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Smith & Wesson Model 629 163603

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A top performer, if only the cylinder would have cycled properly and locked up after each shot.

Smith & Wesson Model 629 163603

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Some exceptional groups. The orange colored plastic inserted into the front sight was more detrimental, in our view. We think the insert could have been lined to reduce glare.
The crown of the 629's barrel looked a little rough but that didn't prevent us from printing some exceptional groups. One of the advancements in revolver design was the way the ejector star was cut on the Smith & Wesson revolver. Instead of relying upon pegs mounted into the the crown of the 629's barrel cylinder to keep it from shifting, looked a little rough but that the star was machined to mesh didn't prevent us from printing with the face of the cylinder.

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