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Old December 23, 2019, 21:19   #1
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S&W 45 ACP

I happened to get lucky & was able to purchase this little gem yesterday.

S&W 3" model 625-3 in 45 ACP.


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Old December 23, 2019, 21:30   #2
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Old December 23, 2019, 21:35   #3
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Very nice
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Old December 23, 2019, 21:49   #4
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Sweet, loves me some big-bore snubby. I have an old S&W 1917 that some very skilled gunsmith did a really nice job of shortening long ago. I have never measured the barrel and am curious now. Over 20 years go I saw it at a pawn shop and told a buddy about it. He went and bought it for around a $150 as I recall. Many years later he offered it to me for the same money and I bought it. That old gat is smooth as silk. Love the grips on yours, enjoy.
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Old December 23, 2019, 22:58   #5
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I remember when they first came out, a local shop had a 3, 4, and a 5 inch. I wish I had bought one of each. Instead, I bought a 4 inch and later changed it to a 5
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Old December 24, 2019, 00:55   #6
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I love those guns. My favorite N Frame snubby. And with moon clips the reloads are fast.
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Old December 24, 2019, 09:20   #7
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That is a beautiful revolver.
You have great taste in handguns!
Thanks for the pic.
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Old December 24, 2019, 12:08   #8
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Came close to buying one of those as a companion piece to my 1911s. Ended up getting a 610 instead as a playmate for my 10mm pistols. Should have gotten one of each.
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Old December 24, 2019, 14:07   #9
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Dayum. Really nice gat you bought!
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Old December 24, 2019, 15:10   #10
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Oh man. Very nice. I had one with a 5" barrel (model of 1989 marked) and sold it.
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Old December 24, 2019, 16:16   #11
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I have one of the 1000 Model 625-2's marked Model of 1988. A five incher of course.

I prefer to use the .45 Auto Rim case with my handloads. I load the 230 grain FMJ to an honest 850 fps per my chronograph. A nice non magnum load that is easy on the 625.

I am still angry with myself for not buying a three incher when it was offered to me.....

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Old December 24, 2019, 18:38   #12
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Very nice! A friend of mine use to carry a 5" in the woods. I always admired it.
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Old December 30, 2019, 21:33   #13
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S&W .45

Well, I hate you.

Just kidding. I have owned all three barrel lengths. Currently just have the 4", but casting eyes at every 3" I see.

Good catch.
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Old December 31, 2019, 13:39   #14
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That is a sweet revolver. And a bonus w/o the goofy internal lock.
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