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Old 05-13-2018, 07:29 PM
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First rounds fired through this one (the 66-1 is my all time favorite S&W). 10 yards-my benchmark for any handgun I get before I try different distances-double action. The ammo is Browning .38spl 130gr fmj. The grips and marks on this show an interesting life, if only it could talk. Definitely not a safe queen and it will see frequent use at the range and along on the ride.

To say I'm happy would be an understatement.


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Old 05-13-2018, 08:03 PM
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I have 2 similar to yours. One from 1973 and other from 1977. They are a hoot to shoot. Enjoy
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Wow ! POA = POI. Nice shooting! Especially if offhand. Or did you use a bench? Either way, I think I need to practice more.
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Thanks, yup off hand but I took my time. That’s my normal routine with any first outing.
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Wonderful guns. I packed a 4" or a 2 1/2" for almost 20 years, until my department switched to the Glocks. I still have both of mine, and will have them until they go to my sons. They are both capable of excellent accuracy.

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I have a -1 4" and 2.5", but both were "ploished" before I volt them. I wish mine still bad that factory brushed look your has. Congratulations on a great find. My 66-1 4" is also my favorite shooter of all, with all of the others sharing second place. Nice grouping there. I don't think I can see the sights well enough to do that with a rest.
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It don't get any better than that! Especially in da. Congrats on the new 66.
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