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SHS 50: S&W 629-1

On this episode of the Second Hand Showcase (SHS), we are looking at the stainless steel version of the Dirty Harry 44 Magnum. “The most powerful handgun on earth that will take your head clean off”.  😉 Well…something like that. No accounting for Hollywood’s behavior, right? So let’s get down to the stats: Make: Smith & Wesson. Model: 629-1.  Action: …

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SHS 35 – Colt Anaconda Revolver

On this episode of the Second Hand Showcase, we are going to class it up a bit. While at the same time, upping the “tough guy” quotient. Which are not two descriptors that normally flow well together. But when you are discussing large frame, Colt 44 Magnum Anaconda six-shooters, that is exactly how to describe it.  The rundown.  Make: Colt …

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A Rifle We Should Have Bought: Marlin 44 Mag

Long story short. This came up in an estate sale. I passed on it. Marky then passed on it. And finally my Son-in-law snatched it up. And every year at deer camp, I am reminded that passing it up was a mistake. But at least my SIL has it.    Freeze John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”