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I am pretty well taken care of in terms of self-defense handguns.. rifles.. and shotguns. But you know how it is, it's time for a new gun.



I am thinking of buying a revolver. I have one revolver now.. a Taurus 85. I like it, but it is leaving the arsenal because my Dad wants a gun, and since I have spares, it seems like my duty to give him the revolver. It's simple, safe, and a good shooter... It will serve him well.



This got me thinking.. Why do I only have one revolver? I like revolvers, they are, as I said, simple, reliable, safe, and great shooters... I should own more!!



I was wondering what suggestions you guys might have for purchase of good quality revolvers.



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My first choice is S&W, but Ruger makes excellent revolvers also. What size/caliber of revolver are you wanting?
 

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I would suggest a Smith and Wesson model 686 in .357 mag. I had one and sold it. I kick myself everytime I think about.
 

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I am thinking of another revolver in .38. I am not sure if a .357 is right for me.. it's a pretty powerful round, and not particularly fun to shoot.



I am looking toward revolvers from more of a collecting point of view. What I want will be fun too shoot, relatively inexpensive (<$500) and easy on the eyes.



S&W makes a police special that I have seen in gun shows. But the ones that I have seen are hammerless.. I dunno'... I kind of like the hammer.



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I'm thinking about picking up a .38 snubbie sometime for summer CC.



Don't really know what to look for at this time.
 

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Sweet Yukon!!



Not exactly what I am looking for, but SWEET!!



I kind of like the hammer... S/A D/A revolver... I like the hammerless snubbie for a pocket gun.. that is just practical, but I have striker fired guns for that purpose.



I was looking on the S&W site.. the 510 is mighty appealing to me, then I noticed that this L frame gun was a replacement for the K frame model 19!! I think that this may be the gun I am looking for.









She is a beauty!! Now I have to go about finding one.



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I think you mean the 520. I really like the 520 also. I have almost bought one many times. I have a Model 19, and I don't think there is a better revolver made. The only thing holding me back on the 520 is the titanium cylinder. I wish it had the standard steel cylinder.



I usually want blued guns, but right now I'm really wanting a 620. It is similar to the 520, but it's all stainless. The 620 is the replacement for the Model 66. I like the size of the gun. I like the 7 round cylinder. You can put any grip you want on it. It would be an awesome shooter.



Model 620

 

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Captain Ray said:
I am pretty well taken care of in terms of self-defense handguns.. rifles.. and shotguns. But you know how it is, it's time for a new gun.



I am thinking of buying a revolver. I have one revolver now.. a Taurus 85. I like it, but it is leaving the arsenal because my Dad wants a gun, and since I have spares, it seems like my duty to give him the revolver. It's simple, safe, and a good shooter... It will serve him well.



This got me thinking.. Why do I only have one revolver? I like revolvers, they are, as I said, simple, reliable, safe, and great shooters... I should own more!!



I was wondering what suggestions you guys might have for purchase of good quality revolvers.



Raymond


Captian Ray:

I know this is a old post but did you ever buy another revolver? I have a S & W 686PP (no lock) with a 6" barrel. Great gun and shooting 357 magnum in it is a snap. My snubbie 38's are much more snappy to shoot. My wife recently bought a S & W Performance Center TRR8 that shoots like a dream with 38+p's or 357 magnum ammo. Kinda pricey at just over $1,000.00 but worth it imo.
 

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YukonGlocker said:
My first choice is S&W, but Ruger makes excellent revolvers also. What size/caliber of revolver are you wanting?


While Ruger does make an excellent DA six shooter, their DA trigger pull domes nowhere near as good as S&W DA trigger.
 

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I'd say S&W 686P 4". I have one, it's awesome. You can shoot .38 rounds in it and drop in .357 rounds in the future if you feel like it. If I could only have one gun that'd be the one.
 
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