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    Lost base pin screw and spring…

    My gun is a 3rd gen 1979 44 Special bought unfired in 2018, had grips added and action job done. Fired it earlier this year first time about 50 rounds, no problem. Simple cleaning then second range...
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    I've seen their ads and every gun seems...

    I've seen their ads and every gun seems overpriced. I just skip all pf their ads and don't even bother to read them.
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    Life is all about individual choices, priorities and decisions all which are affected by a multitude of factors. Some of which include expertise about the subject at hand, personal health, finances,...
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    Andrew Bourbon...

    I have a couple. Both 45 Colt, C++ engraving, nickel with Nutmeg's ink and bake enhancement.

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    4 5/8" w/Merino ram's horn grips...
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    5.5" ivory grips...

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    I use Lee dies including their Factory Crimp Die,...

    I use Lee dies including their Factory Crimp Die, no problems.
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    Grips? Another junkie...

    Colt? S&W?...matters not.

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  7. I posted some pictures on the Standard thread in...

    I posted some pictures on the Standard thread in the Lounge and failed to mentiom that, if you order directly from Standard, they offer a nice discount to active and retired LEO's. Don't know if any...
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    Standard

    I have Colt, Ruger, and Uberti SA’s, most I shoot, some I don’t. I bought a Standard based on what I had heard and seen about them and was just curious. I’m 82 years old with one hand and one good...
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    Sticky: 45 Colt

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    Another Smith 637877 Initials on left...

    Another Smith

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    Initials on left grip...

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    by ArkieVol
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    Nutmeg...

    Doc,

    I have a gun currently being engraved by Nutmeg and...hope you don't mind... I sent a copy of your Colt photo and another forum member's gun to Nutmeg as examples of what I wanted. Like...
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    Nice buy!

    Congratulations!

    I have its twin brother also from 1979 and just shot a box of Black Hills rnfp's through it yesterday. Bought it unfired but I like 44 specials too much to just let it sit...fine...
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    Better shot of ivory Schreger lines. 614703

    Better shot of ivory Schreger lines.

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    Gunsmith needed

    I have a 3rd gen SAA in need of attention. Can someone please PM me with contact info for Jim Martin?
    Thanks
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    Ram's horn from Nutmeg Sports - smooth warm feel
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    Giraffe bone from Nutmeg - slight surface texture
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    Sambar stag from Colt - smooth but surface is a bit more porous than others ...
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    Swamprat,

    Interesting exchange of letters with Mr. Jinks. Looks like we have guns from the same shipment. I acquired mine through my LGS. A customer brought in the 32 M&P and wanted to trade it...
  17. Hi rc, I have too much time on my hands. :)...

    Hi rc,

    I have too much time on my hands. :) Genealogy is another hobby so I went to Ancestry and gathered a little more info.


    Henry’s father (name unk) was born in Hamburg, Germany, his...
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    Boy did I miss that one! I know all about the S&W...

    Boy did I miss that one! I know all about the S&W Triple Lock and knew the 44 Spl came out on 1907-8. Thanks for reminding me.
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    Question...1903 SAA 44 Special

    My local dealer called and gave me the number of a customer who was interested in selling a 44 Colt SAA. I called the gentleman who said the gun was a 44 Special, gave me the serial number,...
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    Sticky: 582077582079582081

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    My apologies! Apparently I failed to keep a copy...

    My apologies! Apparently I failed to keep a copy of the order and defer to your records. It just seemed a lot longer. Nothing negative intended, good job.

    Thanks
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    I have no idea. It had been at least a year and I...

    I have no idea. It had been at least a year and I had forgotten about it until my card was charged on 12 June 2018 and I received the letter on 21 June.

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    Hard to get a good...
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    Finally got the letter...

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    I bought this SAA 44 in Oct 2016 and was curious about the old style barrel marking, “Russian and S&W Special 44”, on what appeared to be a fairly new 3rd generation gun. I posted it...
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    I'm primarily a S&W accumulator and have a number...

    I'm primarily a S&W accumulator and have a number of their 44 specials. I ran across this 3rd gen Colt SAA on Gun Broker and bought it simply because it was a 44 special. I was curious about the...
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    I will try to clear this up a bit. The cylinder...

    I will try to clear this up a bit. The cylinder movement is rotational and very tiny, 1/10 of a centimeter or less, but noticeable. I am familiar with “end shake” in S&W’s and how to cure it. This is...
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