My 317 is a three inch with adjustable sights. The sights and that extra inch of barrel make it immensely more shootable. And mine doesn't have that bad a trigger pull.
(Luke 11:21 KJV) When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace:
(Luke 22:36 KJV) Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.