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  1. 1917 Smith rebuild help please

    S&W - Gunsmithing
    Basic question: Which cylinder is correct for my 1917 Smith 45ACP. I am not a pistol smith but just a tinkerer. This pistol came to me as a box of parts - about a dozen parts short of a load. Problem - Which cylinder is correct? One has a length of 1.542 inches excluding the extension which...
  2. 1917 Smith rebuild help please

    S&W - Gunsmithing
    Greetings All I joined the forum for help in rebuilding and renovating my 1917 Smith 45ACP. I am not a pistol smith but just a tinkerer. This pistol came to me as a box of parts about a dozen parts short of a load. Problem - Which cylinder is correct? One has a length of 1.542 inches...
  3. Model 1917 Identification help

    S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    My Grandfather was in WWI and it was said that this was his service revolver. He was also a local policeman and chief in the 50's. The serial number on the butt is obscured and the strap ring has been filed off. The serial number on the cylinder is also obscured. The serial number on the under...
  4. 1917 45 ACP Fun

    S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    So I bought a new 1911 a couple of months ago just because I never had one and I knew I really needed one, and then of course a couple of boxes of ammo, and of course I needed some new grips 'cause didn't want to mess those rosewood ones, and I needed a new pistol rug to carry it in 'cause...
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