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Posted: 5/27/2003 8:03:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/31/2003 6:04:31 AM EDT by Wave]
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 8:40:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/27/2003 8:40:43 PM EDT by dukeofurl]
I'm don't think you can go wrong with the K frame.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 11:08:47 PM EDT
Hell YES! The one I had shot point-of-aim, not too shabby with those fixed sights. $125 is a damn good price as well.
Link Posted: 5/27/2003 11:25:46 PM EDT
buy it!
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 1:15:29 AM EDT
The 65 with a 3" or 4" barrel is perfection in a fighting revolver IMHO. GET IT
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 1:17:44 AM EDT
What they said.........
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 2:41:31 AM EDT
Worth it? Buy two!!!
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 3:53:26 AM EDT
At that price, if you don't want it, let me know, 'cause I do!

BUY IT!
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 6:41:50 AM EDT
If it is functional and the bore is in good shape, pick it up. Good deal...
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 12:21:37 PM EDT
great price for a great little gun


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Link Posted: 5/28/2003 2:46:59 PM EDT
By the time you read this, you should already have it!
A stainless .357 version of the model 10, which was the bread & butter service revolver in .38.
Any "K" or "L" frame grip fits it, and there are a lot of aftermarket grips for those.
And it would look great wearing a glass bead finish too!
I think you already knew the answer...just tryin' to make us jealous, huh?
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 7:13:27 PM EDT
The FBI used to issue the Mdl 65 with a 3" barrel.

For $125 if its timed ok, grab it.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 7:23:38 PM EDT
Like the 1911 style pistol the K frame S&W is extremely easy to work on and there are a ton of parts available for them.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 7:54:32 PM EDT
I have a model 19... same gun, blued and with adjustable sights.

For that price, so long as the timing is correct, buy all that they have.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 8:59:57 PM EDT
Yeah...if it's a used PD gun check the timing.. 19s and 65s weren't meant for a steady diet of 357...They will eat 38+p all day long though..

Way back when.. my department used to issue Mdl 28s with full power 357... then they went to 19s.. after your probation and qualifying twice (not once but twice) with 357 ammo you could carry it with 357.. while organizing some old records that's how I discovered that tidbit of info. Of course those guys shot.. alot... like 50,000 rounds one year..and the guns that were shot the most were rebuilt the most as well.

I agree with Lumpy196.. they are great fighting wheelguns... especially with the 3 inch barrel and some good 125 gr 357 JHPs..

but hell for @$125 you can't go wrong!
Link Posted: 5/30/2003 4:17:14 PM EDT
I carry a model 64 4-inch daily while working. It's the same as the 65 only in .38 special. Great shooting revolvers. For $125 it's a steal
Link Posted: 5/30/2003 4:38:03 PM EDT
Terrible gun, vastly overpriced, obsolete, you'll never be happy...

I'll buy it to save you the grief.
Link Posted: 5/30/2003 10:11:31 PM EDT
My bud in the SCHP still laments the day they turned in their 65s, and got Glock 22s.
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 6:10:43 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 12:15:46 PM EDT

I forgot to mention he's throwing in 1 duty holster, 1 pancake holster, and several speedloaders w/cases to sweeten the deal


thanks for the update

enjoy
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 12:41:22 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Wave:
I forgot to mention he's throwing in 1 duty holster, 1 pancake holster, and several speedloaders w/cases to sweeten the deal.




CooL! Got to like a great deal when it comes along!
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 11:37:49 AM EDT
just keep rubbing it in.....go ahead we can all tell you are enjoying this......


after we all post a few more times Wave's going to tell us he forgot to mention it comes with 500 rounds of corbon +p 38 JHP.....
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 11:42:44 AM EDT
Wave, you better tell us you have bought this VERY soon....and post some freakin pics
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