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Smith & Wesson SW990L .40 S&W

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The SW99OL was reliable and offers considerable power in a lightweight package. But its lack of a mechanical safety spooks us somewhat.

Smith & Wesson SW990L .40 S&W

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Home Defense
Concealed Carry
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Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Double

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The slide of the SW99OL (foreground) differed from the P99QA by adding front cocking serrations. Both pistols functioned perfectly despite polymer guide rods that remained bent even when at rest.

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