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Hi Addicted, That's a lot of money to ask for something and then only post one picture. Maybe the other side is gold plated or something, LOL ! Shoodaddy
 

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Here's one that's a lot more reasonable:

Trooper Mk. V

(n.b. I am not affiliated with this seller in any way)

I'd go for it if I were in the market for one.
 

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The reason for the high price is this is an extremely rare collector's gun.

As you'll note, it has the super-rare optical illusion 6" barrel that LOOKS like a 4" barrel.
 

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dfariswheel, I sure am glad you brought that point up! I was calling for an eye appointment. Sure looks like a 4 inch to me!!!!
 

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dfariswheel, I sure am glad you brought that point up! I was calling for an eye appointment. Sure looks like a 4 inch to me!!!!

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Now you're sounding like one of the lady gunslingers. /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
 

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People are stupid. Someone with more cash than brains will buy it.
 

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With all the resources available here in cyberspace, plus the print media, I can't believe folks would fail to 'do their homework' before seriously considering the purchase of ANY revolver, much less an overpriced 'collector' edition(!)
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Allthough this forum is filled with knowledgable people who know there stuff and filled with even more people who will try to investigate all the ins and outs of a gun, there are still people who see it, buy it, and in the end even couldn't care less about it. The kinds of people who just like to show of with a beautiful piece of anything, only because of the fact that they can afford it and someone else can't.

Example: A dude in my hometown became filthyrich during the internethype and was lucky enough to bail out at the right time. Rumour has it that he has an 8 figure bankaccount.
So after the big mansion, he bought a boat that never has left the harbor except to get it in dry-dock to clean the hull, build a car showroom where he stalls oldtimers and employs a guy to keep them nice and clean but never even drives them and now he has started to buy up art and antiques which dissappears in a warehouse as an investment. All beautiful things that is being bought up by someone who doesn't understand the word appreciation. /forums/images/graemlins/mad.gif
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I bought the four-incher running at the same time that $900 four/six-incher was on Guns America.
$700 was a little steep, but it came with a box & papers, and it arrived here unfired.
Aside from a very funky looking hand that'll be replaced shortly, I'm quite happy with it.
On some specific models I'm looking for, with 99% or better finish, I'll pay what it takes to get one when I find it.
If it's something outside the mainstream, what it's worth means what it's worth to the buyer at the time he or she sees it.
$900+ was a bit of a dream, though. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
 
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