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I was cleaning my garage and found my great grandpa's S&W
any suggestions on what I should do with it



 
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Aww it looks like it would be fun to shoot. I'll have it cleaned and get a display case or something
 
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Shoot it only if you reload and cast. Lead bullets and Black Powder only. And that only after a gunsmith certifies that it is safe. All this is assuming that it is a center fire, if it's a rimfire there is really no option to shoot it.
 

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Nrubso, I agree with C Pierce, I wouldn't shoot it, & I'd keep it in the family. Thanks for sharing. Frank
 

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There must be a story behind that gun, care to tell it?
 

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Given that it is most likely chambered for .32 rim fire it is unlikely you will be able to fire it... but even if you could, I would not suggest doing so... the gun is doubtless well over 100 years old and designed for black powder...

I agree with keeping it as a rememberance....

FWIW

Chcuk
 
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This appears to be a Model 1 1/2, 32 (centerfire). Have it looked at by a qualified gunsmith, and if he agrees fire it using "cowboy" loads, which are very mild. Make sure they are 32 S&W, not 32 S&W long which are too powerful.
 
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