New (to me) 45 ACP Revolvers


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dillardrg
March 22, 2012, 05:38 PM
Here are 2 45 ACP revolvers I have purchased within the past 2 weeks.

The first is a Taurus Tracker Titanium 4" in 45 ACP. I had been looking for a Tracker 455 for a while and finally found this one 2 weeks ago in Cleveland.

http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/dillardrg/Taurus%20Tracker%20455%20Ti/TaurusTracker455Ti009.jpg

http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/dillardrg/Taurus%20Tracker%20455%20Ti/TaurusTracker455Ti008.jpg

At less than 24 ounces I was surprised at how manageable the recoil was. The SA trigger was crisp and light but DA trigger was gritty. I took off the side plate and cleaned it thouroughly and polished the bearing surfaces and it smoothed it out considerably. I have ordered a Wolff spring kit the lighten it up some. A very accurate shooter.

The other 45 is a 625-2 Model of 1988. I had been searching for an early 625 for a while and last night I found that the local Cabelas had one in inventory. I got to the store as they opened this morning and brought it home.

This is what it looked like when I got it home. It had a scope mount attached which I removed.

http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/dillardrg/Smith%20and%20Wesson%20625%20N%20Frame/SW625-2003.jpg

http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/dillardrg/Smith%20and%20Wesson%20625%20N%20Frame/SW625-2002.jpg

http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/dillardrg/Smith%20and%20Wesson%20625%20N%20Frame/SW625-2006.jpg

I had purchased a set of grips from Ebay for a K frame and they didn't fit. After a good cleaning of the 625 I tried them on and they fit nicely with a few minor mods.

http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/dillardrg/Smith%20and%20Wesson%20625%20N%20Frame/SW625-2017.jpg

http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/dillardrg/Smith%20and%20Wesson%20625%20N%20Frame/SW625-2013.jpg

The trigger on the 625 is really delightful. I have several other S&W revolvers and none have as nice a trigger as this. Looking forward to shooting it.

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BLJimmy
March 22, 2012, 06:32 PM
You're going to love that 625. Its my favorite gun.

BYJO4
March 22, 2012, 07:20 PM
The 625 or older model 25 is one of my favorite revolvers. Fun to shoot and very accurate. I know you will enjoy yours.

bluethunder1962
March 22, 2012, 07:26 PM
Crap why did you have to put pictures of that 625 on here. That is a cool looking gun. Now I am going to have to try to get one. I just bought a S&W 44 mag. Want to trade? hehe.

highlander 5
March 22, 2012, 07:45 PM
Why did the previous owner drill and tap the top of the barrel? That would have been a deal breaker for me and IIRC if you remove the rear sight there are holes arlready there to mount a scope or red dot sight.

mes227
March 22, 2012, 11:49 PM
I have a 625 JM, fantastic revolver!

rikman
March 22, 2012, 11:52 PM
I have two 625's Perf center & 5" ...love shooting those guns.

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