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Smith & Wesson 617 .22 LR

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This gun shot particularly well double action, and as such, it could do excellent duty in action or pin shoots.

Smith & Wesson 617 .22 LR

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The 617's round butt comes covered by a rubber Hogue monogrip with relieved backstrap and deep finger grooves. This is an ideal set up for firing double action only (DAO).
A contoured cylinder release (arrow) affords more clearance for emptying and recharging the chambers.
Swing open the cylinder and ten holes wait for loading.
The clean sights helped produce some sub-1-inch groups.

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