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Old 06-25-2020, 10:38 PM
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Got some of John Culina's for my shooter Model 26-1. What can you say - N-frame, .45 Caliber, 5" light barrel, Culina grips. I'm happy.



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Old 06-25-2020, 10:41 PM
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Very impressive! Those Culina's are a great match. The gun is priceless.
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I’ll bet you are happy! Outstanding!
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...Got some of John Culina's for my shooter Model 26-1. What can you say - N-frame, .45 Caliber, 5" light barrel, Culina grips. I'm happy...
“...What can you say...”

Beautiful pairing of stocks to revolver. I would add a grip adapter but that is what fits my hand best. I do like the tapered barrel 45 ACP revolver!

Is that a cut down to five inch or a factory five?

“...I’m happy...”

No kidding!

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[QUOTE=tennexplorer;140815906]Got some of John Culina's for my shooter Model 26-1. What can you say - N-frame, .45 Caliber, 5" light barrel, Culina grips. I'm happy.



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Beautiful! How long was the wait?
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very nice! ive been looking for one of those for a while.
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For Strawhat: It's a .45 Colt. The barrel is factory; it was a limited production. I have a grip adapter for it. Didn't put it on for the photos.

For kjphilippona: About three months, but I may have caught him at a good time. Worth the wait though.
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The lanyard ring confuses me also. Special order?

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The lanyard ring confuses me also. Special order?

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This model was made as a Commemorative edition for the Georgia State Police in 1988-1989 and they used extra parts to build about 40 commercial guns like said gun, without commemorative sideplate markings. They are 5” tapered light barrels (hence Model 26), blued, .45 Colt, Smooth Presentation magnas, and lanyard swivel. A super rare “overrun” gun. LNIB examples run north of $3k.
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This model was made as a Commemorative edition for the Georgia State Police in 1988-1989 and they used extra parts to build about 40 commercial guns like said gun, without commemorative sideplate markings. They are 5” tapered light barrels (hence Model 26), blued, .45 Colt, Smooth Magna Presentation magnas, and lanyard swivel. A super rare gun 1 of 40 “overrun” guns. LNIB examples run north of $3k.
Thank you. I was thinking this was a continuation of the 1950 Military into the Model 26, 45 ACP. But the lanyard and chambering had me scratching my head. I never went to the Commemoratives. Of which I know very little!

Still a nice looking revolver and great stocks.

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Beautiful revolver and you can't go wrong with Culinas.
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What can you say, Burt has some of the neatest stuff. That is a beautiful combination.
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