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Old 04-15-2018, 04:58 PM
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Default Sounds like 'new old stock'....

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Originally Posted by Wee Hooker View Post
FWIW, I've purchased two "new old stock" S&W revolvers from dealers over the net in the last 6-8 years. Both had minor issues that included retarded timing, handling marks and/or a canted barrel. After the fact, I suspect that is why these particular guns never sold. I'm not saying I would never buy one under that heading again but I know now they require extra scrutiny before purchase.
....should be called 'blems' or 'factory seconds.' or maybe just 'defective'.
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