The pistol he bought turns out to be a 1968 vintage Mark 1!
And we forgot to take a picture...
I had two plus bricks hiding at the bottom of an ammo can, so we did get to go shooting.
I don't shoot much .22 because I only have the one gun. A Remington 341A.
Geraldine still shoots quite well. Not bad for someone born in 1938, huh?
|25 yards, off hand, standing.|
While there I was tempted by a Ruger Mk1 on consignment. Almost literally for a song. I sold a SIG to Marv for the funding. Because it's on consignment, the dealer has to wait two weeks for "pawn" clearance to end before it can be released to me. It's a real nice 1957 model and shoots pretty damn good. Even came with a spare magazine, which was marked $3.00 on the end of the original Ruger box. Talk about vintage!
All in all I'm pretty happy with how things worked out. The P232 was bought to be a daily carry gun that's been replaced by a P238. It's been languishing in the safe ever since. Marv likes that size .380 and really liked the 232 over his Bersa, so...
Horse trading is a blast and a major part of the enjoyment I get from both guns and cars as a hobby.