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Old 05-15-2020, 07:44 PM
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Just got the gun back today after having the Sambar Stag stocks fitted and installed. He also cut an 11 degree forcing cone and did an action tune.
Spring Creek Armory did the work. Owner is Bill Fuchs.



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Old 05-15-2020, 08:32 PM
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Just beautiful!
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Bill does nice work. My favorite cartridge in my favorite gun. What generation? Those grips are terrific.

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Old 05-16-2020, 12:25 AM
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3rd Generation. Made in 1979.
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Old 05-16-2020, 10:18 AM
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3rd Generation. Made in 1979.
Bill: I own the twin, 3rd Gen 1979 .44 Special 5.5" barrel. Excellent shooter!
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Old 05-16-2020, 10:42 AM
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Love .44 special. Have two S&W's but no SAA right now. Once had Andy Horvath convert a 3 screw .357 Ruger to .44 special but sold it. I have an early 2nd Gen 4 3/4 .357 Colt that I have thought about converting but 4 3/4 .357's are sort of rare so might not be a good idea.
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Thanks for sharing! Beautiful. Love the grips and the fact
that you had it tuned. All Colt SAA's need to be tuned.
I collect second gen's and have a least one of each year
they were made. I have been shooting a pair of second gen
357's since 2001 in cowboy action. Thousands and thousands
of rounds and zero.....yes, you heard me, zero problems.
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Cool .44 special..
I picked up this second gen .357 a few
months ago that had the wrong grips.
I think stags would look great on it...
Thanks for the info.
This SAA is a fairly low production in this
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Cool .44 special..
I picked up this second gen .357 a few
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I think stags would look great on it...
Thanks for the info.
This SAA is a fairly low production in this
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I don't generally like nickle plated guns, but yours is an exception. Very, very nice.
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Old 05-17-2020, 12:43 PM
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Stags on nickle look fantastic. Send it to Bill and have him add a set of fire blued screws. ��

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I have to say Bgrafsr, that’s one good looking SAA.
Probably one of the finest to my eye.
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Very awesome OP. Only thing that beats a Colt SAA is a Colt SAA in .44 Spl
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Ain't nutt'n you can't love about that one Bgrafsr! I'm jealous.
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Looks good. I have a 44 SAA I got around 1985. A few years later my wife had some ivory made for it as BD gift.

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Is it a shooter? Load a 240 grain hardcast SWC to about 750 fps.
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Great looking gun and grips, Bill. Who made your grips?
Larry
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No fancy grips on mine....never wanted to ship them out to be fitted. Although there are times that I wish I did.....here is my .44sp with .45lc siblings.

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I got the grips from Rogers Gun & Grips, Delaware, OH. He is on EBay.
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My 3rd gen .44 SAA is in 7 1/2”. Got it used in a gun deal 20 plus years ago. Still haven’t shot it. Maybe tomorrow.
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Poor neglected Colt. All it wants to do is please you.......
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