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Old 02-21-2024, 06:05 PM
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Here's another one that I didn't let get away in Bedford. I had scoped it out in the online catalog for a while. A post-war M&P .38, with a round-butt. Check out those cool service stocks. I've never noticed one of these in a 4" RB before. Really happy about this one. I took these pics at the wrong time of day, they really don't do justice to the condition of this beauty.
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I love round butt K frames!
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Old 02-21-2024, 08:23 PM
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I got pretty lucky with this one myself. Right place, right time; it was just sitting there, had been for some time, and they were ready to let it go cheap. I guess it was just an old revolver in a wonder-9 world.
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There is something special about the K-RB with the that 4" light contour barrel.
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The only thing that could make that any better would be a 2" barrel. Neat gun.
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A GS1000 very nice, I had one with a ATP draw thru turbo. Nice pistol too.
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A GS1000 very nice, I had one with a ATP draw thru turbo. Nice pistol too.
That is my 1979 GS1000E. It is far and away, the best machine of any type that I have ever owned. Absolute reliability, best seat in motorcycling, handled great in it's day, and quick, too. Drag raced and street use from 1981-2004. Won multiple championships with it, and never broke a Suzuki part.
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A GS1000 very nice, I had one with a ATP draw thru turbo. Nice pistol too.
Could not figure out how we got here...until I saw Wayne''s avitar.
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These seem undervalued in today’s market. I was able to pick up one of these with a round butt and with pre war medallion stocks, 1919 production, in decent shape recently. Not too bad when pre war N frame stocks only, 1910 to 1920 production, now cost more than this revolver did, in many cases, if they have any condition about them.
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My 6" 1905. Love the stocks also. Shoots great.
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The round butt M&P's of this era were certainly cool guns....

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I'll offer this 1917 made example.

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Wow, I love those 5" guns.
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Wow, I love those 5" guns.
Well, here’s one, shipped August of 1919.

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No logo or address stamping?......Ben
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Close enough. Most 1919 shipped revolvers lack the S & W logo on the frame. The barrel address is still on the barrel.
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I keep telling myself...I don't care for round butt guns. I don't care for round butt guns...

Threads like this make it hard to keep telling myself that.
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