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Old March 5, 2009, 07:26 PM   #1
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Differences between S&W PC models 627 M&P R8 and TRR8

Looking at the web site, I see a minor cosmetic difference, but the size, weight, and price are the same. The descriptions seem similar, but not exact. Are there any significant differences internally?
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Old March 5, 2009, 10:56 PM   #2
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R8 = tac rail, solid ejector rod housing. TRR8 = no rail, slot in RH side of ejector rod housing. That's it, folks.
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Old March 6, 2009, 12:07 AM   #3
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Interesting. Seems odd, but mine is not to reason why. Thanks carguychris.
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Old March 6, 2009, 12:48 PM   #4
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R8/M&P has the rail is molded in the shrouded barrel.

TRR8 the rail is removable by allen screws.

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Old March 6, 2009, 08:21 PM   #5
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As said, the M&P R8 has a fixed lower rail, with the TRR8 it is removable (I have a TRR8). There's no other difference at all.
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Old March 6, 2009, 10:12 PM   #6
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Thanks to all for the clarification. It seems so odd that, since there are so relatively few Performance Center models, two would be so similar. Beautiful guns though. I'd take either one.
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Old March 7, 2009, 01:42 PM   #7
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Beautiful guns though. I'd take either one.
It was love at first site (R8 M&P), and it took me months to get the money to buy one for around $1000+

They even look cooler in person.

TBS, a lot of people said they are ugly.

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Thanks to all for the clarification. It seems so odd that, since there are so relatively few Performance Center models, two would be so similar. Beautiful guns though. I'd take either one.
Yeah, I'm really not sure why they have both. I'm not even sure which one came out first, but there's no difference beyond a slightly modified barrel shroud. It doesn't cost much to have both, but still, one wonders.

And yes, they are beautiful. Maybe in the way that something can be so ugly that it meets beauty coming the other way, but there's just something about them.
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