Few handguns combine power and cachet, but the Smith & Wesson Model 29 manages to do so with ease. Described by fictional San Francisco Police Department Detective Harry “Dirty Harry” Callahan as “the most powerful handgun ever built,” the Model
Getting the feel for the vaunted Smith & Wesson Model 29 in .44 Magnum (VIDEO) Smith & Wesson's big N-frame revolver came out in the 1950s but later earned lasting fame after making the day of a certain stern police inspector. to accept lower
The Smith & Wesson Model 29 was one of the first revolvers chambered for the powerful .44 Magnum round. A blued, six cylinder revolver with wooden grips and a classic style, the Model 29 became particularly popular after its use in the “Dirty Harry
Outside of hunting, it was popularized as the “Dirty Harry” gun, used by Police Inspector Harry Callahan in cleaning up the streets of San Francisco. The .44 Magnum became incredibly popular and was a staple of the Smith & Wesson handgun line for
Few handguns combine power and cachet, but the Smith & Wesson Model 29 manages to do so with ease. Described by fictional San Francisco Police Department Detective Harry “Dirty Harry” Callahan ...
Smith & Wesson.44 Magnum Model 629 with 8⅜" barrel: a stainless steel version of the Model 29.
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 medium large, and N to the largest .44 Magnum type frame. In 2003, the even larger X frame was introduced for the .500 S&W Magnum.. Smith & Wesson Model 1
The Smith & Wesson Model 29 is a large N-Frame revolver chambered in .44 Remington Magnum. Introduced in 1955, it won great fame as 'The Most Powerful Handgun in the World' in the 1971 Clint Eastwood film Dirty Harry.The revolver came in a blued steel version, however, there were limited runs of bright nickel plated guns.