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Which discontinued carry pistol deserves a new life?

This is a discussion on Which discontinued carry pistol deserves a new life? within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Grizzly2 The 5 shot, 3" Rossi /Interarms 720 in .44 Special, only this time cut down the front sight rib and give ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grizzly2 View Post
    The 5 shot, 3" Rossi /Interarms 720 in .44 Special, only this time cut down the front sight rib and give it a low profile, drift adjustable rear sight like this man had done. I'd prefer the fluted cylinder for a tad less weight. These are smaller than K frames and maybe a tad larger than, is it D frames? that Colt used for the Diamondback and Detective Specials? As much financial trouble as Rossi seems to be in, it's probably a never gonna happen thing; especially without Interarms help again.

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    I'll second bringing back the Rossi M720. I carried mine today.

    It fits in a nice sweet spot at 29-30 oz. Heavier than a 19-21 oz Charter Bulldog so it soaks up more recoil. Lighter than the 36-39 oz GP100 and various S&W L frame 44 SPLs so easier for carry with the same capacity. Mine just sits right in the hand, the factory grips as pictured above fit me perfectly and the gun just points naturally for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkyfender View Post
    I love my 6906, Its one of my preferred carry guns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkyfender View Post
    Nice!! I vote ALL 3rd generation S&W auto's should cover it ; )
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    I think s&w should bring back the 3913is or the 3913nl
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    Quote Originally Posted by ETXhiker View Post
    Colt Lightweight Commander in .38 Super. I doubt it will ever happen, but I would buy one in a heartbeat.
    ^^^ My exact vote as well. I want a Kimber 38 super with an aluminum frame...
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    The FN High power. I have two. The top pic is the one I carry. The bottom Pic is the one I shoot in USPSA .

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    I would definitely be on board with the return of the P7...and this time, HK...release the P7M7 (.45acp). While they’re at it, I wouldn’t mind seeing the P9/P9S and HK4 come back.

    Wouldn’t break my heart to see Colt re-release the Python and Diamondback, either...but not the modernized version like the Cobras...the originals, with the same quality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hogdaddy View Post
    Nice!! I vote ALL 3rd generation S&W auto's should cover it ; )
    Can you imagine the MSRP on those today? Well north of $800 I bet.

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    Sig P239

    I was also disappointed when Sig recently discontinued the P239 model, a gun I have owned for about 20 years, shown below. This is a traditional P series Sig with aluminum frame and DA/SA trigger with decocker. It is a slim gun with single stack magazine, so the capacity is 8+1 in 9mm caliber. It weighs about 28 ounces empty. But I think the market for 9mm compacts has shifted towards polymer frames, lighter weight and higher capacity. For example, the new Sig P365 gun has a polymer frame, weighs 18 ounces empty and has a 10+1 capacity. I presume that very few people were still buying the P239, so Sig discontinued the model.

    I still like my P239, however, as the extra weight absorbs recoil and makes the gun easier to shoot accurately, it is small enough and not hard to conceal, and I can live with 8+1 round capacity for 99% of my anticipated needs. I guess I have become old fashioned.

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    Sig P220 Subcompact............one sweet shooter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkyfender View Post
    Yep, this would be my vote, except I would include the 59 & 69 series as well. They were well-built and accurate. I think that the fact that Sig still sells a ton of their classic series shows there is a demand for weapons other than just tupperware.

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