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Old 05-19-2017, 12:21 AM
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So, I went to pick up a pistol that I purchased earlier (California 10 day wait). While the dealer is in the back fetching my new pistol, I see a 915 on consignment in the counter that was not there a few days earlier. After completing the paperwork on the pistol I was picking up, I had thedealer show me the 915.I examine it,field strip it, examine it again. Iím holding a 99% 1994 Model 915. From the wear (or lack of it), I figure it had 3 to 4 boxes of ammo run through it.

So, I now own another 99% Model 915. I donít need it nor did I originally intend to buy it, and yet, here I am . . . with it. I guess Iím just a sucker for those lovely 99%+ S&W 3rd Gen autos.
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:50 AM
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So, I went to pick up a pistol that I purchased earlier (California 10 day wait). While the dealer is in the back fetching my new pistol, I see a 915 on consignment in the counter that was not there a few days earlier. After completing the paperwork on the pistol I was picking up, I had thedealer show me the 915.I examine it,field strip it, examine it again. Iím holding a 99% 1994 Model 915. From the wear (or lack of it), I figure it had 3 to 4 boxes of ammo run through it.

So, I now own another 99% Model 915. I donít need it nor did I originally intend to buy it, and yet, here I am . . . with it. I guess Iím just a sucker for those lovely 99%+ S&W 3rd Gen autos.
Pictures, or it didnt happen...lol
I haven`t seen one in a long time, wouldn`t mind seeing yours.
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Old 05-19-2017, 01:25 AM
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Congrats Denver Dick! Great 9mm!!

You can never have too many. And there wont be anymore as nice! Regards 18DAI
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Congrats..........Over the past 24 years I've bought 4 915s ( sold one to a good friend who "needed" a hi-cap 9mm for IIRC; Y2K)....... only meant to buy the first one (new)...... the other three were "used" and just to nice and/or too cheap to leave behind.......


LOL One can always use another "Truck/cabin/hard use" Smith.....................

Unless you want adjustable sights there's no reason to pay $100-150 maybe more for a 59xx.

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Old 05-19-2017, 07:36 AM
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Congrats Denver Dick! Great 9mm!!

You can never have too many. And there wont be anymore as nice! Regards 18DAI
DITTO THAT! CONGRATS ON YOUR NEW (OLD) 915!
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Unless you want adjustable sights there's no reason to pay $100-150 maybe more for a 59xx.
Umm no, sorry, 915's are great but let's not ever forget the instrinsic value of a real STEEL frame.

Alloy frames do phenomenally well in proper roles and sometimes that role is better than a steel frame... but definitely not for me and my cache of S&W pistols. And this comes from a guy who owns a pair of 915's, most definitely not a hater.

When we can have a discussion of great 915's that don't need to reference or attempt to "one-up" the 5906, I'll be more than happy to quit playing defense in the discussions... haha. Until then, I'll keep being "that one guy..."
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