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Show of hands?
« on: May 10, 2019, 12:32:00 PM »
Does anyone here currently own a Whitney?
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Re: Show of hands?
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2019, 01:47:28 PM »
Nope.
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Re: Show of hands?
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2019, 04:38:04 PM »
There are a few I'd like to own, but the answer is no.
Have you guys ever seen this one?
I've always wondered if this was after the sale to Winchester.
There is a picture of what they called a proto type Marlin which looks like it.

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Re: Show of hands?
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2019, 12:30:33 PM »
Rifle or pistol?

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Re: Show of hands?
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2019, 12:40:56 PM »
Pistol is what I was thinking. I believe they are no longer in production,although I believe you can still get the Confederate Spiller & Burr version.
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Re: Show of hands?
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2019, 02:31:52 PM »
I don't think anybody has made a Whitney since Palmetto made them in the 70's. Pietta still makes the Spiller & Burr.
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Re: Show of hands?
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2019, 06:13:43 PM »
Sorry Guys,

I guess I just really love that 1888 Whitney Single Shot.
As far as the revolver goes, I've watched a number of Pallmetto's
on auction but refuse to pay so much for a low quality revolver.
I do have two Spillers, one Pietta and one DD mark imported by Navy Arms.
Palehawk Down once told me he had a deal with the people at Pietta to get some Stainless Steel Spillers,
but he has never contacted me with any more information.

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