Gun Report

S&W 629-6 .44 Magnum

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If you want to carry a big-bullet gun and you don't mind the weight, we think the 629-6 deserves consideration. Still, it's not our first choice for hot loads with heavy bullets.

S&W 629-6 .44 Magnum

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Smith & Wesson's rear sight is adjustable for windage and elevation with two screws, each the same size. We didn't notice the white outline while aiming.
The front sight is held by a roll pin, and the barrel is crowned and recessed. The tip of the ejector rod plays a part in lockup.

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