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Smith & Wesson M66-2 .357 Magnum

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Good trigger feel and good accuracy, even with heavy wear.

Smith & Wesson M66-2 .357 Magnum

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The orange-insert, serrated ramp front sight is solid and is not as easily replaced as today's pinned blades. The rear sight design remains in use today, except for how it attaches to the top strap.
The Smith's trigger was smooth throughout the stroke.
The firing pin, mounted directly on the hammer by way of a roll pin, is mechanically simple. This makes the gun easier to tune for minimal trigger pull weight.
This was also the most used of the three. The grip was worn smooth and even chipped at the rear. The firing pin, mounted directly on the hammer by way of a roll pin, is mechanically simple. This makes the gun easier to tune for minimal trigger pull weight. The Smith's trigger was smooth throughout the stroke.

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