early B-day present for myself..

early B-day present for myself..

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    early B-day present for myself..

    Hello peeps! I decided to get my early bday present for myself today(my bday is not until next month) since i had to give up my 3" in order to afford my benelli MR1, I just love how the sp101 shoots and the fact that its a very accurate and reliable..I had to say that the 1/2 inch difference is very noticable when i was trying it today, i was not expecting much of a diffence but man was i wrong! I can really feel that i am shooting a 357 mag. here it is my SP101 in 357 w/ ct grips..

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    Nice. I looked at that same weapon, but due to funds, I ended up with a .38
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    Me likey...

    Very nice way to treat yourself.

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    Hiding inside a bottle of Jim Beam Black in S. FL.
    You take that back right now! I got you one for your birthday.
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    Very Nice... nothing beats the old .357mag...
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    Now I like that...
    You are very nice to yourself!
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    Sweet! You must have been a pretty nice boy in order to deserve a present like that
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    Very nice!!!

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    I have two SP101's and I love 'em. They are not my normal carry guns but for whatever reason I have a two incher strapped on my belt as I type.

    Congrats on your new present........

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    Noice! Happy early Birthday!
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    I had that exact same setup, but sold it a few months ago. Just never carried it - mostly carried my Glock 26 instead. Used the funds to buy a Ruger LCP, for those times when the Glock is too much. At least it's still another Ruger!

    Enjoy yours - they are great revolvers!
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldVet View Post
    You take that back right now! I got you one for your birthday.
    Fortunately for you my B-day is next month so your purchase will not have to go to waste. I'll PM you my shipping info.....
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    Congrats on the new baby! It looks like a beauty.

    My birthday is still 6 months away and I'm already buying myself gifts...

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    Its twin sits in a cubby just above my computer mouse..

    I have Trausch stocks on mine and no matter what I feed it the recoil is tame, even for a few novices that have shot it.

    Congrats.. Great gun now and will be just as great for generations to come..


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    I had a SP101, DAO.......what an idiot I was for getting rid of that one! My wife has a S&W 642 that I like well enough but the SP101 was just more of a "man's" gun......great little hunk of metal!
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