New Chief's Special

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by wundudnee, Feb 5, 2005.

  1. wundudnee

    wundudnee New Member

    Mar 31, 2001
    Perry, Kansas USA
    I found this today at a small gunshow in Holton,Ks. NIB model 36 Chiefs Special made in 1954. I've always said that I'll never have a gun I won't shoot, but this one may take a little more thinking on that. :eek: It was a private sale, and well worth the money. :) Although if I keep this up I may have to go back to work for a living. :eek:
  2. llama.45

    llama.45 New Member

    Jan 21, 2005
    thats a very nice piece

  3. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Congratulations, wundudnee.

    I carried one on my ankle for years. Easy to conceal and nice to shoot, once I got used to the short barrel. Sold it due to perspiration beginning to damage the finish in the warm climate. Replaced it with an early Model 60, the SS duplicate.

    You should enjoy shooting it.

  4. SouthernMoss

    SouthernMoss *Admin Tech Staff*

    Jan 1, 2003
    SW MS
    Wow, that's a nice find!
  5. 45Smashemflat

    45Smashemflat Active Member

    Oct 6, 2003
    PURRRRRDY!!! My wife still carries a 5 shot air-weight purchased at the height of the Manson Murder scares - its got a 3" barrel and shoots like its got eyes. I've still got the box and original grips. Just can't beat an old Smith.
  6. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    Here at TFF
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