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Old 09-17-2013, 05:59 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by fortinsj View Post
I'm looking for buy a small revolver for concealed carry. I've settled on a Ruger LCR in 38 special. I've been thinking about trading a pistol for it. I have a colt 1911 commander 45 acp, and a s&w victory model in 38 spec that I'm willing to part with. I love both of the two guns. I normally carry the 1911 but I never shoot the it any more because of 45 ammo prices. I love the look and feel of the s&w but I wouldn't use it as a carry. I'm just looking for any advice on which to consider giving up. Would one hold more value over time? I bought the colt brand new and the s&w is about 70 years old. Any advice is helpful. Let's hear your input
You wish to trade off one of your classics for what is essentially an appliance?
I guarantee you will regret trading either one.
Do something else.

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All i'll say is I have a S&W victory that isn't going anywhere--
I'd never trade any of my 1911's for any Ruger revolver---
Save sum money or put one on layaway---
Just my 2 bits
+1. Especially a plastic Ruger.
It's like trading an Italian Espresso maker for a $12 Wal-Mart coffee pot.
This transaction has regret written all over it.
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:17 PM   #12
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Hey 86!

If it were me I'd keep them both. They each have their own values which surpasses the Ruger you're considering. ( I have separation anxiety issues). I'd look for a different way to finance the Ruger, or maybe even look to something else for a cheaper price in a .357 (what ever that $$ might be.)
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Old 09-25-2013, 05:39 PM   #13
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I have a Kel Tec P-3AT. When I first got the Kel Tec .380 It was my pocket carry. Now I am used to carrying a gun in my pocket I carry a bigger gun. I guess the mini pocket pistol is a phase we all go through.
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:57 PM   #14
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Hang on to both of 'em.
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:38 PM   #15
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Amen to keeping both
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