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Old 04-18-2017, 11:07 AM
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In my opinion, at least. 19-2, 66-1, 27-2
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Old 04-18-2017, 11:09 AM
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I think that you are on to something there.....keep it going!
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Old 04-18-2017, 11:32 AM
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2 1/2" 19
5" N-Frame- take your pick
3" RB 13
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Old 04-18-2017, 11:56 AM
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Hello MC, you are dead on. Have all three. Classic American revolvers. Best
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I'll second the Model 19 2 1/2" RB for one of the best looking Revolvers Smith has ever made.
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I agree with your choices. But I think the 3 inch 586 and 686 rank up there too. Don't have 'em yet, but looking.
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Old 04-18-2017, 12:12 PM
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I have a few revolvers, of them all I love the look ,balance and feel of the 686-3 with a 2 1/2 barrel. it looks like a bull dog, compact, and tough.
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Those are beauties, thanks for sharing.
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That's my shortened bucket list!

Got the 27-2 in 3 1/2 now on to the others.
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One out of three (the 3.5" M-27) gives you a .330 batting average, which ain't too bad. (smile)

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I'm partial to the 3" variety. I have a 66 and recently bought a 65. On the prowl for a 3" RB Model 13.
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Hard to beat a 44 Magnum with a 5-inch barrel. Click on the photo for a better look.

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Old 04-18-2017, 02:47 PM
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No argument from me, all of the above are wonderful and beautiful choices! However, I will nominate one my favorites, the 4 inch Md 681. IMO everything about this gun just seems right. So what about the 4 inch Model 686? The simplicity of not having adjustable sights gives the nod to the 681.
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After all those N's, L's, and K's I can't help but toss in a few J's. Cylinder opening filled; clean, fixed-sight lines; short front sight: hard to beat.
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This 27-2 was out getting a great set of grips put on, so took a picture. I love the 27-2 guns. This is my favorite gun right now. I feel gratified placing a set of grips on a gun that needs them. (Thanks Lee)
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Old 04-18-2017, 06:36 PM
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I vote for 5" N frames, and I don't own a one. Got a bucket full
of 6"&61/2", the 5" looks about perfect to me. I had a couple 5"
27s but let them get away because I thought 83/8" guns were
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Old 04-18-2017, 06:58 PM
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I think a 27-2 3.5 inch and a blue 19 2.5 are as as good as it gets!
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Put me in for the S&W 19-2 2 1/2 inch RB

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I like a lot of the previous ones.
Add Pinto's to my likes.
They just look cool to me.
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I agree with all of the above, and being a huge fan of almost anything with a pin in the barrel, it almost pains me to say that one of very favorites is my no dash 581 wearing its magnas. The 681 is also a beauty. There's just something about the lines of a fixed sight service revolver without the rear sight sticking up.

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I like a lot of the previous ones.
Add Pinto's to my likes.
They just look cool to me.
Nice gun! Are those factory Birdseye maple grips? You don't see a lot of those if they are.
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I like the 3in RB K frames (10 13) however i saw a stainless K frame here once which looked like a m66 but with open sights & factory white grips. Can anybody tell me model & post pic please?
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