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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 12-06-2011, 01:24 PM Thread Starter
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If you had the choice between a 357 colt trooper 6" barrel or a 357 tarues 6" barrel which would you guys choose. I'm leaning more towards the colt. Any input on either would be great.

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Neither, I would go with a S&W 686.




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Re: 357 ?

When I was looking at .357's, I checked out taurus, and just didn't care for it. The one I looked at was a 7 shot, and the cylinder walls were way thinner on it, seemed a little lite as well, but I like a heavier gun.

I haven't looked at the colt you are, but I liked the other models I looked at. If your not sold on those 2 brands, check out ruger as well. I went with a 6" GP100, and I love it.

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Re: 357 ?

If you only had those two pistols to choose from, I'd take the Colt. Personally, I would recommend the S&W 686.

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Fellows thanks for your insite! I took your advice and found a 686. I pick it up tonight. Thanks again Bearslayer

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Good luck with your 686. I'm sure you'll be happy with your selection.

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Neither, I would go with a S&W 686.
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I have owned both the S&W 686 and the Colt Trooper. They are BOTH fine revolvers. Back to your question, I would take the Colt anyday over a Taurus.

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+1 for the Ruger GP-100.

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