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Old June 20, 2022, 05:34 AM   #1
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S&W 19-3

Who can resist a P&R 4” model 19-3 made in 1971 for $ 675 ? I certainly can’t



















It’ll pair nicely with my 1972 model 66

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Old June 20, 2022, 10:18 AM   #2
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I've followed your posts for a cpl years now Classic and must say that you've collected some of the most interesting guns we've seen here on TFL. These two are no exception...and I'll admit I've got a pair in very similar condition which see regular carry use here on our KY farm. Thanks for posting, Rod
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Old June 20, 2022, 11:00 AM   #3
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First time I think I've gotten a better deal than you show. 2 Mod 19-3 for $700 though it was 10 years ago... Both had replacement grips though.
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Old June 20, 2022, 02:13 PM   #4
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I had to take pics paired with my recently acquired model 57







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Old June 20, 2022, 03:34 PM   #5
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That is gorgeous! I need to get one of those someday
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Old June 20, 2022, 03:46 PM   #6
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Hey, Draw back that hammer and show off what a real firing pin looks like!
Beautiful.
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Old June 20, 2022, 06:48 PM   #7
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Congratulations. I may hate you for buying my dream gun, but it is beautiful and I'm sure it bring you happiness.
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Old June 21, 2022, 06:43 PM   #8
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Very good price on an outstanding revolver. Good for you! The 19 is easier to handle than an N-frame. I understand it was Border Patrol hero Bill Jordan's favorite LEO side arm. In fact, he helped S&W decide to produce it. I use mine to hold the fort at home and in the car.
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Old June 24, 2022, 01:53 PM   #9
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An excellent family!
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Old June 24, 2022, 04:05 PM   #10
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Have owned Smith 41 mags since the 70's. Still have a 657 and added a Bisley 41. I had a 19-2 and a 66 and they didn't like hot loads, particularly the Federal 357B, so I got a 28.
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Old June 25, 2022, 10:26 AM   #11
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The model 19-3 has been a long time favorite of mine for years. I have several in 4" blued, and 1 in 6" nickel. I also have a couple of 66s. Since the K frames are such a smaller frame, they can be a little harsh on the hands with full power .357s.
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