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Old March 26, 2009, 07:20 PM   #1
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I'm getting weak.

Someone help me. I've got it bad for 325 Thunder Ranch Revolver. At nearly a grand it's gonna hurt real bad. Someone help talk me out of this. I already have two of the 22-4 TRRs. Make the voices in my head quit telling me that spending food money on a new revolver will help me loose weight that the beatings from my wife won't last as long as the satisfaction of shooting the new uber revolver. Help

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Old March 26, 2009, 07:26 PM   #2
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Don't do it!! It's a mistake!! You'll regret it!!

We'll be expecting pics and a range report....
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Old March 26, 2009, 07:51 PM   #3
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Would it help if you don't look at it?



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Old March 26, 2009, 10:58 PM   #4
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Under those funky hogue grips is it round or squre butted?
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Old March 26, 2009, 11:22 PM   #5
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Let's see:
Not overly impressed. Grips look lousy. Paying for a label. A grand? wow, that's a lot of money.

How is that.

Pics and range report, please.
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Old March 27, 2009, 02:37 PM   #6
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If your wife beats you bad enough, you will be able to lay around the house and stroke your shooter. You will forget all about the pain. Think positive.
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Old March 27, 2009, 02:42 PM   #7
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I CAN HELP!!!!
Send me $1,000.00 and I will cure you of this need you have.
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Old March 27, 2009, 03:11 PM   #8
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Someone help talk me out of this.
But of course.

The "gimme" DVD is too short.

The rug is cheesy. If you use it, the range babes will point and scream "poseur!".

You'll have to use blue threadlocker if you want the rail to stay on.

It's unreliable with loose .45ACP. .45 Auto Rim is like chasing chicken lips.

The ejector rod is too short - compromised to clear the rail, I presume.

Getting POI to equal POA may put you at the limit of the rear's adjustability.

Crud accumulates in the barrel's "spanner slots".

The EDM rifling is suspect with lead bullets (I hear).

It comes with a hot 3 moon clips. Evidently, we have insufficient MSRP for a reasonable quantity of ten cent clips.

If you don't already own the paraphernalia, count on around 80.00 for de-re-mooners. Add some more to fluff up the moon clip count.

It takes a half hour to prep for 5 minutes of range use.


On the other hand.
Some few folks (I'm one of them) believe the 32 Oz weight to be "Goldilocks perfect" - enough to soak up recoil but not too heavy.
Spend enough time prepping and you can have a jolly old time burning through clips at the range.
I like the gold bead. But if you didn't, it's easily changed.
The Viridian X5L works like they were made for each other.
The ejector rod may be short, but it's long enough.
It has ball detent lock-up: another thing I'm not sure about but like for its novelty.
It has a forged hammer / trigger. I don't know if this accomplishes anything from a practical standpoint but it trips up folks speachifying over how S&W's have MIM.
It has a mystery single action trigger stop. It's a mystery 'cause the included DVD includes dire warnings against using the single action.
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Old March 27, 2009, 04:08 PM   #9
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And that is all he has to say about THAT.
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Old March 27, 2009, 05:45 PM   #10
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For a Grand they should throw in the stinking light Not my style gun. I would go with a S&W mountain Revolver 45 Colt and have it cut of Moon clips so i could shoot 45ACP in it. But to each his own...............If you like it get it.............Man this is a great country!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh yea I would find one without a stinking lock too.
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Old March 27, 2009, 07:35 PM   #11
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Look,we all know you can't handle the power,the majesty,the beauty of that magnificient Smith and Wesson 325 Thunder Ranch Revolver.



It's a MANLY MAN'S REVOLVER.



Clearly,you may have to go to the gym and beef up some before you even go look at it in the gun case at your local gun store.



And true,it does cost alot of money,so,you really should stay with guns more of your financial making.

Possibly,used Hi Points and the like,

Maybe a Jennings 22 semi auto.

Or maybe a used RG revolver.



Really, you and a Smith 325?

You MUST be joking.



(pics and review after you buy it please )

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Old March 27, 2009, 07:52 PM   #12
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You must think of your family first, Charley. You need to wait 30 days, and then see if you feel the same. You know it has the hole in it, don't you?
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Old March 28, 2009, 06:41 PM   #13
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just go ahead and buy it!

actually, to be honest, the Thunder Ranch is just going to be a revolver that functions just the same as your other ones. Trade them in or sell the other's you have to raise some dough for the TR. I had a neighbor buy a Camaro AND a Firebird, both in the same year model (2001), cuz he had to have em both! But within 4 months he realized he couldn't afford both of them in any shape or form and sold em. As much as we love guns, especially revolvers, ask yourself if $1000 (light and scope not included I believe) could be put to work for a car repair, home renovation, a trip to someplace with the wifey, or into your 401k. Think it over, but wisely.
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Old March 28, 2009, 06:50 PM   #14
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Charley, don't let B.N. brainwash you into buying that kicking little gun. Don't fall for that brainwash. :barf:
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Old March 28, 2009, 06:52 PM   #15
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LOL. B.N., you are cruel.
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Old August 15, 2009, 09:04 AM   #16
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Ill give a deal on mine !!!!
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Old August 15, 2009, 10:28 AM   #17
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You really do need to grow up and be mature and frugal like the rest of us.
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Old August 15, 2009, 10:50 AM   #18
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New old school. Like someone dressed Grandma in a mini skirt.
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Old August 15, 2009, 11:41 AM   #19
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Thought about it, can't help you, save your change and get the gun, see if you can get a deal on a matching pair and give the other to the wife.
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Buy it. Sell your children if you have to!
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Old August 16, 2009, 09:35 AM   #21
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You guys are really bad to have around.

Look at it this way, If you don't buy it you will only spend the money on something else.
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