Barrel of 629 not parallel with frame


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X-Rap
November 7, 2006, 11:13 AM
Has anyone encountered 629 S&W with barrels that slightly point to the right. The ones I have seen have all been this model but I have no record of the serial range. The one I owned I think was made in the late 70's I think what might be considered the dark days of S&W. Since that one I have looked closely at these when I see them and have found a few others all have been for sale duh. They actually look like the bore and threading in the frame is incorrect and all have been to the right.

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mete
November 7, 2006, 12:25 PM
They were very dark days and every part had to be checked .Many a S&W in those days wouldn't even work !! Of they many I fixed I don't remember that problem off hand .Not much you can do about it if you can't compensate with the sight.

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