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I have a 4 3/4" - 45 and a 5.5" - 38. In my opinion (FWIW) the short barrel gun "looks" better but the longer barrel one "shoots" better! Guess I would have to put the 5.5 ahead of the 4 3/4.
 

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Old Tanker, I love post #34 not just for the SAA, but also the video about Bloody Harlan. I live a couple counties over from Harlan County, Kentucky and I can remember my dad taking me to Harlan during the bloody mine strikes in the 60’s and early 70’s. Those were tough times and real men. They changed the world.
 

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As long as it’s an .45, I don’t have a favorite barrel length.
I was interested in the 10” 1986 to fit in perfectly ( my ivory BPF is 8”),
but I was maxed at 1800 and he wasn’t budging @ 23 hondos.
Eventually I will get STOREKEEPER & SHERIFF models.

I would purchase smaller caliber if liked configuration, have to be a smokin deal though !

I can’t even have a favorite SAA , or Colt for that matter.......Love and Cherish them all .
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I fell in Love with my Colt SAA 4 3/4 in .38-40 WCF (gift) and bought another to match. Both are from 1900. Then I traded into the Colt Bisley model (1902) with 4 3/4 bbl also in .38-40 WCF. I have 2 Winchester 1892's and a Colt Lightning pump Rifle in ,38-40 WCF.
 

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Favorite Caliber:: 44-40 WCF

Favorite Brand : Colt/ USFA I have yet to decide which is made or looks better so include both brands.

Favorite Barrel length: The 4 3/4” barrels are my favorite with 7 1/2” running a close second. The 5 1/2” is my least favorite.

USFA on top, all others mixed Gen Colt’s
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