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Old 10-16-2012, 11:29 PM   #1
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This thread is dedicated to Smith & Wesson firearms...please post a picture and share what you like about your particular S&W revolver or pistol here...

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Pictured below is my S&W Model 629 stainless steel N frame chambered in .44 Magnum. She has a 4" barrel and target trigger, target sights ( White Outline Red Ramp ) and Pachmayr grips...




Caliber:.44 Magnum/.44 Special
Grip:Synthetic/black
Capacity:6
Sights:Adjustable white outline rear sight with red ramp front sight
Action:Revolver
Material/Finish:Stainless steel/satin
Size:N Frame
Trigger:Single-action/double-action
Barrel:4"
Weight:2.6 pounds
Length:9.63"

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Another favorite revolver of mine is my S&W Model 13 factory nickel plated K frame chambered in .357 Magnum. She features a 3" bull barrel with v-notch rear sights and standard ramp front sights. I put on the Pachmayr grips to tame recoil.




Caliber: .357 Magnum/.38 Special
Grip: Synthetic/black
Capacity: 6
Sights: Rear Notch / Front Ramp
Action: Double
Material/Finish: Factory Nickeled
Size: K Frame
Trigger: Single-action/double-action
Barrel: 3" Bull
Weight: 31 ounces

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My very first semi-automatic pistol was the 2nd generation S&W Model 645 chambered in .45ACP. She has a target trigger and target sights ( WO RR ) and holds 8+1. The stainless steel frame and slide sport an ambidextrous safety/decocker, a squared trigger guard, and black plastic grip plates, which I replaced with Pachmayr's.




S&W began experiments with .45ACP firing pistols in 1984, and produced their first one, the Model 645, in 1985. Public demand led to the development of this series. The series consists of normally double-action weapons, or what Smith & Wesson refers to as a traditional double action. They generally have a barrel bushing press fitted into the muzzle end of the slide instead of a separate barrel bushing like a 1911 pistol. Like many Smith & Wesson models, each variant was generally in production for only a few years. (The Model 645 was introduced in 1985, and produced until 1988.)

The S&W 645 was used in seasons 3 and 4 of the TV series Miami Vice by the main character Vice Detective Sonny Crockett.

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My second semi-automatic pistol was the 2nd Generation S&W Model 659 chambered for the 9mm cartridge. On her stainless steel frame and slide she sports adjustable rear sights and a front ramp sight as well as an ambidextrous safety. She holds 14+1 in her double stacked magazine. I replaced the standard black plastic grip panels with a nice set of Zebrawood finger grooved wraparound grips. Production of this 2nd generation model started in 1985 and continued until 1988, when the 3rd generation Model 5906 was introduced.


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Here's my SW1911 Pro Series with new custom grips:

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Nice SW1911 you have. Got all the bells and whistles on it. Muy bueno compadre.

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Mucho Gracias Pancho !!

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...and Specialist 5 Frid...1st Infantry Division ( Big Red 1 )

Thank You for your service to our great country !!

Love those grips...and your Bronze Star avatar !

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Let me see? I will start with the one I call the "Po' man's Gluck." Just the plain old SW40VE. Known as the Sigma, it came with 2 high cap mags. This one was new and never fails to feed or fire. Accurate enough for combat. Stiker fired DA, Stips like a Gluck cause it is kinda like one. I have had several used ones in 9 mil and .40. Never failed in any way and for less than 3 bills.

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Wife's 642 Airweight 38 w/ crimson trace laser.

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