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I have been wanting a S&W M41 for several years. Ever since I sold the one I had that I could not get to function with out a stove pipe every magazine. It was an older one that had the compensator and weights. I got this new one on Monday and it looked great, only problem I saw was the feed ramp was butchered from the factory. Must have been a really bad bit when it was cut. I sanded the feed ramp tooling gouges out of it and polished the ramp. Looks good now and function great. I sighted the factory sights in yesterday with 200 rounds. Only problem was one failure to load on second magazine. No problems what so ever after that. What a beautiful pistol. Every bit a nice as the older ones as far as bluing and build quality. In fact better in build quality, this one shoots fine so far.

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What a versatile pistol this is going to be. It's going to be so much fun to shoot.
I got my scope rail on her today, still can use the factory sights with the scope rail. Then put my Vortex Venom on it. Nice red dot and compact. Looks great. Then fixed a scope on her for that precision shooting when needed. Tomorrow is range day to sight them all in. Happy, Happy, Happy.





 

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I have small hands so I ended up sanding the right thumb rest off the factory grip and re-finished it in wax. Looks factory done and feel great. I then went in and adjusted the poundage of the trigger as light as it would go and the trigger over travel. Painted the front sight bright Red also. She is already to go for the range tomorrow. I am glad I did not buy another used one. This new one is shooting very well so far. Not but that one hick up on the second magazine and that's been it. Very happy with her. I have two Ruger Mark IV's and a 1978 Browning Challenger two that I really Love all three of these pistols. All are great shooters and very well made, but this M41 I have fallen in Love with. It quickly became my favorite pistol. I will eventually get two more barrels for it and set each barrel up the way I use all the sighting systems on this that I have now. Just change a barrel out and leave the sights on it.

Here is a couple pictures of the grip as it is now. It locks right in my smaller hands very comfortable.





 

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Sweet 41! Your going to really have fun with that gem. Congrats.:cool:
 

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Congratulations,i am absolutely jealous.I hope to add one to my rimfire family one day in the near future.:cool:
 

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Right now she is back at the mother ship getting failure to extract taken care of. Hope to get her back where I can chose more ammo to use in her.
 

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Update on the model 41. Came back from S&W with nothing changed as far as firing. Still had extraction problems. It would not pass the plop test. So I ended up polishing the chamber on the factory barrel and two other barrels that I had purchased when she was back at the factory. Had to polish them really well to get them to pass the plop test. Now I can plop a round in and it seats by it's self and then I can turn the barrel chamber down and the round will fall back out.

Took the pistol to the range to test and sight all three barrels in. What a fantastic day. She ran flawlessly and all the barrels are sighted in for her. Happy, Happy, Happy.
Not one miss hap at all on any of the barrels. They all ran flawless.

Here she is now the way I have her all set up.

 
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