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    navydoc is offline Junior Member
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    Colt Detective Special

    I bought mine in 1989. At my age 89 a semi-auto slide is very hard to rack so I've gone back to revolvers. My third generation detective special is a natural with Hornady Critical Defense 38 spcl 110 gr FTX ammo. Six rounds single or double action. Very accurate, rapid, and reliable at short range .
    "Don't leave home without it."

    navydoc
    U.S. Navy vet
    World War II

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    I wish I hadn't sold mine. I inherited it from my father when he passed, and honestly I didn't know what I had. I wanted a shiny new hi-cap polymer gun and all he sold dusty (and rusty) revolvers were just junk. This one was one of the better preserved specimens, and one of the few regrets.

    edit - I am too dumb to post the picture.

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    Nice, gotta love Colt pistols, I like the 6 round cylinder as well in a .38 snubbie.. Thank-you for your service, you guys in WWII knew how to win wars.

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