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S&W Frame Sizes

A basic hands-on illustration of the common Smith & Wesson frame sizes. This video is in some ways one of my "Basics" videos; however, not necessarily. I could be a very experienced shooter...

A Look Back at the Smith & Wesson 22/32 Kit Gun - American Rifleman (press release) (blog)

Top image: Smith & Wesson 22/32 Kit Gun courtesy collectorsfirearms.com

When somebody comes up with a great gun idea, one of the first things demanded after its initial success is either a scaled-down or scaled-up version. Smith & Wesson ’s Hand Ejector series of double-action revolvers has become the icon of the company and was the benchmark of revolvers for...

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Smith and Wesson Revolver Frame Size Comparison (J vs K vs ...

Comparison of the four common Smith and Wesson frame sizes, J, K, L and N. I forgot to mention the N frame is a Model 629 and the SSR actually stands for St...

S&W Revolver Frame Sizes (part I) | tacticalprofessor

Broadly speaking, Smith & Wesson swing out cylinder (Hand Ejector) revolvers come in nine frame sizes. In order of increasing size, they are: M, I, Improved I, J, J Magnum, K, L, N, and X frame. The factory uses a separate system for lettering stainless steel frames but they are seldom used outside the factory so will not be used here.

Smith And Wesson Frame Sizes - BlackGun.Info

Smith and Wesson Revolver Frame Size Comparison (J vs K vs L vs N) Comparison of the four common Smith and Wesson frame sizes, J, K, L and N. I forgot to mention the N frame is a Model 629 and the SSR actually stands for Stock Service Revolver.

Smith & Wesson - Wikipedia

Smith & Wesson has produced revolvers over the years in several standard frame sizes. M refers to the small early Ladysmith frame, I to the small .32 frame, J to the small .38 frame, K to the medium .38 frame, L to the medium large .38 and .44 Magnum frame, and N to the largest .44 Magnum type frame.

Smith & Wesson .38 Special and .357 Mag Revolvers Guide

Lady Smith: Name given to a number of variants in different calibers and frame sizes. Usually accompanied by special grips and engraving. Airweight: Indicates an Aluminum alloy frame. Airlite: Indicates a Scandium alloy frame. Night Guard (NG): Series introduced in 2008 with models in various calibers and frame sizes. All have a 2.5-inch barrel ...

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Smith & Wesson Model 3
Prototype for Model 3 American, ca. 1869 The first Smith & Wesson revolvers were tip-up models, .22 caliber and .32 calibler. The Army and many civilians wanted a larger cartridge, so the company built this...
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