Gun Report

Smith & Wesson Model 66 .357 Magnum

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Solid, dependable, comfortable to shoot. Right at the edge of comfortable carry weight, however.

Smith & Wesson Model 66 .357 Magnum

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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The ejector rod is short, and requires a stiff jab to eject longer magnum cases.
The two-piece Uncle Mike's grip offers the best handfit of the trio. The cylinder latch (arrow) will not inter fere with a speedloader.

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