642's cheap right now!

Discussion in 'The Snubbie Club' started by pairof44sp, Jun 30, 2020.

  1. ironhead7544

    ironhead7544

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    S&W once made a slightly smaller six shot lightweight revolver in 38 Special. My 4 inch round butt M12 weighed 18 oz. They also made 2 inchers. You can still find them but they are not cheap.

    It is possible that the new people are looking for higher capacity than 5 shots.
     
  2. Gray Dood

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    I'm about to bite on one of these myself.

    I just don't want to put any mileage on the LNIB Model 38 from 1972 that my Dad passed on to me. I've carried it, mainly taking the pooch out for late night poop walking, but it's too "purdy " imo for more constant use.

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    And yeah, friends don't let friends buy Taurus.
    (or guns with a hole in the side plate :) )
     
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  3. pairof44sp

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    drool
     
  4. pairof44sp

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    A stock 642 is Jerry Miculek's carry piece.
     
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    Don
    Don't sell, but that thing would get a lot of money on Gunbroker right now. Probably because no one who owns one is willing to sell it.
     
  6. Lucnik

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    I have 3 pistols with me every day. A Glock 26, Sig 365, and a SW 642 plus extra mags ,speed loaders and speed strips.
     
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    I am completely on board with sentimental guns. I bought a nearly new 686-4 off of a dear friend that has since passed away. I take it out for the occasional, brief range session. Beyond that, it is a safe queen. The gun is a tack driver. It cannot be replaced.

    If I ever feel the need for a range mule in a Smith L Frame, I'll buy another. More likely, I'll use my GP100. :D
     
  8. Neldon

    Neldon Sir Arthur if you Puh-leeze!

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    I'm not a revolver guy, but I think my choice would be a S&W 686 or a Ruger GP100.