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  1. 44 S&W Special hand ejector cleaning

    S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    Can anyone give me some advice on a way to clean and remove the pitting from this revolver. I was told it left factory in 1927. Not sure what the finish is. Can I strip and blue the trigger and hammer? I don’t want to restore but I want it as good as I can get it in terms of aesthetics. Also any...
  2. Long Drought is Over

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    My first post; Had it, lost it, and got back yesterday 586 used from Cabela's serial DDV2195 and would really would really like to know ship date if someone would pass it on. Picked up some 38 for the range and discovered they had 38 Short, so should have a quiet time at the range. Thank you in...
  3. M-649-1 trigger too stiff - options ??

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Hello - Newbie in many ways ;). Recently purchased S&W model M-649-1 revolver. J frame - 38 spec. Age not known - has 155 stamped inside - guessed at 1970's. Belonged to retired FBI so is currently double action only with wood handle and Tyler grip adapter. Probably more info than you...
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