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S&W 65-3 vs. 65-5

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by dwenslen, Aug 13, 2006.

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  1. dwenslen

    dwenslen Member

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    What are the difference between the 3 inch 65-3 vs 65-5? I understand that the 65-5 is a newer version, but are there any changes or upgrades that would make me rather have a 65-5 vs a 65-3?

    thanks in advance
    cheers,
    Derek
     
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    You may have to contact S&W if no one knows. hpg
     
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    According to the Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson, the bible of S&Ws, the 64-4 and 65-5 involved new yoke retention systems, both in 1988. Later on other minor changes were again made in the 65-5.
     
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    thanks for the info
    cheers,
    Derek
     
  5. beaucoup ammo

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    Don't Know The Difference

    However, I'll go on record as a big fan of the "65-3". Had mine since '87 and it has Never failed me. To my mind that "K" frame is the finest combat revolver ever made. I love the little rascal!
     
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