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Discussion in 'Revolver Handguns' started by rem870forever, Aug 13, 2012.
I need a nice looking reliable revolver with at least 6 shots and at least a 4in barrel
Used - ruger black hawk, security six
New - ? Eaa windicater, though i have no experience with the latter
Used Ruger SP101 would get my vote. If you can save up $1-200 more you open a whole bunch of choices.
I bought my 4in Gp100 for $600 and that is my favorite handgun. I would save up a little bit and buy that. If its a carry weapon the Gp100 gets a little heavy but it makes for a perfect range gun. Ive gotta have 2000+ rounds through mine with no problems. Ive owned it for less than a year and its defenitly a great handgun.
Needs 6 rounds. SP101 is only 5.
I'm guessing Taurus. Just be careful that the cylinder is drilled correctly.
Uberti 1873 Cattleman Hombre. Can be had for under $400 new. Fun gun to shoot. Got one a little while ago and now shoot it more then my Rugers.
Old dan Wesson 15 series if you find one.
I paid $300 for an Old Model Ruger Blackhawk last year. I was at my LGS buying something else, saw it and had to have it.
It was made in 1970 and has not had the transfer bar conversion. It is a six shooter. Like any older single action revolver should only be carried with the hammer resting on an empty chamber.
single action, hands down blackhawk, i got a taurus 689 used for 350 with a 6" barrel, shoots great and handles all of my loads well. had to loktite the cylinder release but other than that good gun, great at 50 yards to!
EAA Windicator is a great gun. I had the 2 inch. The EAA Bounty Hunter would fill your needs as well. The Bounty Hunter is a Copy of the old Colt Single Action Army. The Windicator is a modern double action 6 shot.
Ahh I missed that part.
Check out the tuarus tracker! Its a mean looking revolver with 8 shots.
Uberti 1873 Cattleman Hombre, $250 can't beat the price.
I picked up a Ruger GP100 for $400, new but shopworn (slight turn ring). I would look for a used GP100.
I bought a 2" .357 EAA windicator for $291 otd 3 months ago. Got it for the wife to use at bedside with 38+p. And also fun magnum shooting.
Wanted a 4" but now that I have it am glad for the 2" as it's easier in and out of bedside safe.
Heavy but makes for easy shooting. No where near as long if a d/a pull as the Taurus 85 it replaced and much more comfortable.
Save a few more dollars and buy a gp 100 ruler. It is by far the best and strongest 357 on the market. Chech out buds gunship.com for a great price on it.
A used Ruger Security Six.
They can be found for $400 if your'e not in a hurry.
I almost sold my 2 1/2" ss Security six for $400 last week, but the guy backed out. He has no idea what quality revolvers are worth. He can buy a new C.A. for about the same.
A purchased a Uberti 1873 Cattleman Hombre a while back for under $400. It is a very fun gun to shoot!
IMO the best buy on the market right now is the Six series.
I purchased all of these within the last year: $295, $329, $350
The Six series is tough as nails and still very portable.