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Just scored a new toy. S&W Model 19 with a six inch barrel. Wonderful trigger and nice balance. I won't get a chance two shoot it till the match on Saturday. What do you all think?
Which version? Original K-32 in .32 Long with the exposed ejector rod or the .32 H&R Mag Model 16-4?
(corrected for typo)
Sorry, meant 19.
May 22, 2009, 07:29
I've got a 6" Model 19-3 in nickle. The 19s are very sweet revolvers.
What series did you get ?
May 22, 2009, 07:58
Watch them "Maggie" loads in that shooter. A friend shot a 4" M19 loose with Mag loads. It did take him about 3 months to do it at 50~100 rounds a week.
S&W rebuilt it and he settled for 38 Spec +P loads in mag cases after that. Real nice gun, always had 'em on my buy list, but never ran across one at the right time and price. Did pick up a M 66 however, but it's a shorty
Love that single-action trigger pull on Smittywessons! :bow:
May 22, 2009, 16:25
It's te GHEY W/NO PICS..
I love the 19's, should make for a great shooter..
Nice score, Fr Vince.
I let a nice 19-2 for $350 slip through my fingers last fall. :cry:
Shot her today, nice.
May 24, 2009, 10:07
If you did not do so already, wait till you try some Full Wadcutters..
I expect you will be impressed.. :wink:
Andy the Aussie
May 24, 2009, 17:25
Where are the pics Vince ?????? 19s are fine revolvers, I prefer L frames but I would not be upset if I were made to own K frame again.
May 24, 2009, 21:33
This post is meaningless without pictures. C'mon Vince, we know you own a camera.
May 24, 2009, 23:03
Nice piece vmtz. I think anyway. Crappy picture.
Your beer bottle looks to have been the focal object.
You can do better than that & the S & W deserves it, I'm sure.:wink:
Put the beer down & try again.
May 25, 2009, 16:47
A 19, 6 inch was my first gun I ever bought back in the 70's. Outstanding gun. It was eventually destroyed in a house fire. I am a fan of all the K frame Smiths. Put a Miculek trigger rebound spring on that puppy and dry fire it much. Good buy. Enjoy it.
May 25, 2009, 19:58
The BEER Looks good Vince, but it's tough to see the Pistol??
What Didja use one of them thar GHEY ASS Phone/Camera/Puter/Vibrator gadgets? :tongue:
I carried a S&W custom shop K19, 4" barrel for a while back in the day. I had her engraved with a replica of my NYSP shield. Outstanding weapon!
May 28, 2009, 22:52
19-3 & 19-4
June 01, 2009, 09:07
That M19-4 wouldnt have some blueing loss in the cylinder flutes, a spot below the cylinder on the port side, and slight muzzle wear?
I traded a M19-4 at a small local gunshow in N. AZ about 4 weeks ago, I got a Rem 504 .22, 6 mags, scope, and rings for it. I really like the 504, if I close my eyes I cant tell the differance between it and my M-700 Mnt Rifle.
I only traded it because I bought a 4" M66-2 at a little show 2 months ago. :biggrin:
June 02, 2009, 23:26
Careful with the hot magnum loads, especially the light bullets. Forcing cones are a weak spot on the K-frame magnums and have been known to crack under heavy mag ammo useage and I understand Smith has no more K-frame mag barrels to replace a broken one with.
K-frame magnums were intended to be carried a lot and shot moderately with heavy loads. With sensible loads it'll outlast you.
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