Gun Report

S&W Model 625-3 45 ACP, $900

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You can't buy a new revolver exactly like this 1989 model today, but the Jerry Miculek Special might come close. This was a superb setup. The Pachmayr grips replace the original finger-grooved ones.

S&W Model 625-3 45 ACP, $900

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Home Defense
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Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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The 625 was mighty pleasing to our test crew. Some might want a lighter gun with slimmer barrel. Those who shoot a lot prefer some weight to help get the most out of each shot. There was no ornamentation on the sights, which we liked. These were excellent in every way. Note the rounded edges on the latch and the stubby hammer.
Revolver whiz Jerry Miculek shot 12 shots from a similar revolver in under three seconds. Buy one of these and start practicing.

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