+1 for the Old School: does it get any better than this?

+1 for the Old School: does it get any better than this?

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    +1 for the Old School: does it get any better than this?

    As we all know, when you aren't looking... sometimes the guns find you!

    This lil beauty is a 1993 Taurus Model 65 .357 revolver with a 2.5 inch barrel.

    The blue finish is so deep and dark, when I first saw it behind the counter, I thought it was a S&W Model 13! The fit and finish is just perfect, barely shows a turn line on the cylinder, and managed to work the price to $300 out the door. Seems Taurus isn't offering the 65 in less than 4-inch barrels now, so I am glad I stumbled across her.

    Now for a decent leather belt rig...it makes the perfect big-brother to the S&W Model 37 snub 38 I picked up a few months ago.

    And Yes, I know it's "old school".... but if "old School" is a disease, I don't want a cure. I don't think they get much better for CC.





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    Good looking revolver. Old School never dies.
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    Sweet revolver and decent price, enjoy. Nothing wrong with old school.
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    Standing by for the range report. I'll bet it's accurate.
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    Congrats and enjoy!
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    That is really nice!

    Nothing wrong with "old school". Sometimes I think they really conceal better, I used a S&W Model 60 years ago and loved it.
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    Nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tangle View Post
    Nice!

    I once had a Colt Cobra - ask me if I regret selling it
    I bet you you do...about as much as I regret selling my Python...

    Nice Taurus. I do think that they made much better guns back "in the day" than they make now.
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    I have three Taurus revolvers and love them! Great find you got there. Shoot safely. Bunker
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    I had a model 65 back in 1990. I snuck it over with me to the first Gulf War, because I wanted a power house that the 357 delivered if I needed a handgun. It was well built and digested alot of full throttle 125 grain loads.
    I believe they werebuilt better back then.
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    Nice revolver! Looks like a great find.
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    I'd carry that! +1

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    Good deal,I always loved the snubbies,I would definitely look into speedloaders in a split six carrier,extremely quick reloads
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    If "Old School" were out, 1911s would only be museum pieces. Sometimes old is new again . . . for a good reason.
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    Cool

    Good looking snubby. Lots of quality holsters makers advertising on DC. Enjoy your new addition.

    Old School likes Old School. Blue steel and wood grips.

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