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    I just like em. Brings back the Saturday matinee memories.

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    I like the simplicity of revolvers especially single actions. Name:  DSCN0533.JPG
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    I think I like this kind of revival. A few custom gunnies are doing conversions on GP-100's so I imagine the Manufacturers are getting back on the "Band Wagon"! Cool! Now does anybody know where a money tree grows?
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    I dislike the idea of a revolver "Revival". I want everyone else in the world to covet plastic bottom feeders and leave all the wheelies for ME (Oh okay, and my friends here on the forum too)...................
    After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring. He kept it up until a hunter came along and shot him.

    The moral: When you're full of bull, keep your mouth shut.

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    I guess the 'plastic semi-auto' was made for LEO and Military government contracts, when that market was hot. Now that it has cooled............they now want us diehard revolver fans to take up the slack. I don't know about the rest of you.........but when they put in MIM parts and the IL.........that turned me off to the newer Smith revolvers. I'll stick with my 35 year old classics, and they are getting hard to find around here. Sorry S&W.......you abandoned us revolver guys back in 1998, to get military contracts. It's too late to get me interested again! Bob
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    When you want the BEST! Bob

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    I find it hard to beat a J frame air weight loaded with 5 148g dewc, and am glad to see the revolver revival, it tells me people are thinking about what works instead of whats in fashion
    Hogg
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    Basically marketing for Market Share. Make something different and attract customers. There is not going to be a general resurgence of revolvers in the market place. Its going to be niche marketing for the average profiled market segment. The sock drawer contingent, something simplistic for personnel protection with out the complexity of the semiautomatic pistol. Colt hasn't expanded beyond their basic product the 1911 series pistol thus they bring back a segment of their revolver line.

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    Revival, yes.

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Size:  2.93 MB Yes there were always some of us who kept the faith, the seed corn of this movement. With the liberalization of carry laws, females embracing firearms ownership in greater numbers, greater historical data on actual gunfights and the physical limitations of some shooters along with sage advice given, have all fueled the demand for revolvers. As demand increases so does supply. Life is good.

    Collectables I believe are another matter. The supply is not limitless and as the economy has improved the demand has driven up prices. Buyers have adjusted their sights toward the abused, the altered, and more common models. The rise in prices of some models over the past half dozen years amazes me.

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    Personally , I got in touch with my inner self and had an epiphany . I discovered revolvers have an aura and a soul. Hold one for a while , you will see.
    Auto pistols are like Democrats, they kinda have a purpose but their mostly hollow inside.
    OOoommmmmmmmmmm
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    Quote Originally Posted by sp327 View Post
    When Tupperware guns age, they turn in to garbage. When steel guns age, they have character and history
    I have many of both, but disagree with your opinion about Tupperware,and agree with your opinion about steel guns...Just my opinion.
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