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Old 08-07-2014, 05:39   #1
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Exclamation pretty wheelguns

we all like gun porn
so lets see the prettiest guns you got.
this one is a 1978 S&W 27-2 it came with the oak presentation case.
it shoots as good as it looks.







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Old 08-07-2014, 05:42   #2
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this one isnt pretty
but i like how my photos turned out
ruger sp-101


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1873 SAA pietta

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ruger new model black hawk .44 mag

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Old 08-07-2014, 06:30   #6
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You slime. Sorry for the name. Blame it on envy. Those are some fine wheel guns. I would post one but I don't own a single pistol. Don't want to register.
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Old 08-07-2014, 06:35   #7
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Originally Posted by dh1633pm View Post
You slime. Sorry for the name. Blame it on envy. Those are some fine wheel guns. I would post one but I don't own a single pistol. Don't want to register.
i am in the minority in that i am not a huge semi-auto fan.
i do own a S.A.1911A1GI
but thats the only one.
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Old 08-07-2014, 07:07   #8
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My dad likes wheel guns. He has a couple semi's but his passion is the wheel gun. He has a Ruger Blackhawk stainless in .22, .357, 44 Mag, 45 LC. Has a Redhawk in 45 Mg and a Smith & Wesson 686 in .357. Just to name a few. I love shooting them. The Blackhawk in 45 LC I purchased for him. Everyone should own at least on firearm in 45 LC.
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Old 08-07-2014, 07:22   #9
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This old worn S&W 29-2 has traveled many miles and has served me well.
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Pretty is nice, but like all things beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

This is not my piece, rather my FIL's. It was given as a gift from a widow of a retired DPS officer. She didn't know what to do with it after her husband's passing and the FIL and the officer were good friends. FIL is also an LEO, but not DPS.

It's beauty comes from a long life of public service. If it could talk there is no telling what it would say, how many times it had been used to protect it's owner's life, or how many minds it changed just by being there. Thousands of eyes have seen this gun and given it respect, as well as the officer who carried it. Thousands have probably remarked about it being the only thing between them and the officer getting an azz whoopin'. There is no way to count the number of rounds that have been down it's barrel, the times it's been cleaned, or how much it meant to the original owner.

We have a number of LEO departmental guns, but I think this one is my favorite. It's the most worn, the most beat, the most scratched, the most used. It was carried for a long time, unlike some of the newer semi-autos which get replaced every few years (which make them a whole lot easier to collect as well). It also comes from a time before cops were viewed as badazzes and the line between good and bad was so much wider.
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Old 08-07-2014, 10:20   #11
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Cool histories' count
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After I get my 'necessary' gun collection sorted out, I'd like to get back into the pretty stuff again. I've got a buddy that does engraving on his air rifles and am amazed at some of the little touches he does that really improve the looks. They're pretty simple, but like all things there's an art to it.

Part of me wants to find a cheap gun and give it a try.
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This is a Lipsey Ruger SS Limited Edition . 45 Combo biult on the 1961 Ruger .357 frame. It has a very Colt SAA feel..
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id like to get some more old style nickle guns.
so classy

meanwhile during this upcoming long winter i am planning on polishing the bejabbers out of a coupla my stainless guns
i dont hunt
and i like shiny!
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The Lipsey Ruger is Stainless Steel not nickle. I agree, the "Bling" is great on a six shooter.
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3 rd. issue Police positive

Always liked the feel and balance of the 3rd issue police positive.
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Had someone offer me a Single Six in a trade the other day. Man it was hard to pass up, but I managed. In retrospect, I probably should've taken the deal as it would've been easier to get rid of than the .223 wssm rifle I am trying to get rid of
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Smith & Wesson 686. My dad who is 82 just purchased. Shot it last week and it was a blast.
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Very nice. The first handgun I ever shot was a S&W 686. When I bought my first handgun, I was lucky enough to find a 686 for a good price.

The other is just a plain, Ruger Super Redhawk in .44mag. Glad I got the 7.5" barrel and not the 9.5". Needs a trigger job, sucker stacks a lot. The S&W has had a few tweaks, and is oh, so nice!

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BFR .45-70, not so pretty but gets the job done



I shot a chunk of wood floating in a mudhole in an area that us good ol' boys practice at. estimated about 15lbs, slug impacted just under it and blew the hunk about 10' distant and 3 ft up.
oh, 45-70. handload cast slugs with light charges are fun to shoot, but even factory much less the heavier loads get your attention.
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oh yeah, maybe 'usmc' the PU forum wise guy will see fit to post 'his .460 s&w'
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Marlin, that gun makes me tingle in funny places

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Hey Lurp, this is a Colt PP circa 1926 . It is caliber Colt .32 New Police. I also have a .38 Colt PP. These were the first compact handguns firing the modern ammo of the time.
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Hey DR, I hope you don't mind... I had to lighten that up to get a better look. Purdy little gun for sure, one to be proud of.
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