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Old 08-20-2015, 05:38 AM
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Default S&W Model 10-5 with 6" barrel. Just because.

I'm a huge fan of Smith's K frames. I now have eight various K frames to include four M&P/Model 10 revolvers. For awhile I've been wanting to add a long-barreled Model 10 to my collection. By the fifties the 6" barreled revolver was on it's way out with law enforcement. It just wasn't very comfortable to have a long barreled revolver while sitting in a car. But S&W kept offering the 6" barrel until the mid-eighties. Mine was made in 73. Now I need a Model 10 snubnose (2" bl) and also one with the 3" barrel. This one has some real Old School charm. The funny thing is when I was younger (we're talking over fifteen years ago) I didn't appreciate the Model 10. It was just a plain old 38 Spl revolver. No bells and whistles. I don't feel that way about it anymore. It's a very functional revolver, but also very well made and capable of some impressive accuracy.




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>aim at suspect on other side of room
>accidentally poke them in eye
>department sued
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If you're not going to shoot it, you might as well get some vintage grips on it. The right grip panel is partially covering the S&W logo.
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Old 08-20-2015, 09:03 PM
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If you're not going to shoot it, you might as well get some vintage grips on it. The right grip panel is partially covering the S&W logo.
It's already happened. I put some K frame wooden target grips on it from the early seventies - which is when my version was made.
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>aim at suspect on other side of room
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Used by Dirty Harry's kid brother Lightly stained Sam.

Sorry best I could come up with in such short time.
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Used by Dirty Harry's kid brother Lightly stained Sam.

Sorry best I could come up with in such short time.
I lol'd for what it's worth.

I'd love to see this with the wood on it. Really cool pencil barreled Model 10 variation. I've messed with a few 10-5s and the nuances in the way they balance and point are an interesting juxtaposition from the ubiquitous straight wall bull barrel versions. I have a hard time deciding whether or not I'd rather have a 10-5 or a 10-6 as my one Model 10. I could always buy both of course.
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Old 08-23-2015, 10:27 AM
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I'd love to see this with the wood on it.
Like this?
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Old 08-23-2015, 10:28 AM
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I like the look of wood on my revolvers, but when it comes to actual shooting I prefer rubber grips. So I have both.
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Really cool pencil barreled Model 10 variation. I've messed with a few 10-5s and the nuances in the way they balance and point are an interesting juxtaposition from the ubiquitous straight wall bull barrel versions. I have a hard time deciding whether or not I'd rather have a 10-5 or a 10-6 as my one Model 10. I could always buy both of course.
I like the heavy barrel for the Model 13/65 and the Model 14 Target Masterpiece, but I prefer the tapered barrel for the Model 10. More for the esthetics than any perceived advantages.
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Old 08-23-2015, 07:16 PM
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Very nice! I've never actually shot a proper Model 10 in .38 Special but I but its a tack driver.
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