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Old February 7, 2013, 09:58 PM   #26
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My 586, 6" barrel. A fine piece of firearm.
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Old February 7, 2013, 09:59 PM   #27
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^^^^^But, it's an L-frame.............
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Old February 7, 2013, 10:03 PM   #28
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I have several, but currently my favorite that I have is my 657-4 .41 mag Mountain Gun. Why? - because I have always been partial to the .41 mag, and you don't see very many of the Mountain Guns in the .41 out there. There are some, though, as a previous poster also mentioned having and liking one. I had to put some thought into this - as I also have a 4" model 57 no dash P & R with presentation case that I am quite proud of. jben

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Old February 7, 2013, 10:06 PM   #29
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Old February 7, 2013, 10:26 PM   #30
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At one time I had a half dozen or so, but I've reduced my inventory down to just two.

27-2, 3 1/2" barrel. 357 of course.



24-3, 4" barrel, 44 Special.



I like 'em both.
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Old February 7, 2013, 11:12 PM   #31
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I have always been partial to the .41 mag, and you don't see very many of the Mountain Guns in the .41 out there. There are some, though, as a previous poster also mentioned having and liking one.

Actually I've got two!
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Old February 7, 2013, 11:16 PM   #32
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29/629 I enjoy them both. I think 44 mag is one of the most fun rounds to shoot for target or hunting. Its light enough shooting but has enough power to give stuff a real pop.

I would like to pick up one of the 8shot 357s though. I think that would be a pleasure to shoot as well.
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Old February 7, 2013, 11:19 PM   #33
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Quincunx, the only thing better than having a 657-4 .41 mag Mountain Gun is having two of them. You're a lucky guy! jben
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Old February 7, 2013, 11:25 PM   #34
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Mine are a 4" 28 and a 4" 657.
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Old February 7, 2013, 11:52 PM   #35
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Favorite is a 25-5; also 6" model 57 and 4" model 28. 3 1/2" 27 and 4" 57 on my list for one day.
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Old February 8, 2013, 07:55 AM   #36
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My favorite is my 4" 29, mostly because I find it easier to carry when hiking. After that, any of my longer barreled N frames will do the job, but the 629 Classic is the most accurate.

29 no dash

629-4

29-2

57
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Old February 8, 2013, 11:14 AM   #37
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my 4 inch 610 is my slight favorite. took a buck and a doe openning day this year. first handgun deer, at 20 and 25 yards. the chops are delish.
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Old February 8, 2013, 03:19 PM   #38
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This 5" full lug Model 29 is my favorite of the N-Frames:



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Old February 8, 2013, 03:22 PM   #39
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kcub wrote:
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Triplelock with pearls, .45 ACP/auto rim
A triple lock in .45 ACP? Please elucidate!


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Old February 8, 2013, 03:35 PM   #40
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Was exported to the UK as a .455. It was converted to .45acp/auto rim at some point.

and here we have a registered magnum sporting some smokey old stags.

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Old February 8, 2013, 03:57 PM   #41
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kcub:
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Was exported to the UK as a .455. It was converted to .45acp/auto rim at some point.
Something doesn't seem right ~ the British Purchasing Commission objected to the third lock at the yoke and specifically stated that it be eliminated. So far as I know, no .455s were Triple Lock. All known Triple Locks that I know of are .44 Specials.

Bob Wright

I believe there was one .455 Triple Lock made up, but it also had the full ejector rod shroud. Both of these features were to be eliminated on contrtact guns.

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Old February 8, 2013, 04:03 PM   #42
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I like all of them.


My first year of production(1956) .44 Magnum is pretty neat though. Especially since its mine.
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Old February 8, 2013, 05:28 PM   #43
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I like all my N frame revolvers as well but have been favoring my 8 shot model 627 .357 magnum the most lately !
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Old February 8, 2013, 05:58 PM   #44
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I only own one N-frame,,,

Her name is Jezebel,,,
6" Model 629 in .44 Magnum,,,
Not my favorite pistol by any means.

But hey, when a friend says,,,
"Would you like my Dad's old revolver?"

Are ya gonna say "No thank you." to an $800.00 gun?

But if I ever hafta absolutely kill something deader than a doornail,,,
That's the revolver I will grab.

It vaporized an armadillo.

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Old February 8, 2013, 07:10 PM   #45
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I'm a big fan of the 625MG I have, converted to accept 45acps.
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Old February 8, 2013, 08:14 PM   #46
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329PD ... because it is light and makes a good carry gun.
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Old February 8, 2013, 09:08 PM   #47
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There are pictures of 455 triplelocks in Supica/Nahas' Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson. They did have issues with mud from the trenches getting into the nooks and crannies and requested what became the 2nd model.

I've heard that the British government converted many .455s to .45acp for logistics and I've also heard importers modified them for the surplus American market. I like to think it served the allies in both world wars but I have no idea if thats true or false.
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Old February 8, 2013, 09:43 PM   #48
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I really want a Smith & Wesson 627 Performance Center with a 5" barrel.

Just something about a big 8 shot .357 magnum.
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Old February 8, 2013, 10:52 PM   #49
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kcub,

Well you've taught me something today, Thank you.

and:
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I've heard that the British government converted many .455s to .45acp for logistics and I've also heard importers modified them for the surplus American market. I like to think it served the allies in both world wars but I have no idea if thats true or false.
Its got English proof marks, it was over there. Like many men who served, being there was service.


But not with those grips.

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Old February 8, 2013, 10:59 PM   #50
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My favorite is my 327 TRR8

Not a photo of mine, but it looks the same. That is to say, mine doesn't wear the rails, giant reflex, and giant flashlight like the infamous Rifleman photo that makes everyone assume it's Mall Ninja jewelery)

This is the photo that sealed the deal for me:


Light as an L frame, controllable as an N-frame, good-quality DA/SA trigger, good-quality sights, perfect barrel length, attractive lines (I prefer the CZ52's looks over the 1911, FWIW ), capacity of a Coonan, better day-to-day reliability than a Coonan, reloads faster than a Coonan with moonclips... --just the perfect combo of attributes for a hiking companion

Very few holsters for it, but the Bianchi X15 works as a shoulder rig

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