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Offline jackelope

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A family treasure comes home
« on: September 19, 2020, 03:42:22 PM »
About 18 years ago my grandfather passed away. He left my stepdad his Colt Diamondback .22 revolver. To me, my grandfather is/was the greatest human being that has ever walked this planet. This gun was probably my favorite gun that he owned. I’m not gonna lie, it going to my stepdad was not my idea of awesome :chuckle: . Anyway fast forward 18 years. My stepdad was up for a visit last weekend from Arizona and he brought the gun. Gave it to me. Said he always felt like I should have had it back then, and now he was making it right. I was speechless. Original box still there even.

Side note I’ll be shopping for a right handed holster for it soon. My pop was a southpaw so the holster it came with won’t work for me. If anyone has any suggestions, I’m all ears. I’d like to stick with something leather that fits the gun. No plastic, kydex etc.





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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2020, 03:45:37 PM »
Awesome.

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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2020, 03:47:30 PM »
That's awesome Jackalope! Congrats. 
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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2020, 03:48:01 PM »
Very cool thank you for posting and sharing
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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2020, 03:52:53 PM »
Hitting my feels with that, very cool

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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2020, 03:54:22 PM »
Awesome revolver.  That is a great story, and two thumbs-up to your stepdad.
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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2020, 05:12:52 PM »
That’s pretty sweet! Glad your step dad made the right call after all this time.

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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2020, 05:25:59 PM »
Very cool.
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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2020, 05:36:20 PM »
Beautiful gun Josh, happy for ya! 
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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2020, 08:46:13 PM »
Excellent story!  Very nice gun also... everyone has a gun they regret selling and that is one of mine.   
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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2020, 10:15:33 PM »
VERY COOL!

I was heartsick when my grandpa's Browning A5 got sold to a family friend before I was even told it was being sold.
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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2020, 10:17:30 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2020, 11:19:12 PM »
Sweet!  It's nice to hear happy stories with all the crap going on in the world right now.

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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2020, 11:50:22 PM »
Sweet pistol
Left hand holster works if you wear it on your 6, for concealment
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Re: A family treasure comes home
« Reply #14 on: September 20, 2020, 12:12:32 AM »
SAWEET!!!

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