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  1. Most popular revolvers

    General Gun Discussion
    Which revolvers do you guys think are the most popular or the best ones? Which have you seemed to enjoy the most or wanted the most? Which have you owned?
  2. Trying to id a S&W revolver

    Revolver Discussions
    Hello. I have a smith and wesson revolver double action 2". I don't have any paperwork or id for this gun. I was looking for some help to figure out what it is. The markings on the bottom of the handle between the wood grips are 5D30789. It says .38 S&W. spl on the barrel. Made in USA marcas...
  3. What is the a decent first 45 acp pistol to buy?

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    I am starting my research for buying a .45 acp double stack handgun. I don't necessarily need it to conceal. I already have a conceal carry. I am looking for something reliable, good build around $500-$600. I thought about 1911 and honestly, if I am going to buy one itll be a higher end model...
  4. Range Report M1917 S&W 45 ACP

    Revolver Discussions
    Not as elaborate of a report as I usually do, but it was a good time with a classic handgun.
  5. Smith and Wesson Factory Error Model 637 Marked as Model 642-2

    Revolver Discussions
    I just purchased a Model 642 Smith and Wesson and when I got home and opened the box I was shocked to see that it had a hammer. It is clearly marked as a 642-2 and the box and everything says 642 but upon further research it turns out it is a model 637. I was wondering if this would value the...
  6. Sell or trade S&W 5906 for Glock 26

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    Ok so I have this 5906. I bought it used a few years ago and put about 1500 (very rough estimate) rounds through it. It is still in good condition, though I have no idea how old it is. It is not my current CCW because of obvious reasons. I carry my Sig C3, but I would prefer something...
  7. M&P9 or M&P22

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    I'm new here and already introduced myself in the new members section. Now I have some questions. I was going to get a Smith and Wesson M&P9 for my first gun and practice shooting at the range, however I was doing my research and saw the M&P22. My question is... Would the 22 be better than the...
  8. New Here

    New Members Introduction
    Hey everyone, I'm Scott and new to the whole gun scene. Figured I'd start by joining a forum, since that seems to be the thing to do now-a-days. I'm not really sure what to say on these things... So here it is.. I am getting a Smith and Wesson M&P 9mm as my first gun. I'll hopefully be getting...
  9. Ruger vs. Smith & Wesson

    Revolver Discussions
    Hello everyone, I am trying to decide between a Ruger and a Smith & Wesson 44 magnum. I just moved up to Alaska and want to pick up a 44. My question is which should I get? A Ruger or a Smith & Wesson, and why? I don't want to sound rude, however I do have a few requests for people answering my...
  10. my new .44 Smith: target ammo vs self defense vs hunting hunting ammo

    Revolver Discussions
    Model: 629...
  11. Early Christmas Gift

    Rifle Discussion
    Hey all, I thought I'd share some photos of the new rifle that Santa brought for me a couple of days ago. It's my first ever bolt action (finally), for my first ever hunting trip (finally). It's a Smith and Wesson I-bolt chambered in .30-06. I haven't had a chance to shoot it yet, in fact...
  12. Opinions for a first CC Weapon

    General Gun Discussion
    I am interested in buying a gun for concealed carry. I already have my permit and i have been researching a few different models but i would like the opinion of some actual gun owners. I am 5'7" and weigh about 200lbs but carry it well. I would prefer a small (no full size) semi auto in at...
  13. 22 suggestions

    Semi-Auto Handgun Discussion
    Anybody have a S&W model 22A? I am looking at this pistol or the Beretta Neos. Any suggestions or feedback?