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S&W Revolvers: 1980 to the Present All NON-PINNED Barrels, the L-Frames, and the New Era Revolvers


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Old 07-30-2020, 09:10 PM
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Very nice. I like SS too but only have a few.
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I really like stainless steel revolvers, almost all of my S&Ws are made of that material, they are easier to clean after shooting, they are not affected by sweat when hidden, and they are also pretty.
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Cleaned up coupe of my stainless with Hoppes9 and gun oil
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I like Stainless too.
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I like Stainless too.
And more. I also have a 640 No Dash, 1911 Pro Series, and 627-5 but no photos of them yet.
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The polished blue or nickel finishes are pleasing to the eyes, but it's hard to beat stainless for ease of maintenance.
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My Model 66-1,



and my Model 686.



Model 640-1.



And my Model 60-14 Lady Smith.

That's it for me.
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Stainless steel is my preference also. I only buy blue when nothing else is available, like in the model 41, or when availability is limited and I get a good deal on the blued steel model. Having said that, a nice highly polished blued steel revolver sure is pretty!
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Have a 617-6 stainless and a 586-8 blued. Love both but the 586-8 is my favorite. Keep a light coat of Johnsons paste wax on it which makes it really stand out.
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Yes, I’m with you. Like my stainless revolvers...
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I like both equally. It’s all about balance - a yin and yang thing.

2.5” 66/19

LB Premier II
EB Kobra Carry

5” 25-9
3” 625-3

8” 29-5
6.5” 610-1

6” 648
4”’17-6
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Talking Do Lever Action Rifles Count too ?

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I like stainless too, have several in my collection but nothing beats out a nicely blued gun!
At one time I said I would only buy SS but like I said up above,,, I still liked blued!
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I have a special place in my heart for stainless S&W's as my first issued (and second) handgun was a Model 66-1. I like the look and durability of stainless guns.

I have a few for show and tell.

625-6 Mountain Gun in .45 Colt


66-5 Lew Horton, three inch



66-2 (issued revolver)


66-1 (like my first issue gun, but a different gun.) Also a LE gun


66-2 Ashland three inch


610


696


60


940


60-4 (bottom gun)


65-5


631


629-3


629-6


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My first gun period was shiny nickel, and I liked the look OK, but something about SS really gets me, especially satin SS. A satin SS N-frame with an unnotched cylinder is one of my dream guns. I make do with a couple of notched guns in the meantime..
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