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Old 11-30-2010, 08:52 PM
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Hi folks,I Just purchased this pre model 29 4 screw serial number s17083x in near mint condition.It was a private purchase and I think it was my greatest find of all time at 650.00.I was told it only had a box of 50 pumped thru it.I didn't clean all the oil of it yet,but I'm working on it.Here are some poor pictures.
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Please go play the lottery - when you win big, remember who told you to play!

Congrats on the 44 Magnum!
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Old 11-30-2010, 09:09 PM
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I'll take you advise.What would be the correct box for this?the wood or the dark blue?
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I'll take you advise.What would be the correct box for this?the wood or the dark blue?
Here's style you need (black screwdriver is most likely NOT correct - per the experts)






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Old 11-30-2010, 09:19 PM
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Very Nice 44, and congrats on a GREAT DEAL! It looks mint. You should see what else he has for sale.
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Wow, $650 for a very nice pre-29 with perfect looking Cokes. That is a very, very, very good find. Congrats on that one.
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Very good grasshopper. I have S170894 that shipped July 1957..only slightly better shape, but I gave a little more than that. VM is right on the case, but the screwdriver should be aluminum with 8 or 9 rows of knurling.
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Hi folks,I Just purchased this pre model 29 4 screw serial number s17083x in near mint condition.It was a private purchase and I think it was my greatest find of all time at 650.00.I was told it only had a box of 50 pumped thru it.I didn't clean all the oil of it yet,but I'm working on it.Here are some poor pictures.
You've been scoring some great guns lately, keep that pipeline flowing.
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Old 11-30-2010, 10:37 PM
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Unbelievable! You keep comin' up with "the goods". My envious congratulations.
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Wow, nice find! Whatever you are doing, keep doing it!
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thank you all.I'll try to post some better pictures when I get a chance.Mike
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Go back and check your first post. Believe you left off a digit.


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Aren't the cokes worth $300 or $400 alone?
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Thats one hell of a deal. Whatever you do, don't seperate those grips from that gun.
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Iowhog,
Great find + great price = home run!
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Stocks are worth $500-$600 at auction.

Was the seller this foolish with land deals, too?
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I live in Minnesota too.
Why can't I ever find deals like this ?
Oh well, I was also born in 1957, if this gun dates to then I am especially
jealous.
Oh, thats right , someone gave me a Registered Magnum for free, I got my once in a lifetime deal !
I better shut up or the gods of luck are going to frown on me !
Good for you it looks great !
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That gun looks great. Very lucky on that price, like has been said.....you should play the lottery.
Congratulations!
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Old 12-03-2010, 04:20 PM
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How do you people find these deals!?!?! You must be doing that "living right" thing. Congrats on the revolver, that's a heck of a deal.
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