Colt Python 2020

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  1. Uthink Uknow

    Uthink Uknow Gold $$ Contributor

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    Well, as I said earlier, I had a Blued Python that I bought in 1965 for the beastly sum of $137.00 and kept it until last year when I bequeathed it to my grandson. I didn’t shoot it much, maybe 300 rounds that fired away flawlessly and on target. My brother bought a Trooper the same day I bought the Python for $118.00. “That damned Python is too much money for me”. He sold his quick in 1974 so his Trooper wouldn’t be lost in the divorce for I don’t know how much and he didn’t tell me he was selling it. So you see, the Python is a better gun than the Trooper.
    I put my deductive talents to work on this one.
     
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  2. rkittine

    rkittine Gold $$ Contributor

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    Original Python's do have timing problems when shot a lot. It is a cult following. For shooting Magnums, I prefer my Model 27 S&W and for .38 Specials my Model 19.
     
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  3. Shinbone

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    Colt snake guns are like Winchester Model 21 shotguns. Yes, they were good, still, though, had some "quirks." But, collectors, fueled by nostalgia, have driven the price up beyond crazy-stupid.

    Point out to a M21 collector that he overpaid for a heavy-for-gauge shotgun that points like a club, and he'll bite your head off for his bitterness.

    JMHO
     
  4. JimT

    JimT “I don’t even own a piece of camo!”-Kenny Jarrett

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  5. Dusty Stevens

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    Or pre-64 model 70 rifles, same way
     
  6. Hohn

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    Likewise. My suspicion is that LONG GONE are all the long-tenured artisans who knew how to hand fit and polish everything to make those revolvers legendary. Can modern CNC magic make up for the lack of skilled labor?

    We shall see.
     
  7. Shinbone

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    S&W vs Colt vs Ruger, by Jerry Miculek

     

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