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Birdsong Black-T on a 39-2

Discussion in 'Handguns' started by skyking749, May 10, 2016.

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  1. skyking749

    skyking749 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

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    I just picked up my old S&W 39-2 from Birdsong and it turned out better than I had imagined. Before I dropped it off, I had found some new old stock grips and a new lollipop sight for it. This could be habit-forming.

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  3. gunsinger

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    Wow. Nice work. Doesn't even look like the same gun.
     
  4. Cliff731

    Cliff731 Danged ole' Hermit...

    That is a priceless and spectacular "makeover" if I've ever seen one!!! :101010::101010:

    Makes me want one... :2cents:

    An amazing job done there!!! :)
     
  5. Quickeye

    Quickeye Vietnam & Persian Gulf Wars MSGO Supporter

  6. para40

    para40 Sr. Curmudgeon MSGO Supporter

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    I've had several guns done in Black-T.
    Mostly heavily used hunting guns and a few handguns. Great product.
    Walter Birdsong was 1 hellva guy and a friend.
    Hope the family keeps it going strong.

    Nice gun!
     
  7. BasMstr

    BasMstr Distinguished Poster

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    Suh - Wheat!

    Congrats on a fine looking gun.
     
  8. rigrat

    rigrat Semper Fi

    Wow very nice job.
     
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  9. sand_man

    sand_man Grouchy Old Fart MSGO Supporter

    The 39 is one of the few semi's I would like to have!
     
  10. rigrat

    rigrat Semper Fi

    Sandman you are so right, I actually like the 39/59 series pistols myself also. And with the looks of this one just makes ya want one more.
     
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  11. 2DARK2C

    2DARK2C Distinguished Poster

    looks great!
     
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  12. SubGunFan

    SubGunFan Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

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    I have had my S&W 59 for MANY years. Shot my first IPSC match with it in 1980 and came in 3rd.

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  14. Xd357

    Xd357 Moderator Staff Member

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    Looks great! I like some black-T.
     
  15. 45flattop

    45flattop Distinguished Poster

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    More years ago than I care to admit, I passed on a model 39 that a friend
    who was a S&W distributor had for sale and it was one of the fairly rare
    early all steel models........oh well!!:groan:
     
  16. Joe S.

    Joe S. Distinguished Poster

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    Very nice!
    What is a lollipop sight?
     
  17. shoeshooter

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    Mine looks a little rougher than yours did. I think I need to copy your idea. Nothing feels more natural in the hand than a 39.
     
  18. skyking749

    skyking749 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

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  19. PWB

    PWB Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    That M-39 Black T finish looks good, great pistol too. I've had several pistols coated with Black T finish. The Birdsong's are excellent folks to deal with.

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  20. maxhush

    maxhush Distinguished Poster

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    A 39-2 was the second handgun I ever bought (used in a local hardware store).

    (The first I ever bought was a mint Astra 600)