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Old 07-15-2017, 01:01 PM
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Picked this up this morning at a rural Texas flea market. Awesome condition, looks almost unfired.
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Old 07-15-2017, 01:08 PM
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Now that's a little beauty.
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Old 07-15-2017, 01:14 PM
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Cool... and congrats.
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Old 07-15-2017, 01:20 PM
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Nice...not what I'm used to seeing at flea markets.
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Hopefully it came with a flea market price tag!
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Most of what I find at flea markets is...



FLEAS!!
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Old 07-15-2017, 03:01 PM
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you big fibber, you did not buy that at no flea market. Wink!!
great find.
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Never find anything like that at flea markets around here. Congratulations!
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Old 07-15-2017, 03:09 PM
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With Plus P ammo, that should indeed kill even the largest flea.

BTW, the term is "snubby" as used here by member Snubbyfan. Not stubby.

But you got a nice gun, in my favorite type of S&W box.
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Great find !! Flea markets around here yield lava lamps, old oil cans, and costume jewelry
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Great find !! Flea markets around here yield lava lamps, old oil cans, and costume jewelry
I bought a nice lamp with mallard ducks on it at a flea market.

Guns seen there were usually Iver Johnson, H&R, and cheap foreign junk.
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A very nice snag indeed! Heck, I'd love to find that in a LGS let alone a flea market, enjoy that one.
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Well done! I vaguely remember what it was like living in a free state, sigh.
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Great find !! Flea markets around here yield lava lamps, old oil cans, and costume jewelry
I've noticed that at the large flea market here, the further you go down the outdoor aisles, the vendors are grubbier, have less teeth, more tattoos, and I keep hearing fiddle music.
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Old 07-16-2017, 01:48 PM
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Not only a great flea market find, but a great gun as well!
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Great find!
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Look, let me be honest, that wouldn't be my first choice for a S&W wheelgun, but I would snatch that one up in a heartbeat!!! Great find!!!
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Old 07-16-2017, 04:40 PM
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Beats the heck out of the usual Beanie babies.
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My best flea market find several years ago was a JP Sauer 1939 Mauser all matching except for the bolt which was all matching itself no import stamp of any kind. I made my wife stand there and hold it while I found a ATM to get the $150 the guy wanted.
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Old 07-16-2017, 11:08 PM
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When you see an empty S&W box for sale at a flea market better ask where is what came in the box. It is usually in the cab of the truck and yes it is for sale.
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