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Nov 13, 2017 22:51 |  #3781

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Model 28?


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Nov 14, 2017 04:36 |  #3782

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Model 28?

Yes, a Highway Patrolman.

Got a tiny bit of play in the cylinder now, but still a great revolver.


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Nov 14, 2017 10:01 |  #3783

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Nice. I used to own a model 29.

BTW, your image seems vaguely familiar. Here's a shot I took back in 2009. :-)


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Nov 14, 2017 17:31 |  #3784

NavyDoc, they do look similiar for sure! I had to quickly look at the exif data, my two shots were taken in May 2011.

The S&W has done some work since then, but the 92FS has REALLY done some work as my wife and I shoot IPSC each weekend. I know a lot of folks put crap on the 92FS's but its had now roughly around 100,000+ rounds and I've replaced one spring (that I lost) and it just keeps going and going.


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Nov 14, 2017 17:59 |  #3785

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NavyDoc, they do look similiar for sure! I had to quickly look at the exif data, my two shots were taken in May 2011.

The S&W has done some work since then, but the 92FS has REALLY done some work as my wife and I shoot IPSC each weekend. I know a lot of folks put crap on the 92FS's but its had now roughly around 100,000+ rounds and I've replaced one spring (that I lost) and it just keeps going and going.

Jim, after I posted, I noticed I used the wrong date. I posted a date the image was modified rather than shot which was on 10/18/2009, the month and year I joined POTN. Regardless, we obviousely have good taste. :)

I also used to own a 9mm Taurus PT92 I believe that was identical to the Baretta. Mine came with a high capacity magazine of 15 rounds. I also had a custom magazine that carried 30 rounds. :-)


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Nov 14, 2017 19:26 |  #3786

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Nice. I used to own a model 29.

BTW, your image seems vaguely familiar. Here's a shot I took back in 2012. :-)
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Yours is also very nice. The 28 and 29 are both N frames as I'm sure you guys already knew. The difference being .357 vs .44.
But that's another story. ;-)a


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Nov 14, 2017 19:26 |  #3787

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Jim, after I posted, I noticed I used the wrong date. I posted a date the image was modified rather than shot which was on 10/18/2009, the month and year I joined POTN. Regardless, we obviousely have good taste. :)

I also used to own a 9mm Taurus PT92 I believe that was identical to the Baretta. Mine came with a high capacity magazine of 15 rounds. I also had a custom magazine that carried 30 rounds. :-)


NavyDoc, those images are sooo close. With the dates now confirmed and you posting back then, I probably (more than likely, most definitely!) plagiarized you.

I do believe in coincidences, but those pics are just so close! So as they as they say "imitation is the highest form of flattery" your pic(s) must have had an impact on me all those years ago.

We are limited to 10 shot mags here, they even have to be factory made 10 shot mags. The crimped down 15 shot to 10 shot mags are even illegal!


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Nov 14, 2017 19:30 |  #3788

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Yours is also very nice. The 28 and 29 are both N frames as I'm sure you guys already knew. The difference being .357 vs .44.
But that's another story. ;-)a


I've never shot a .44 mag pistol, shot the cartridge in a lever action rifle that bruised the hell outta' my shoulder!

From what I've read the M27 and the M28 are very close, the M27 had a better bluing job I think? They would have been big heavy revolvers to carry around all day doing police work that's for sure.


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Nov 14, 2017 19:36 |  #3789

fotoworx & navydoc,
That is pretty funny stuff.
The similarities are amazing really.
Good images by both of you. :-)



  
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Nov 14, 2017 19:38 |  #3790

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I've never shot a .44 mag pistol, shot the cartridge in a lever action rifle that bruised the hell outta' my shoulder!

From what I've read the M27 and the M28 are very close, the M27 had a better bluing job I think? They would have been big heavy revolvers to carry around all day doing police work that's for sure.

That's correct. The 27 had a more polished finish, sort of a deluxe version of the 28, albeit they are basically the same gun.
I once had the pleasure of firing a 2 & 1/2" model 29 with hot magnum loads. I swear the hand grip pattern was imprinted into my hand. :twisted:


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Nov 14, 2017 20:08 |  #3791

Ballen Photo wrote in post #18496622 (external link)
Yours is also very nice. The 28 and 29 are both N frames as I'm sure you guys already knew. The difference being .357 vs .44.
But that's another story. ;-)a


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NavyDoc, those images are sooo close. With the dates now confirmed and you posting back then, I probably (more than likely, most definitely!) plagiarized you.

I do believe in coincidences, but those pics are just so close! So as they as they say "imitation is the highest form of flattery" your pic(s) must have had an impact on me all those years ago.

We are limited to 10 shot mags here, they even have to be factory made 10 shot mags. The crimped down 15 shot to 10 shot mags are even illegal!

Thanks. My image shows off my replica "Regulator" single action .45 revolver and is the only hand gun I still own. Your comment regarding the chambering of the model 28 and 29 made me look it up and now I believe mine was the model 19. I owned it many years ago and bought it to qualify at the local Sheriff's academy. It was a .357 if I recall but I fired .38 specials. Prior to that, I owned a Colt .357 Trooper.


I owned the Taurus many years ago too, before the restrictions on magazines. Heck, I even had a Ruger Mini 14 with a 30 round bannana clip. :lol:


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Nov 15, 2017 10:57 as a reply to  @ post 18494838 |  #3792

Nice! I need to rustle up some models for a similar shoot.


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Nov 15, 2017 22:24 |  #3793

navydoc wrote in post #18496662 (external link)
Thanks. My image shows off my replica "Regulator" single action .45 revolver and is the only hand gun I still own. Your comment regarding the chambering of the model 28 and 29 made me look it up and now I believe mine was the model 19. I owned it many years ago and bought it to qualify at the local Sheriff's academy. It was a .357 if I recall but I fired .38 specials. Prior to that, I owned a Colt .357 Trooper.

I owned the Taurus many years ago too, before the restrictions on magazines. Heck, I even had a Ruger Mini 14 with a 30 round bannana clip. :lol:

I also noted that both images display the famous Aces and Eights hand.
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Nov 16, 2017 15:41 |  #3794

navydoc wrote in post #18496169 (external link)
Nice. I used to own a model 29.

BTW, your image seems vaguely familiar. Here's a shot I took back in 2012. :-)


fotoworx wrote in post #18496530 (external link)
NavyDoc, they do look similiar for sure! I had to quickly look at the exif data, my two shots were taken in May 2011......


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. I posted a date the image was modified rather than shot which was on 10/18/2009, ...


So,.. pistols at Dawn?

I like em all :)


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