Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Calling upon you Highroaders and your inventory

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by beeenbag, Feb 14, 2011.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. beeenbag

    beeenbag Member

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2010
    Messages:
    1,005
    Location:
    Grayson, Ky
    I have been interested in the S&W night guard series revolvers and can't get my hands on one locally.

    I was hoping some of you guys could post some pics of a night guard compared to other guns.

    If things look right Im thinking about ordering one for CCW.

    So this is the chance for you revolver guys to convert a semi auto packer to a wheelgunnie :D

    Thanks guys, I appreciate your time.
     
  2. cpirtle

    cpirtle Member

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2006
    Messages:
    668
    Location:
    NE Ohio
    They have different sized frames between the models, L & N.. what model are you looking at?

    The only "Night Guard" I have is a 325 which is the N frame and I think it's a very nice gun, but I have several other's that are the same spec, just not the Night Guard.

    I have a 327 Performance Center and if I would do it over again I'd go for the Night Guard and put a Cylinder & Slide firing pin and Wilson Combat factory weight hammer spring in it and have basically the same gun (albeit not as cool looking) with better sights for about $300 less.
     
  3. fmcdave

    fmcdave Member

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2010
    Messages:
    116
    Location:
    Kent
    I have a S&W 325pd with a 4 inch barrel. I prefer the longer barrel myself. As far as I'm concerned, it is just about as concealable as a snubbie. I have an IWB Kramer holster which carries nice and high. It is an N Frame pistol with a scandium alloy frame and a titanium cylinder. It weighs 28oz loaded, but everyone who has shot it has commented that the recoil was not as heavy as they expected. Depending one what I am wearing, I carry full moon clips or two round moon clips. I've been searching for 3 round 1/2 moon clips but I guess I'll just make my own.

    The double action trigger pull on this gun is fantastic. The only issue I have had was miss-fires which required a second strike. Those were primarily on reloads using Wolf primers (which I bought in desperation). After tightening the spring tension screw, the Wolf's are 99% reliable, reloads with Federal primers are 100% reliable, and factory ammunition (which is all I carry for defense) are 100%. Below is a 7 yard target I shot double action only.
    [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  4. 451 Detonics

    451 Detonics Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2011
    Messages:
    2,442
    Location:
    Indiana
    Pre Night Guard, this is a 325PD. This gun is now the Night Guard series...

    [​IMG]
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page