Here you see a 98 year old S&W Triple Lock in .44 Spl. I was shooting the Rem. 246 gr. LRN from a rest at 25 yards. I tossed a couple in the lower box but 10 of the 12 made a group just a tad above 3". With a select load, and a better shooter, the old gun could do better. The point of aim was the small X to the right of the box.
Below you see the same gun at the same difference with a 200 gr. Blazer load. About a 5" difference in point of aim/ point of impact with this round from this gun. I tossed four of the 12 high, but the rest showed the potential of the old gun. Small X was the point of aim.