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Colt Detective Special 2"
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Gil Martin
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 4:23 am    Post subject: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

I really like 2-inch revolvers and came across a police turn-in at a local gun shop. The revolver was made in the early 1960s and is like new. I got it for less than $300.00. In checking a few websites to see what the current auction prices looked like and I was shocked. The website numbers were two or three times more than I paid for my Colt. That's why I prefer to shop locally. All the best...
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 5:33 am    Post subject: Re: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

Well done Gil....you are a crafty bugger mate. If there's a bargain to be had, you will find it.

Again mate....well done.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:30 pm    Post subject: Re: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

Mate,
The Detective Special is one of the best short barrel gun I've ever shoot!!
until the Great Oz Gun Grab, I got one thats grouping 2" at 25 meters.

Them ba5tards cut it to pieces... Mad

godamittohell !!! I am still pi55ed off with those uninformed idiots...

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:18 am    Post subject: Re: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

Congrats Gil.....That Colt makes a great leg iron....

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 16, 2009 5:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

Gil,
You got a good one there. Hang on to it (I am sure that you will). Take care...
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 5:27 pm    Post subject: Re: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

Gil,
It sounds like you got a great deal. I had a few Colts over the years and always loved them. Which shop did you find it at? I was at Allan's on Friday.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

Congratulations on that one Gil.
You are dead on, that a piece like yours would go for a heck of a lot more than you paid for it.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 3:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

Gil-

Them lil' Colt's are nuttin' but trouble.

I'll take it off yer hands for 250$, right now.

No need ta thank me, it's what I do.

Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 6:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

stovepipe: I'll see your $250 and raise you $25.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:32 am    Post subject: Re: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

lol....we gotta auction goin' on a gun that aint for sale... Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Colt Detective Special 2" Reply with quote

BigBlue,
I got the Colt at Seneca Arms in Green Lane. Never was able to do much at Alan's place. All the best...
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