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Old 06-11-2012, 18:35   #1
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Just another "N" frame.

I found this one on the rack at my LGS, cowering and crying on a rack full of Glocks and Sigs, and other plastic semi-autos. I tried to ignore it, but it wouldn't stop whinning and crying, so I finally gave in and bought it home.

Smith & Wesson 25-13 "Mountain Gun" with a 4" barrel, in 45 Colt. Yea, I know. It's got MIM parts, a frame mounted firing pin, a round butt frame, no pin in the barrel, and a plastic box.

Oh...and it's got "the lock."

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On the other hand I had 250 rounds of 45 Colt reloads laying around and nothing to shoot them out of.
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Old 06-11-2012, 18:41   #2
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Looks very nice from here. Congratulations.
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Old 06-11-2012, 18:45   #3
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Well done. Lock or no it is a great revolver made out of a great (Mountain gun) concept.
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Old 06-11-2012, 18:47   #4
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Oh man thats nice! I have been on the prowl for a 4 inch 29 or 25 for a while. Have fun with that...........
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Old 06-11-2012, 18:48   #5
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Nice find, and yeah I know what you mean, I've got a couple with "the lock" in my safe too. Sometimes price, features, desire, right place at the right time, moon phase, etc.... all come into play and outweigh "the lock".
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Old 06-11-2012, 19:05   #6
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Another nice looking revolver. The .45 Colt has long been my favorite revolver big bore. Someday I'll get a 25 chambered for it. The ACP's are cool too, gotta love the moon clips.

Anyways, congrats on your new .45!
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Old 06-11-2012, 20:57   #8
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I like.

It will be a good all around handgun for you. The 45 Colt is an easy to shoot "pumpkin roller".

Don't worry about MIM, trigger lock or unpinned barrel. Just enjoy!
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Old 06-11-2012, 21:14   #9
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Nice rescue! You saved that fine revolver from a possible plastic allergy. That is a beautiful firearm, enjoy.
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Old 06-11-2012, 21:15   #10
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I doubt the technology has really hurt anything, it's a very nice revolver.
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Old 06-11-2012, 21:43   #11
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I used to think revolvers looked best in stainless, but the more I see blued revolvers the more I fall in love.

Beautiful firearm.
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Old 06-11-2012, 21:48   #12
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Nice find!
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