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Old 09-27-2009, 12:38 PM   #1
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Soon I'll be moving out some of my safe queens (through Hydrashok's store) and this of course will put gun money in my pocket. I already have a nice collection, and every pistol I really need, but I wonder if I should go ahead and get something special.

I expect JD will pop in shortly and tell me to get a Nighthawk and TBH that's a great suggestion. Always wanted a Colt Python (Dad had one) and there are others that might be cool to have as well.

So folks, if you had say $2500 to spend, on a single gun, what would it be - and why?

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Old 09-27-2009, 03:04 PM   #2
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A Python would be a great choice, a true classic. Do you like single action wheelguns? You can get a very nice premium grade model 83 from Freedom Arms for around $2000 and have some extra cash left for a nice belt and holster, or a scope (although I would stick with the iron sights).

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How about a BFR? BFR: Magnum Research

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Well, you can't go getting a Nighthawk. I am the only ranking member around here with a Nighthawk and I can't have you jumping on board the bandwagon and mucking that up.

Lately I have been coveting a S&W Model 629 Stealth Hunter from the Performance Center. It's really a nice looking revolver and I don't have a revolver.

However, if I were going to be looking at a Nighthawk 1911, I would be looking at adding The Enforcer to my lineup and I would be getting in touch with George from Michigan Gunslingers to get the best overall price.

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Some spiffy recommendations guys. No, I'm not an SA revolver fan as they don't do much for me. I had a 629 and it was just to expensive to shoot as I don't reload. Getting a Nighthawk to be on the same dimensional plane as JD is tempting...

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If it's a 1911 you're lusting after, a Les Baer Thunder Ranch Special is a great one and you'd have plenty of dough left over for ammunition.

You may also want to consider a Dan Wesson 1911 as well. They are a sleeper, excellent quality and definitely a bargain.

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How about a Wilson Combat 1911. I use to machine the slides and frames where I worked before. TIGHT tolerances.

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If it's a 1911 you're lusting after, a Les Baer Thunder Ranch Special is a great one and you'd have plenty of dough left over for ammunition.

You may also want to consider a Dan Wesson 1911 as well. They are a sleeper, excellent quality and definitely a bargain.
I had a Dan Wesson Pointman and it was indeed a very well built gun. Right now I'm seriously leaning towards a Springer Loaded long slide which is about $1K and then maybe use the rest of the money for ammo & accessories. I've asked Hydrashok to find me one of these as we certainly need to give him some business...


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Now that's something that never occurred to me. Interesting thought.

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Soon I'll be moving out some of my safe queens (through Hydrashok's store) and this of course will put gun money in my pocket. I already have a nice collection, and every pistol I really need, but I wonder if I should go ahead and get something special.

I expect JD will pop in shortly and tell me to get a Nighthawk and TBH that's a great suggestion. Always wanted a Colt Python (Dad had one) and there are others that might be cool to have as well.

So folks, if you had say $2500 to spend, on a single gun, what would it be - and why?
There's your answer. I have one and I love it.

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