Gratuitous revolver photos

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by Bushmaster1313, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. Bushmaster1313

    Bushmaster1313 Member

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    Sep 13, 2009
    Smith & Wesson Pre-27:
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    Smith & Wesson 27-2:

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    Last edited: Apr 11, 2011
  2. noslolo

    noslolo New Member

    Oct 15, 2004
    Johnstown PA
    Very nice pics Bushmaster1313! Everyone should have at least one S&W revolver in their line up. The 27-2 has such a nice wide trigger and you caught it perfectly in you pics.
     

  3. fuzebox40

    fuzebox40 Active Member

    Mar 29, 2010
    Apple Valley, Ca.
    You've made me curious. The wide trigger actualy caught my eye and then you commented on it. I've had a couple of M&P's, both were 10-5 and they were great guns but didn't inspire me enough to keep from selling them to buy other guns. I am however watching for the deal so I can add S&W back to my lineup again. If you or anyone else would care to elaborate a bit I'm just wondering what is your take on it. Does it enhance the over all feel or anything else worth concidering? And is it only found on the 27?
     
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  4. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    fuzebox, you got your "service trigger" and your "target trigger". The wider the trigger is, the lighter the pull feels, as it is spread out over a larger section of your finger. The narrow "service trigger" supposedly is quicker. Skinnier trigger is easier to get your finger on. Then they have "combat triggers". They are generally smooth. The serrations on the target trigger keep your finger from slipping, when you get nervous and sweaty during a match. The smooth surface of the "combat trigger" allows you, if you did not get your finger in the right spot, to slide it over easier.

    Some folks like one kind, some another. I generally prefer the target trigger. It is the regular trigger on most 27s, 29s and 57s. But you can get it on any K or N frame. I've got four M&Ps. My newest, a 10-6 from the late 70s, has a target hammer and target trigger. The other three all have narrow hammer spurs and narrow triggers.
     
  5. fuzebox40

    fuzebox40 Active Member

    Mar 29, 2010
    Apple Valley, Ca.
    That's a good exlanation and makes perfect sence of it. Thanks for putting that in perspective for me. In theory I think I may like that wide trigger for a shooter but I don't recall ever giving one a test drive. I had a Rohm (Saterday Night Special) that may have been wide but I don't remember for sure, probably because I never shot it before trading it away. But my S&M's had the smooth trigger and this Arm 357 as you can see has a very narrow trigger which I know I wouldn't care for on a double action but this being single action only, it doesn't bother me. I like the K frame S&W's for an every day shooter though but weather it's a keeper or just passing through has so much to do with the over all feel of the gun.
     
  6. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    Take a look here. The bottom one has the target trigger and hammer, as you can see since the narrowing needed to fit into the trigger slot and hammer slot in the frame is very obvious (ignore the red circle - it was for something else entirely).

    The top gun has the "service" trigger and hammer, but it also has a trigger shoe on it. This is a thingy that bolts onto the trigger(see the two set-screw holes?) and gives you a target-width trigger. You can get one of them and put it on your trigger, to try, and if you like the wide trigger, you can either leave the shoe on, or replace your trigger.

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  7. fuzebox40

    fuzebox40 Active Member

    Mar 29, 2010
    Apple Valley, Ca.
    Interesting, I wasn't aware of the shoe thing. I'll definitely remember that incase my next buy doesn't have the wide trigger as I do need to experience it, see if it's for me.
    Here's the 357 I forgot to pic a bit ago, refering to the narrow trigger. Designed after the Colt.
    BTW, I personaly much prefer the looks of the target set. Nice looking gun, icluding grip.
     

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  8. Bushmaster1313

    Bushmaster1313 Member

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    Sep 13, 2009
    Not having large hands I find the target trigger harder to reach with my trigger finger.

    I prefer the regular trigger of the pre-27
     
  9. Warith

    Warith Member

    288
    Oct 20, 2010
    Belton, Mo
    you know I have found I like gratitious pictures of guns.

    Thanks guys :)
     
  10. Hawg

    Hawg Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2011
    Here's one for you. I don't think I've posted it here before so y'all can guess what it is.:D

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  11. Warith

    Warith Member

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    Oct 20, 2010
    Belton, Mo
    some smith of some kind dont think I have ever seen one with the end bits of the cyclinder flutting filled down that way.
     
  12. Hawg

    Hawg Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2011
    Yeah it's a Smith:D. Here's a hint. It's a .44 Special.
     
  13. Jim Hauff

    Jim Hauff New Member

    Apr 20, 2008
    Lehigh Valley, PA
    It looks to be a "TRIPLE LOCK" Model of '08? Early N frame.

    BTW - you guys are shameless posting those "gratuitous" pics.

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    Last edited: Apr 27, 2011
  14. Hawg

    Hawg Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2011


    I wish.:D Actually it's a 1926 third model made in 1930.
     
  15. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    thats almost as good a porn right there... Great pics!
     
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