EAA Windicator?

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by CampingJosh, May 3, 2009.

  1. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have experience/opinions concerning the EAA Windicator revolver? A local shop has one (steel, 2" barrel, .357) for $200. The EAA website says that it is manufactured by Weihrauch, and the gun is stamped "Made in Germany."

    Is this a good value for the dollars, or would I be better off passing?
     
  2. fleetwood1976

    fleetwood1976 Well-Known Member

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    This is strictly my opinion, but I would say go for it. I saw one a local shop for $225 and came real close to buying it, even though I do not need another 38 snubbie. You can not get much for $200 these days. I have an EAA Bounty hunter single action and love it. I think they are well made for the money. The thing to keep in mind is when you go to resell it, it will not spur as much interest as a smith or colt. It is kind of a cadillac vs. chevy thing. but if you are wanting a 38 to use and are not worried about collectability then you should go for it.
     

  3. They are indeed German made, Josh, and a good value for the money. I look at them as utility guns, i.e., a weapon to keep or use in a place where risk is higher for damage or theft. Like in your vehicle, for example.
     
  4. oscarmayer

    oscarmayer New Member

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    i was waiting to see how that question was answered. good answer in my opinion and nice to see most of the people here aren't gun snobs. far to many that feel unless it's a colt, a smith or a euro wonder gun it's crap.
     
  5. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

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    Truck gun was going to be its exact function. :)

    I'm glad to hear that it's a reliable (though HEAVY for a snubby at 1.8 lbs). If it's still sitting there when I drive past again on Friday, then it'll likely come home with me. To be honest, it isn't what I was looking for, but it just might do the trick.
     
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