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Reply #30 - Mar 3rd, 2017 at 3:34pm
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Time tripper, that 38 is a "perfected" model, a transition piece between the 5th variation of the top break and the swing-outs.
I have a weakness, no, a fetish,  for 44-40's, single actions, Smith #3, Hopkins and Allen, Remington 1875 and 1888, and even a "nice" Euskaro (Basque) Spanish one.  Been reloading them since 1958.  I redeemed myself the other day when I found a 44 WCF baby rolling block carbine, I suspect an illegal alien.
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Reply #31 - Mar 11th, 2017 at 7:57pm
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Boats, my favorite is a Smith 1905 (3rd) target in 32-20. Has Roper grips on it.
  
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Reply #32 - Mar 11th, 2017 at 8:45pm
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Used/owned various single action revolvers every since teenage years.

44-40 is my favorate cartridge, both with standard "BP level" loading and HV loads that equal low end 44Mag loads. A Ruger Vaquero stainless 44-40 has been one of my best grouping revolvers, joined by a Ruger Single Six with 22Mag cylinder, a Ruger Blackhawk in 357 Mag and a Nagant brothers designed Swedish Officers Model double action in 7,5 Nagant and loaded with low-end 32-20 loads using pure lead bullets.

For years I shot a pair of replica Rem 1858 44 C&B revolvers in CAS. They were as reliable and effective as any CF.
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Reply #33 - Mar 11th, 2017 at 8:53pm
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My favorite revolver was the 6 1/2" Single Six I bought when I was 16. Dad had a frisky stud horse he wanted me to exercise. During exercise I trained him to let me shoot at rabbits off his back. I don't think I ever hit a rabbit, but he never unloaded me   Grin  Close but he never got the job done  Cheesy
  

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Reply #34 - Mar 11th, 2017 at 9:06pm
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svartkruttgris#369 wrote on Mar 11th, 2017 at 8:45pm:
....44-40 is my favorate cartridge....

Bs, bs, bs! Ooops, sorry about that Grisen, I was on auto pilot. Good choice.
  
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Reply #35 - Mar 16th, 2017 at 11:49am
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Here is a pic of my 25-5 Lew Horton Special.
3 T's, 2" barrel, RB, 45 Colt.
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Reply #36 - Mar 20th, 2017 at 3:29pm
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I like Colt SAs too, along with a lot of other pistols.
  
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Reply #37 - Mar 20th, 2017 at 4:57pm
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My S&W Registered Magnum and my Colt 1909 in 45 Colt.
The Smith is lettered but no Reg papers.
The Colt is in great shape for having been in the Philippines.
Neither have the muzzle wear that appears in the pics.

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Reply #38 - Mar 20th, 2017 at 9:16pm
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This is one of my favorite revolvers! A S&W Model 10 highly modified by Bill Davis with his custom rib on a heavy Douglas barrel. The grips are Heretts and the double and single action pull are the finest of any revolver I own. Buttery smooth in DA mode!

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My old Hi Standard that I used in bullseye matches. I recently replaced the Aimpoint with a HUD type sight.

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Reply #39 - Mar 20th, 2017 at 9:34pm
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Here is my Ruger Security 6 with Bowlers Olympic Grips, setup for single action.
I beat everyone in the Bridgeport Rifle Club Bullseye centerfire match, competing against 35 great shooters with tricked out 1911's, Smith 52's and a couple of Walther GSPC's. Even shot a 100 timed fire target during the league.
A moment of personal triumph, it's my favorite revolver.
I once had a PPC Smith similar to yours, Vall.
At the time I thought I was a shooter, not a collector. I sold it when I bought the Ruger as it was double action only.
Best action I ever felt, so sorry it's gone.
Aaron
Your High Standard has it's rear sight on the slide, is it a 105 Supermatic Trophy or Tournament?
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Reply #40 - Mar 21st, 2017 at 10:53am
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My Hi Standard Supermatic is a 106 Military grip Aaron.

The Bill Davis Model 10 I found at a local gun shop about 25 years ago. The salesman apologized for the way it had been "ruined" by all the changes someone made to "a fine Model 10". They  wanted it gone, and the price was less than an original Model 10 back then!
  

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