Bob Wright

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  • Christian. Independent Baptist. Married, three children, five grandchildren, three great-grandchil
  • Shooting, reloading, photography, birdwatching, pocket knives
  • Retired Mechanical Designer


  • Posted in thread: Hello from Tennessee! on 07-21-2014 at 09:04 PM
    Just got here - I have a life long fascination with two things - WeaponsScienceWell, THREE
    things, actually - But we will let that third one slide for now - Retired from a salaried job,
    I now preach a...

  • Posted in thread: New Frontier on the way! on 07-12-2014 at 08:04 PM
    Finally got to the range this morning with my newest Colt. Trigger pull on thsi gun is very
    heavy, but is crisp and breaks clean. group after intitial sighting in.Bob Wright

  • Posted in thread: New Frontier on the way! on 07-02-2014 at 09:10 PM
    Very, very nice Bob. Congratulations on the find. :cool:I've been mulling over picking up a
    5-1/2" Colt SAA in .45 LC, and you seem like the person to ask about this.....How are the NEW
    Colts compared...

  • Posted in thread: New Frontier on the way! on 07-02-2014 at 08:32 PM
    This arrived last Saturday, alas! too late to go to the range.Colt New Frontier, .45 Colt, 7
    1/1" barrel: my GunBroker find, of which I am very pleased!Bob Wright

  • Posted in thread: New Frontier on the way! on 06-30-2014 at 03:39 PM
    Since the reserve was not met did the seller agree to sell it to you? By auction rules the
    seller does not have to accept your bid and could just re list it.That one was re-listed.For
    that I am thankf...

  • Posted in thread: New Frontier on the way! on 06-25-2014 at 12:31 AM
    I was notified that I was the winning bidder on Gun Broker for a Colt New Frontier, 7 1/2", .45
    Colt caliber. I've been on the lookout forsuch a revolver, even had friends scouring the folks
    in their ...

  • Posted in thread: Cowboy revolver on 06-17-2014 at 01:03 AM
    While I prefer the .44 Magnum or .44 Special, saying I like the .45 Colt is something of an
    understatement: one with the grip medallion is a Colt New Frontier, the one with the silver
    front sight is ...

  • Posted in thread: should i trade? on 06-12-2014 at 12:26 AM
    You have been well told.Bob Wright

  • Posted in thread: A new acquisition on 06-05-2014 at 05:42 PM
    While on the subject of top-break revolvers, I came across many when I was very young. I would
    buy these in junk shops or second hand stores for $2.50 ~ $3.00, most were pretty badly worn.
    They had th...

  • Posted in thread: A new acquisition on 06-04-2014 at 12:10 AM
    I have recently bought a Harrington and Richardson revolver. It chambers a 38 S&W bullet and is
    a top-break. I have also found out that its a first model frame with three patient dates on the
    top of t...