I do not own a revolver. I've never owned one. But I've wanted one for as long as I can remember. Before I even knew what it was. I loved the looks of this gun. But, for the one I would have to have it was totally more than I was willing to pay. Then one day while at my nearby gun dealer "Fuquay Gun And Gold " I was talking about this gun to one of the guys there. I asked him if he knew of someone who might want to sell theirs. What the heck you never know right? Then he said that it was going to be released again. What? Yeah they are going to start selling them again in a year or so. I didn't know that. You already know what it is right? Here's the exact revolver that I am going to buy when I buy one. So what would you buy as your first revolver.
Check out a Ruger Redhawk 357 8 shot. They come in a few different barrel lengths.
When I open the cylinder and see 8 rounds staring back at me, I can't help but smile. They are built like a tank and no "hillary holes" of any kind.
My first revolver purchase was 40 years ago, it was a 8 3/8" 629 no-dash in the presentation case. A real beauty. If I was to buy a first gun today, it would probably be a L-frame 4" S&W, maybe a 686 or 586. That would just be a starting point, I would buy others, but that 4" .357 would keep me busy for a while.
My father got a new 6 inch python. Unbelievable for the price. Awesome double action, single could be better but we’ll give it time to wear in. Fit and finish are great. I opened the side plate. No cast or mim that I could see (but I may not really know exactly what I’m looking at, no seams or cast marks). Get one you’ll love it. Between my father and I we have 4 old pythons and the new one is right on par if not better in my opinion.
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