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smle-man
12-16-2007, 12:11 PM
http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/smle-man/rifles008.jpg
Colt Detective Special from 1933. Bought it because it looked like the one Joe Friday carried. Paid $100 for it, offered $350, sold.

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/smle-man/detectivespecial.jpg

Missed the old Dick special so bought this one from a Calguns member, early 90s vintage. The grips look like it will be more comfortable to shoot than Joe Friday's version!

zefflyn
12-16-2007, 3:42 PM
I must say, I prefer the look of the new one more, but that old one has the classic look of an old, well-used handgun.

The SoCal Gunner
12-16-2007, 4:44 PM
I missed out on a nickel Detective, then I spent my money on a different gun and when another pops up, I'm broke.

ivanimal
12-18-2007, 9:29 AM
The old and the new in one picture. This one looks to be unfired.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v631/ivanimal/coltdetspec001.jpg