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S&W Model 329PD Alaska Backpacker IV150545 44 Magnum, $750-$900 (Grade: B 2014)

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The 329PD was the most pleasant of the 44 Magnums to shoot; itís a nice compromise of weight versus firepower.

S&W Model 329PD Alaska Backpacker IV150545 44 Magnum, $750-$900 (Grade: B 2014)

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Home Defense
Law Enforcement
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Front Strap Height
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Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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The stainless-steel barrel is surrounded by a scandium barrel shroud.
The front sight uses a gold bead; the blade is pinned into the barrel shroud.
The 329PD used a V-shaped notch in the rear sight; it was fast on target.
The rubber grip fit the frame of 329PD well and was well blended into the frame. It gave the 329PD the feel of a full- size revolver.
The detent in the ejector shroud locks up in a hole at the end of the ejector rod like standard S&W revolvers.

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