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Old May 8, 2022, 12:11 PM   #26
RickB
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A buddy had an unfired Dick Special that his mom bought in '76.
He was not a gun guy, but he owns some businesses (bar, apartment buildings), and was interested in learning to shoot.
I was trying to get the gun from him - I would have bought him a Glock, and taught him to shoot it, in exchange for the Colt - but he had an emotional attachment to the snubby.
In a "you don't want to meet your heroes" moment, I was very underwhelmed by the Colt's DA trigger. It was heavy, not especially smooth, and had a sort of unpredictable release that made it hard to shoot.
We put 50 rounds through it, and I should have applied some more, "Gee, you don't want to struggle with that trigger" pressure, but he still has the gun.
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