thinking about purchasing a charter pathfinder snubby

Discussion in 'Revolver Handguns' started by gadrooning, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. gadrooning

    gadrooning New Member

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    Does anyone have any experience with the charter 22lr pathfinder snubnose. I don't want to get into a debate about barrel lengths and manuf. preferences. I have several 22. I just want to know about charter quality. I personally do not know anything about them. I want to practice by keeping the ammo costs down. Should I buy the pathfinder for a little over 300 or spend it on 38 ammo and just shoot my s&w snub.
     
  2. NGIB

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    The old Charter revolvers were fairly good. I haven't heard much if anything good about the newer versions. Everything I've read places them well below Taurus when it comes to QC...
     

  3. gadrooning

    gadrooning New Member

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    Appreciate the feedback, but that is not good to hear. I personally had bad experiences with taurases. That does not bode well for charter.:(
     
  4. NGIB

    NGIB New Member

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    A few years ago I was on a quest not to pay $600+ for a good reliable .22 revolver - no luck. The only "budget" .22 revolver worth buying is an older Monson-made Dan Wesson. I've had 2 of them are they are high quality guns...
     
  5. diggsbakes

    diggsbakes New Member

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    I've heard nothing but bad things about Charter arms, even from a fellow that endorses Bersa. :eek: I'd spend it all on ammo or just save up for something that would last you.
     
  6. gilfo

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    I have a circa 1978 3" pathfinder. It has been very reliable.
    Looking to sell it for 275 to finance another purchase. E-mail me if interested.
    gilfo@aol.com