s&w governor

Discussion in 'Revolver Handguns' started by rurak, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. rurak

    rurak New Member

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    So I have a chance to pick one up for 695 $. Anyone own one? How is it? Accuracy good or bad? Thanks for the advice !
     
  2. SSGN_Doc

    SSGN_Doc Well-Known Member

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    What do you want it for? .45 Colt ammo is not cheap, .410 ammo is not cheap, .45 ACP ammo is not cheap. It is big for a snub nosed .45, it is short for a .410.
     

  3. marc29th

    marc29th New Member

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    Only use I can think of is as a bedside gun, though I think there are better options for one.
     
  4. JW357

    JW357 New Member

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    I definitely think the whole idea behind a Governor / Judge is just a novelty gun. It doesn't really fill a niche. Some people say its an up close and personal SD gun. You won't be able to hit much with .410 with a gun that size.

    So maybe use it as a .45 acp or .45 colt. Well, there are much better sized / priced options out there.

    Bedside gun? Maybe. But in my room theres about 10 feet between my bed and the door. Maybe too far for .410 at that range?

    Truck gun? I could see that, maybe. Only because you know it's gonna be an up close and personal kinda situation.

    I personally wouldn't spend $695 on a gun like that, although of course the Governor is gonna be better than the Judge. If you want it for a novelty type item, have at it bud!
     
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  5. rurak

    rurak New Member

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    Mostly for a novelty and fun. I've found some .410 for short money. It just looks like a fun revolver
     
  6. racer_x

    racer_x New Member

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    I think they would work great for a snake/fishing gun
     
  7. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    You could look at the Taurus Judge and spend the money you save on ammo.

    I have a hard time justifying the purchase of one for myself.
     
  8. rurak

    rurak New Member

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    I live in Massachusetts. Cant own any taurus firearms
     
  9. eatmydust

    eatmydust New Member

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    rurak - if you want it, go get it! Your money, your life, your choices.
     
  10. Sanchin

    Sanchin New Member

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    I would get it for sure. It looks like loads of fun! Who cares if it's really practical? :D
     
  11. SSGN_Doc

    SSGN_Doc Well-Known Member

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    If it is just for fun, then go for it.