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Old October 8, 2018, 06:26 AM   #26
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Amazing weapons! Almost too pretty to shoot.
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Old October 8, 2018, 06:57 AM   #27
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Would love to see some photo's of the guns broken down, particularly interested in the slide/barrel lockup.
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Old October 8, 2018, 09:18 AM   #28
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Great looking handguns !!!!
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Old October 8, 2018, 11:00 AM   #29
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Beautiful guns!
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Old October 8, 2018, 07:07 PM   #30
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Would love to see some photo's of the guns broken down, particularly interested in the slide/barrel lockup.
Sure, I'll post some tomorrow.

The build quality is readily apparent on the inside as well. Almost beyond belief.
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Old October 9, 2018, 07:54 AM   #31
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I want a Korth!
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Old October 9, 2018, 08:26 AM   #32
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Thank you for sharing those beautiful pictures!

BTW, where is the cylinder release on the revolvers?
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Old October 9, 2018, 09:49 AM   #33
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Thank you for sharing those beautiful pictures!

BTW, where is the cylinder release on the revolvers?
The lever on the right side...


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Old October 9, 2018, 09:55 AM   #34
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As promised, here are some interior pics of them. Everything is serial numbered, much like a Luger or Sig P210. You can see the precision of the machining. Look at the way "Korth" is marked on the barrel assembly, for instance. Honestly, the magazines are built better than most firearms are.




First is #122












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Old October 9, 2018, 09:56 AM   #35
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Old October 9, 2018, 09:58 AM   #36
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Don't waste your money on the new Lollar stuff imported by Nighthawk.

Fine guns, but nothing of the sort comparatively speaking.
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Old October 11, 2018, 09:25 AM   #37
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Fantastic!!!

Thanks again.
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Old October 12, 2018, 07:52 AM   #38
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Don't waste your money on the new Lollar stuff imported by Nighthawk.
Yes, I am aware of this - there is a big difference.
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Old October 12, 2018, 10:28 AM   #39
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Beautiful firearms. I was not aware they made semi-autos. All I have seen till now were revolvers.

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Old October 15, 2018, 03:41 PM   #40
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What is wrong with the 'New' Korth revolvers Nighthawk is selling?
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Old October 15, 2018, 04:23 PM   #41
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What is wrong with the 'New' Korth revolvers Nighthawk is selling?
Not sure what you mean. I didn't say anything was wrong with them. I said they don't compare favorably to the original Ratzeburg Korths. It is a totally different company now with different manufacturing processes and different labor standards. The level of hand craftsmanship is different.

Doesn't mean they are bad guns, but if you want the real Korth experience, don't waste your money buying one from the new company. If you just want a fine revolver with the Korth name, go for it. There's a lot of fine revolvers that aren't on the level of a vintage Korth Combat. In fact, 99% would fall into the category.

Never said anything was "wrong" with them. The good news is that you can get them brand new for $3500 or so. A real deal Ratzeburg model from the 70's or 80's in excellent condition with the box could cost you twice that or more.

Handle them side by side and you'll see what I'm talking about. The difference is night and day.

I've got a bunch of Pythons, Registered Magnums, Freedom Arms, Manurhin MR73's, etc. Vintage Korths are about as fine as revolvers get.
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