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S&W M629 and M586

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by otasan56, Nov 22, 2012.

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  1. otasan56

    otasan56 Member

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    I love my two revolvers. The S&W M629 has served me well on countless bowling pin shooting matches and deer hunting since 1985, and my S&W M586 has stood by me since 1983. .44 Remington Magnum, and .357 S&W Magnum. Two great calibers! :D:D
     
  2. Walkalong

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    If you only have two, those are great choices.

    Now you need a K Frame in .38 Spl. or .22 LR. :)
     
  3. Baba Louie

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    4 actually, eh? And if you reload...

    Both, for a well rounded family.
     
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    You make me sad I sold my 629 earlier in the fall! It was about a 1985 manufacture based on the SN as I recall, the first handgun I bought when I turned 21 (it was used when I bought it and in my posession the last 7 years... :p )

    Incidentally, I have a 4" 586 I picked up last winter that is circa 1983 based on the SN. It's a great shooting, nicely sized revolver. I'm thinking I might order a Milt Sparks BN55 or PMK for it soon. It's a bit big and heavy for regular carry on me (I'm 5' 8" and about 150, anything bigger than my cell phone on my belt looks like a tumor!) but it would be great tramping around in the woods at camp while fishing.

    And I agree, every collection needs a .22LR K-frame. I also have a .357 K-frame and would gladly take a 4" pencil-barrel M-10 and M-15 to keep them company. (And an 4" N-frame .357 like the M-28 I passed on when I sold the 629. Got a new bicycle instead...)

    Oh, pictures:

    M-586 .357
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    M-18 .22LR
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    M-19 .357
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    And Happy Thanksgiving everybody!
     
  5. Scrumbag

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    Going to look at a 6" K frame .357 either this evening or tomorrow morning. Suspect it will compliment the 6" Model 17 in .22lr rather nicely.

    Also they have a Model 25 in .45 Colt which probably shouldn't follow me home but might...

    Enjoy your weekend and your shooting folks!
     
  6. Walkalong

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    You'll never regret it if it does.
     
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    "You'll never regret it if it does."

    I was afraid of that!

    Tomorrow we shall see...
     
  8. Walkalong

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    12 shots standing at 7 yards shooting over the chrono. Nah, you won't like it.

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    Walkalong, you were right. The 25 is following me home... Sadly the M19 had gone already...

    Oh well, perhaps no ramen noodles for me this month!
     
  10. otasan56

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    Great shooting!
     
  11. Walkalong

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    We will, of course, want a range report soon. :)
    Thanks. You shoot enough targets, you'll get a gem here and there.

    I shot this one over the chrono as well, but I let one leak out. 265 Gr SWC.

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    Nice job on the shooting walkalong! Will have to get my act together!

    Range report in next week or 2.

    ATB,

    Scrummy
     
  13. otasan56

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    So

    What chronograph do you use?
     
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    I use a Pro Chrono Digital. Simple and works well. Just don't shoot it.
     
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