"There is actually little in common with S&W revolvers except general exterior appearance."
And, to my eye, there's virtually no commonality with the appearance of the S&Ws at all.
Except for the fact that both have a grip, both have a trigger, and both have a barrel.
"The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind" -Theodorus Gaza
Baby Jesus cries when the fat redneck doesn't have military-grade firepower.