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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #15 on: February 12, 2018, 06:38:07 PM »
Hi Kirk, that Starr looks very nice. Thanks for the report and photos. I look forward to your shooting report.

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Richard

Thanks, Richard. I'm really diggin' it.
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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2018, 08:43:27 PM »
Glad it made it to you.   I trust you and Daryl got along OK.

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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #17 on: February 13, 2018, 06:01:11 AM »
Yep, just fine. (7&
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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #18 on: February 20, 2018, 08:28:53 AM »
The more I handle this thing, the more I like it. When jumping between my Dragoons and the Starr, the Starr grip feels better, in all honesty. I can't wait to get it to the range when it finally opens this spring!
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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2018, 09:19:29 AM »
Hi Kirk, IMO you are going to wear out that Starr before you even get to shoot it.  )l_ )l_ )l_

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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #20 on: February 20, 2018, 09:47:19 AM »
Richard;
I've already cycled the action probably close to 100 times. (7+"  It's a very 'likeable' revolver...unlike some of my others that I have to really work at to like. 8)
The Starr might be sort of funny-looking compared to the open-tops, but you can tell from holding it that a lot of thought and ergonomics went into the design. For example, by looking at the grip, there's no way it should feel as good as it does in the hand...but it does. Ditto for balance. While it looks rather ungainly and frog-like compared to a Colt, it holds quite steady and is quite well balanced.
Function over form.
As a Union officer, I would have been well-pleased to be issued a Starr during the ACW.
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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #21 on: July 30, 2018, 03:20:06 AM »
Hi scooby, I am also interested in getting a replica Starr revolver. I emailed Pietta and asked them if they ever intend on reintroducing the Pietta Starr revolver. In less than an hour they emailed me back this reply:

"Single Action only in May"

I'm going to start saving my money. My guess is that the price point will be somewhere between $400-$550.

I will start saving my money for the Pietta Starr.

Regards,
Richard

Hi, Since we are past the date that Pietta said there would be the Starr revolver available, I emailed them and received the following reply from Pietta:

"The Starrs are not in production and we donít know when they will be back"

What a bummer.

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Richard

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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #22 on: July 30, 2018, 08:45:31 AM »
Richard, they still pop up now and again on GB. Most of them priced higher than I would care to see, but still...
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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #23 on: July 30, 2018, 01:21:19 PM »
Hate to hear that. I had my hopes up on picking up a new Starr.

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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #24 on: July 31, 2018, 08:54:29 PM »
 Glad to see you were able to get the new Starr CK. All will be waiting for a rang report.

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Re: New Pietta Starr in the works!
« Reply #25 on: August 01, 2018, 09:20:30 PM »
Wouldn't trade either that I have .DA anSA.They both work perfectly. The DA is a bit different but if you use it like it was desighned it works perfect.