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Old 01-19-2019, 05:25 PM
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I owned a 38 Special Python Target 8" revolver. My only positive comment is, "It had a nice bluing job." The barrel was canted to the left so moving the rear sight full right allowed the gun to shoot 6" to the left of the bullseye at 50'. Colt Warranty sent the gun back to me unrepaired with the notation, "The barrel installation is within Colt specification."

I sent the Python to a Warranty Repair shop in Minnesota, barrel was cross threaded one thread (no charge for repair), and a 357 magnum cylinder was fitted for a small fee. Sold the gun for a $100 profit.

Pythons are over-rated. S&W L-frame revolvers are under-appreciated.

Lazarus has spoken. YMMV
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