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    That was a Fair trade

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    Lots of shiny power there...nice catch!

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    damn nice piece
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    Way To Go Friend !!!

    I too have found myself in the exact same situation as you.
    I had been carrying a Glock 17 for quite some time and it suddenly one day dawned upon me -how much I'd missed carrying that good old S&W Model 66 I once owned and so foolishly traded away.
    Now, don't get me wrong, I Love Glock Pistols. It's just that I appreciate the ability to load the revolver to suit many different situational needs, i.e. Shotshells, Wadcutters, Hollow Points etc... You get the picture.
    Well, to make a long story short, I purchased not one, but two S&W Model 19's to take up the slack. You see, I operate a Cattle Feedlot, so I NEED 2 guns. LOL. One for carrying around as my "everyday working gun" and another as my "Sunday go to Mass" gun.
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    You taken a giant step up, IMHO.

    The Model 19 is a beaut!

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    Ya dun goooood there boy!!! Dang sure proud of ya!!! Life is good!!
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    Good trade. I have a 19-5 that I bought back in the 1980s. I'll never part with it.

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    Very attractive revolver that most definitely radiates "all business."

    A firearm to be proud of. Congrats!

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    I've learned the hard way to never get rid of a gun - you will eventually miss it and want it back.

    In your case, however, dumping some plastic for that beauty was a good decision.

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    Nice score, wheel guns are sweet.

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    A 19 with a 2 1/4" barrel was my first 357. I shot it almost to pieces, and being an idiot, I sold it for more than I paid. $175.00, and I still miss it. It was 1 of 4 guns that I've sold in my life.
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    Nice 19

    I love mine. Let my dad borrow it to get certified in wheel gun for his retired LEO CCW. He must love it to I'm still playing hell to get it back.
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    Bet you'll find yourself loving it! Matter of a fact, got a 19-3 on my hip right now.

    Makes a dandy ccw gun once the cold weather brings out the heavy sweatshirts and jackets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKsrule View Post
    One problem though , it won't fit any of my POCKETS!

    And it, uh, carries only about 2/5 the amount of ammunition a typical "plastic 9mm" carries...

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    very nice find... Great looking gun you got!
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