Great gun in a great chambering.
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Old December 27, 2012, 07:19 PM   #82
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S & W Model 17, 6 inch 22 rimfire 1956 vintage and centerfire Python 6 inch blued 1982
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Old December 27, 2012, 07:56 PM   #83
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A ruger flattop 44 with custom handmade grips. Its seen better days but its still my favorite by far.
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Old December 27, 2012, 08:04 PM   #84
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"Best" can mean many different things. If I were to go by smooth action and accurate shooting, my top three in no particular order would be:

Smith and Wesson pre-M&P Target Model circa 1928:

Colt Officer's Model Match in .38 spl circa 1956:

Colt .357 Magnum 1954 (first year production):
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Old December 27, 2012, 09:03 PM   #85
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My 66-2, 4" barrel with finger-grooved S&W stocks
In SAM mode, the trigger only requires the slightest squeeze
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Old December 27, 2012, 09:35 PM   #86
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Have to be my stainless Redhawk. It was my first handgun, my 16th birthday present. It had a pretty good trigger from the factory that only got better with use. Still have it, only shoot it once or twice a year now.
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Old December 28, 2012, 01:40 AM   #87
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S&W 627, 5" barrel.

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Old December 30, 2012, 09:22 AM   #88
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I have a few revolvers and shot a few more. Among my own is a Python and I owned a smattering of Colts over the years that failed to impress me.

I am impressed with the quality of Freedom Arms Premier grade revolvers but am not really a big fan of S/A revolvers.

I enjoy S&W revolvers, K frames particularly, but my favourite by far is my Korth and the few other Korths that I have shot. An honorable mention should also go to the MR 73 that I have had the pleasure to test extensively.
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Old December 30, 2012, 12:14 PM   #89
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Fav. revolver

Ruger Single Six Conv,Ruger Blackhawk .375-9MM conv,Ruger Super blackhawk .44 Mag.,Ruger SP101 .357 Mag,Colt Amaconda .44 Mag,love them all.biker
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Old December 30, 2012, 08:01 PM   #90
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Would have to give the vote to my S&W 66 stainless 4 inch Combat Magnum with a hammer and return spring upgrade and polished moving parts. Added a set of Safariland right side palm swell grips. Out to 50 yds. it will go toe to toe with my K-14 6 all day long and shoots just the cutest little groups in double action I have ever seen.
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Old December 31, 2012, 12:13 AM   #91
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My favorite

I currently own an S&W 686 that is my favorite, but I had an S&W model 10 that was my favorite before that. Someone I know that was at a very high competition level really liked Blackhawks and sang their praises.
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Old December 31, 2012, 10:01 AM   #92
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"best" is always hard to define. At the top of the list, grouped together all these are #1 for me: Ruger Old Army, Ruger Redhawk .44 mag. and Ruger Super Single-Six .22lr.
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Old December 31, 2012, 03:03 PM   #93
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I am quite fond of my S&W M57. Shoot the 22's more, but it is very sweet.
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Old December 31, 2012, 10:57 PM   #94
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I just have four revolvers and my Dan Wesson 15-2V6 used to be my favorite. It's the prettiest but the trigger isn't nice. Picked up a 4" S&W 15-3 last week for $280. Most of the finish is worn off and she doesn't have original grips. Looks as if she's barely been fired, though. The action is smooth as butter. While she's not in great aesthetic condition, I think I found my new favorite revolver. I'm growing fonder each day of the "character" that she has.
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Old December 31, 2012, 11:04 PM   #95
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After S&W introduced the 625 of 1989 in a 5" version I passed. Some time later, both the 3" and 4" versions were introduced. I bought two 3" and a 4"....The 3" 625's were the best of the breed for me. Incredibly accurate, Great looking, and fast......Yep, sold them all. If only I had known....Zebulon
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Old December 31, 2012, 11:11 PM   #96
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S&W Modol 29,8 3/8" Barrel.Killed a nice buck at 140 yards,1 shot
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Old January 3, 2013, 04:49 AM   #97
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My favorite is my near mint 6VH Model 715 Dan Wesson I got so cheap, $269 plus shipping, with the original box, a holster, a gun rug, custom sights, 3 grips, and some parts, that I had to wonder what was I missing and why wasn't anyone but me and some other guy bidding on it? Why did he let it go so cheap? I was so relieved when the gunshop called to tell me it was in and it "looked really good". There was one on GB recently that went for about $650, and it wasn't as nice as mine is.

The S&W 28 I had was a close second. It had the target hammer and trigger, with an action job. It had a lot of bluing worn off, but was in great shape otherwise. I missed getting it back 20 years after I missed it by a dollar on GB! It looked exactly the same as the day I sold it. I always wondered what it had done during all those years.

In third would be the Dan Wesson "Frankengun" that I got when I went to a gun store that was going out of business and bought a very heavy box of "parts" for $50. There were enough parts to build an entire gun, which I did while eating lunch in the car afterwards. I made a ton of money on that deal, I kept two of 6 barrels in the box and sold the rest. There was a ton of stuff in there, a couple of cylinders, dozens of springs and several hands, etc. I sold most of it and still have some of the parts left. Never needed anything but a hand spring and a grip screw in any of DWs since then.
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Old January 4, 2013, 05:23 PM   #98
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Colt Python .357 wih 6" barrel in stainless steel. Smooth as warm butter.
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Old January 4, 2013, 05:29 PM   #99
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Dan Wesson in .357 magnum I bought back in 1973-74. 6" barrel, my most accurate pistol but way too heavy/large for conceiled carry.
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Old January 4, 2013, 05:34 PM   #100
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S&W 686 3 inch CS-1.
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