really nice story found on GT.COM

really nice story found on GT.COM

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    really nice story found on GT.COM


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    Wow - after 11 years too.

    The guy did a remarkable job of restoration and in a sense that is in part a tribute to his Dad, who obviously meant so much to him. Almost uncanny where it was found too.
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    That says a lot about stainless steel. I wonder if the cylinder's metal was a little lesser quality stainless?

    I had a friend bring me a Taurus .357 blued revolver that he had left in his LEAKY car trunk for about 18 months. It was NOT recoverable!
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    That is a great story. Well worth every minute it took to read it.

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    "He went on two legs, wore clothes and was a human being, but nevertheless he was in reality a wolf of the Steppes. He had learned a good deal . . . and was a fairly clever fellow. What he had not learned, however, was this: to find contentment in himself and his own life. The cause of this apparently was that at the bottom of his heart he knew all the time (or thought he knew) that he was in reality not a man, but a wolf of the Steppes."

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    That's a great story.

    Even with the corrosion, I find it amazing they left the "live" rounds in the gun during transport and storage. I guess they could have been stuck and it was easier to pull the cylinder off...
    eschew obfuscation

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    i absolutly loved it, thanks for sharing
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