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Old 10-20-2013, 01:32 AM   #91
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Thanks. I can't wait to put a few rounds through it.
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Yup.
And.... Walmart is out of 38 special and 357 Mag.

I may have to order some or order the reloading supplies.

Also, I think the shop had the guns model wrong. It says "35" on the inside of the crane (usually where the model number is on Taurus'), but I could not find anything on google about M-35s. I asked on taurusarmed.net, and one person said it looked a LOT like an M-66.

So I have no clue what I have other than a Taurus 357.

Here's an M-66.

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And.... Walmart is out of 38 special and 357 Mag. I may have to order some or order the reloading supplies. Also, I think the shop had the guns model wrong. It says "35" on the inside of the crane (usually where the model number is on Taurus'), but I could not find anything on google about M-35s. I asked on taurusarmed.net, and one person said it looked a LOT like an M-66. So I have no clue what I have other than a Taurus 357. Here's an M-66.
Regarding the reloading - My recommendation to save costs a bunch is to start with a Lee handloading kit. You can find them for about $20 on midwayusa I think. That's what I use for .357/.38. Its pretty slow, but I take it in stages. And I know I might never go out and shoot more than 100-200 rounds of those calibers in a range session. If you have a powder trickler it will speed up the process immensely.
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I agree. I don't people who hate certain gun brands. A lot of them have never even owned one. They're just going by what someone else said. Taurus? No, they are not a S&W, but then again they are not a $700-$1000 gun. I believe that Taurus' even come with a life time warranty that follows the gun, not the person.
Yes the do have a lifetime which is great, I've only needed to use the warranty once and that was on a mag with a weak spring. They sent me out a new spring and follower but when it arrived they sent me a new mag as well
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Regarding the reloading - My recommendation to save costs a bunch is to start with a Lee handloading kit. You can find them for about $20 on midwayusa I think. That's what I use for .357/.38. Its pretty slow, but I take it in stages. And I know I might never go out and shoot more than 100-200 rounds of those calibers in a range session. If you have a powder trickler it will speed up the process immensely.
I'm already have a press and a lot of reloading equipment, so all I really need to get started are the dies, bullets, and brass. I'm good on primers and powder.

It's still about a $100-$125 investment though, so it may have to wait. The good news is, I already have a bit of 38 Special brass I found at the range. (a couple handfuls).

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Yes the do have a lifetime which is great, I've only needed to use the warranty once and that was on a mag with a weak spring. They sent me out a new spring and follower but when it arrived they sent me a new mag as well
Awesome! It's always nice when a company stands behind what they make.
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Just learned something about my gun. It is an early model 66.

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Nice. I have an early 669. It has a fantastic DA trigger. Mine is similar in size to an N frame smith. I think the 66's are more down the lines of an L frame. Is yours a pre-lock model?

Here is mine

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I'd have better luck finding leprechaun than I would that revolver. Beside, I probably couldn't afford it if I did manage to find one.
Just make sure you find the leprechaun first. Then that pot of gold will get you the revolver you want!
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Nice. I have an early 669. It has a fantastic DA trigger. Mine is similar in size to an N frame smith. I think the 66's are more down the lines of an L frame. Is yours a pre-lock model?

Here is mine

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The trigger on mine is really good. Decently light and smooth.

Pre lock? You mean the key thing they put in some of their revolvers now to lock the hammer down? Yes, I believe it's pre lock (I didn't see a lock anywhere on it)

Nice looking gun.
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Just make sure you find the leprechaun first. Then that pot of gold will get you the revolver you want!
I found the leprechaun, all he had was cereal.
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