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Old 05-14-2017, 10:36 AM
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Finally got my hands on a 4" no dash that I've been wanting for some time. This one is a solid 98-99% with a near perfect box w/unused tools and all paperwork. Vintage 1976. I bought this gun to shoot - a lot! Starting this afternoon .......








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Very nice, best of luck with her!

Enjoy shooting her!
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Sweet.... congrats....... nice grips on that one!!!!
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Very Pretty. Enjoy!
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My problem is, if I'm looking for a shooter and find one like that, I stick it in the safe and wind up looking for another shooter. Danged expensive when that happens too.
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Nice, and nice grips, I have one same vintage but it has lighter grips.
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My problem is, if I'm looking for a shooter and find one like that, I stick it in the safe and wind up looking for another shooter. Danged expensive when that happens too.


Agree with this except I'm confident that I can keep a stainless gun looking new. The quest is over for a model 66 I'm a little more concerned with a nice nickel gun.


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Great looking 66 you picked up man.

As to keeping a nickel gun looking good, it's easier than a blue finish revolver. Nickel doesn't wear near as easily or badly as blue does, especially wear like in a holster. I haven't owned a stainless gun as long as I've owned a nickel gun, but it seems to me that upkeep on both is much the same so far.
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I too longed for a M66 no dash. Finally, one showed up for sale on this Forum and to beat all, it was a very early gun with stainless sights. Got it for a fair price, but it had Ahrends stocks on it, so I found a nice set of Goncalo Alves targets on Ebay and it is 100% now. Happy Camper. Big Larry
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That's a beauty, enjoy. I need a 66-2 snubby now.
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Super nice gun!!! I never had a 19, or a 66. March gun show, I picked up a 66-2, 2.5". Nice gun also, but not near as nice as yours. Enjoy shooting it! Bob
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That is a good snag! Wish I had those grips on mine! Congratulations!
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I took my grips off and put in box, put on a set of Hogues, a lot more durable and fun to shoot.
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Beautiful 66! Congrats! I still have mine after all these years. Enjoy yours! Regards 18DAI
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I took my grips off and put in box, put on a set of Hogues, a lot more durable and fun to shoot.
I'll likely do the same and have a set of walnut combats by Culina in mind. Ran a hundred 38 Specials through it on Sunday and man what a nice shooting gun! Everything I'd hoped it would be and more.
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