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Old July 8, 2013, 07:32 AM   #16
Mike Irwin
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Join Date: April 13, 2000
Location: Northern Virginia
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"One of my instructors said, "S&W got it right the first time."

I'd say the second time, really.

The original 1896 (I frame) and 1899 (K frame) hand ejectors changed SIGNIFICANTLY in a very short period of time.

By about 1905, though, the guns are pretty what they are today.

A friend of mine has a Model of 1902 I frame .32, and its internals are just... well, the best way I can put it is freaky.
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