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Old 07-11-2018, 09:12 PM
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Model 28-2 Highway Patrolman 6" S285xxx shipped May 13, 1967:





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Old 07-11-2018, 09:15 PM
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Beautiful! Enjoy that fine revolver.

Just added one of these myself - vintage 1968. Wow do these dogs love to play!



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Old 07-12-2018, 06:18 AM
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You won't see many model 28s that look unfired like that one.
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:41 AM
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very very nice...
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:59 AM
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I have never seen an HP I didn't like, yours is no exception.
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Old 07-12-2018, 08:02 AM
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Beautiful Model 28s! Kinda makes me think that I need one to accompany my 27-2
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:43 AM
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Love the dash 2's! My 4" 28-2 S304xxx is a shooter with honest holster wear and a smooth, smooth action.
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Old 07-14-2018, 10:51 AM
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Model 28-2 Highway Patrolman 6" S285xxx shipped May 13, 1967:





That is a very nice HP you have there. Great pictures too! I have 1 a little older. It is a 6" no dash from 1960. Bob
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Old 07-14-2018, 11:44 AM
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Beautiful revolver!

Congrats and good luck with her!
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Nice find. My very first magnum S&W was purchased new in early 1967 - serial # not far from yours. It's given me years of flawless service.

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Old 07-14-2018, 12:49 PM
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To the OP. Excellent photos! It would be nice to know the story behind your acquisition of this Model 28 Smith & Wesson.
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Old 07-14-2018, 02:16 PM
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The model 28 balances so well, congratulations on your fine revolver. Now its time for you to take it to the range and report about how nice your experience was with this revolver.
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Old 07-14-2018, 04:53 PM
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To the OP. Excellent photos! It would be nice to know the story behind your acquisition of this Model 28 Smith & Wesson.
Donít have much history on it. The guy I bought it from had it for about 3 years and never shot it. Doesnít look like itís seen very many rounds in itís life.
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Old 07-14-2018, 04:55 PM
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The model 28 balances so well, congratulations on your fine revolver. Now its time for you to take it to the range and report about how nice your experience was with this revolver.
Iíve had it to the range once along with a model 27 no dash 5Ē
Put a couple of dozen rounds through each they are both very nice to shoot.
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Old 07-16-2018, 06:39 PM
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I took my 1969 4" 28-2 to the range today. Great time...no problems. .357s were a handful with the magna grips.....38 specials felt like .22s.
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My normal preference for most revolvers is 4", but somehow a 6" Highway Patrolman seems right. I have one of each, like them both.

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Beautiful piece, nice find!!! I have a 68 4" and a 75 6". I like them better than a Model 27
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That is a beauty. I have a 4" example that shipped 11/62.
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Old 07-19-2018, 11:37 PM
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Yours predates my 28-2 by 3000, mine is S288xxx, and me by exactly 2 months, July 13, 1967.
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Nice gun. I have a pre 28 that is a dream to shoot. Shoot yours, enjoy it.
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Looks like it was fired once and put back in the safe. Very, very CLEAN! Mine was bought new and I added S&W target grips. I have the box, cleaning kit, and all paperwork. You'll love shooting your 28! Thanks for the pics.
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Wow! A 28 with Cokes! Very nice
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My very first duty gun was a 6" 28 I bought in 1970. Used to tell all the bad guys it was a .44 mag, the most powerful handgun in the world---and will blow your head clean off. I still have that old gun. I shoots so well. I used to split playing cards on the range with it, just to show off.
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Beautiful gun!! Thanks for sharing...

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