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    Kowa TSN-82SV with the long eye relief eyepiece. ...

    Kowa TSN-82SV with the long eye relief eyepiece. Pretty much the standard choice among target shooters for under $1,000.
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    I have the V-line Brute as well. I keep a pair...

    I have the V-line Brute as well. I keep a pair of Beretta 92's in it, both with Streamlight TLR-1's. I also removed all the padding and replaced it with a cedar board for the guns to sit on; with...
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    Bowen Nimrod, .45 Colt. Built on a stainless...

    Bowen Nimrod, .45 Colt. Built on a stainless Ruger Bisley with ram's horn grips by Cary Chapman.

    https://i.imgur.com/XlOZ8Jz.jpg?1

    Alongside its little brother, a .22lr stainless Bisley Single...
  4. A properly assembled 2.75" M66-8 would be my...

    A properly assembled 2.75" M66-8 would be my choice in a 3" revolver for everyday carry--and I own an original 3" Model 66-2. Why? The 66-8 can be fitted with much better sights; can be fitted with...
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    Poll: I own 44 Magnums because I like S&W Model 29's...

    I own 44 Magnums because I like S&W Model 29's and Ruger Flattops.

    I own 45 Colts because I like Ruger Bisley's and S&W Model 25's.

    Either cartridge will drive a 250-300gr bullet to 1000fps and...
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    Tried a broken screw remover and was able to...

    Tried a broken screw remover and was able to remove the whole bushing without damaging the frame threads. Going to install a new bushing from Brownells and see how it works.
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    Should have mentioned LangdonTactical in the...

    Should have mentioned LangdonTactical in the original post, and also noted that the broken grip screw almost certainly was the result of my over-torquing while waiting for the screw to bottom-out. ...
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    Removing Beretta 92 grip screw bushing?

    Got an order in from Langdon Tactical this afternoon with a set of LTT grips for my Beretta 92F along with some other parts. Put the grips on just fine and when tightening down one of the screws...
  9. My preferred “speed loader” these days is my S&W...

    My preferred “speed loader” these days is my S&W 342.
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    Read my copy last week, great material and great...

    Read my copy last week, great material and great photos. I especially enjoyed the sections on AIWB carry and revolver malfunction management.
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    The ability to quickly remove the optic—without...

    The ability to quickly remove the optic—without having to keep track of multiple tiny screws—is another reason, among many, that convinced me to buy a pair of Aimpoint Acro’s. Sometimes pulling the...
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    After watching several reviews I have yet to see...

    After watching several reviews I have yet to see any discussion of what treatment, if any, the barrel rib and top of the frame have. If Colt left them bright stainless like the rest of the gun it's...
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    The frame might fit but the underlugged barrel...

    The frame might fit but the underlugged barrel likely will not. The Python is closer to the S&W L-frame than the N-frame, both in terms of length and height, but the heavy underlug of the Python...
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    I would love to see Colt collaborate with...

    I would love to see Colt collaborate with Turnbull Restorations to produce a Royal Blue Python.
  15. Last revolver of 2019: The Stainless Centennial, S&W M640.

    Last revolver acquisition of 2019, and one I'd been after for awhile to do a head-to-head comparison with my 640-1. S&W 640, 38spl, the true stainless steel Centennial. Super clean example that...
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    And "That Python" wasn't really "That Python"...

    And "That Python" wasn't really "That Python" throughout its entire production run. Quality on the Python, like quality of Colt products generally in the second half of the 20th Century, varied...
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    At the $1500 price point I’m in, though I may...

    At the $1500 price point I’m in, though I may wait for a DLC coated version like the Night Cobra.
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    Grip fit is typical of outsourced revolver grips;...

    Grip fit is typical of outsourced revolver grips; they’re likely made by Altamont for Colt. The rest of the gun looks OK but I’d love to see closeups of the frame/crane fit, barrel/cylinder gap and...
  19. It may not look stylish, but the new Cobra...

    It may not look stylish, but the new Cobra trigger guard gives ample space for use with gloves compared to similar revolvers.
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    Picked up an old school Beretta 92 after watching...

    Picked up an old school Beretta 92 after watching "Die Hard" too many times this Christmas season. I wanted a 92 without the warning labels, and found it in this very clean 1986 example complete...
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    Last range day of the year: 3" M36-1 and a 1...

    Last range day of the year: 3" M36-1 and a 1 7/8" M36. The longer sight radius of the 3" gun is nice, but the laser grips on the short gun make any J-frame easy to shoot.
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    Newest addition to the herd: M640 38spl. ...

    Newest addition to the herd: M640 38spl.

    https://i.imgur.com/iUJJfsM.jpg?1

    Weight as compared to the .357 Magnum M640-1.

    https://i.imgur.com/0j74wV6.jpg?1
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    Had four guns out to the range this morning. ...

    Had four guns out to the range this morning. 1986 Beretta 92 and a Glock 34, and 3" and 1 7/8" S&W Model 36's:

    https://i.imgur.com/CubEhtg.jpg?1

    https://i.imgur.com/yVWP7Z2.jpg?1
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    Hold and increase. Most guys aren’t buying...

    Hold and increase. Most guys aren’t buying vintage Pythons to shoot them, and these new “Pythons” will be, at best, shooters.
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    John Culina will make Magna style grips in the...

    John Culina will make Magna style grips in the "coke" profile and they work very well, particularly with a Tyler-T adapter. Here's a set I used to own on my Model 27 no-dash.
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