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Pictured below is my S&W Model 629 stainless steel N frame chambered in .44 Magnum. She has a 4" barrel and target trigger, target sights ( White Outline Red Ramp ) and Pachmayr grips...


 

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Another favorite revolver of mine is my S&W Model 13 factory nickel plated K frame chambered in .357 Magnum. She features a 3" bull barrel with v-notch rear sights and standard ramp front sights. I put on the Pachmayr grips to tame recoil.

 

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My very first semi-automatic pistol was the 2nd generation S&W Model 645 chambered in .45ACP. She has a target trigger and target sights ( WO RR ) and holds 8+1. The stainless steel frame and slide sport an ambidextrous safety/decocker, a squared trigger guard, and black plastic grip plates, which I replaced with Pachmayr's.




S&W began experiments with .45ACP firing pistols in 1984, and produced their first one, the Model 645, in 1985. Public demand led to the development of this series. The series consists of normally double-action weapons, or what Smith & Wesson refers to as a traditional double action. They generally have a barrel bushing press fitted into the muzzle end of the slide instead of a separate barrel bushing like a 1911 pistol. Like many Smith & Wesson models, each variant was generally in production for only a few years. (The Model 645 was introduced in 1985, and produced until 1988.)

The S&W 645 was used in seasons 3 and 4 of the TV series Miami Vice by the main character Vice Detective Sonny Crockett.
 

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My second semi-automatic pistol was the 2nd Generation S&W Model 659 chambered for the 9mm cartridge. On her stainless steel frame and slide she sports adjustable rear sights and a front ramp sight as well as an ambidextrous safety. She holds 14+1 in her double stacked magazine. I replaced the standard black plastic grip panels with a nice set of Zebrawood finger grooved wraparound grips. Production of this 2nd generation model started in 1985 and continued until 1988, when the 3rd generation Model 5906 was introduced.


 

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Nice pistolas SHOOTER.

Here are a couple of oldies.

Top is a S&W Model 10-5, vintage 1985. Bottom is a Military and Police Model of 1905, Hand Ejector,, vintage @ 1910, 13rd Chnae. Both are in .38 spl.



Another 1905 Hand Ejector, 4th change, vintage late 1930s. This one in .38 S&W short.

 

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More Smissss and Vessons?

Does it look familiar SHOOTER? The old Mod 629, 4" stainless .44 mag. Nickname, "Maggie." Sports a Pachy Gripper gfip. Original grips in box.

Mostly a safe quieen now. Maggie has taken a deer.



My old Model 60 in .38 spl. Carried it some. Deadly accurate little gun. Have taken one javelina with it. Pachy gripper grips. Fixed sights, round butt, 2" barel.

 

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I have a total of three S&W guns.

22S, 7 inch barrel



22A and 22A-1, in 4 and 5.5 inch models.

 
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