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Old 08-27-2010, 05:10 PM
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. . . and for geezers with slip-sliding memories. . .
Hey! Hey! Just be careful there when you start talking about . . . about . . . Uh, what were we talking about again? It seems to have slipped my memory.

Seriously, though, regarding four digit 3rd generation pistols:

FIRST TWO DIGITS
39: 9mm
59: 9mm
69: 9mm
10: 10mm
40: 40S&W
45: 45 ACP
35: .357 TSW

THIRD DIGIT
0: standard model
1: compact
2: standard with decocker
3: compact with decocker
4: standard with DAO
6: nonstandard barrel length
7: nonstandard barrel length with decocker
8: nonstandard barrel length with DAO

FOURTH DIGIT
3: aluminum frame with SS slide
4: aluminum frame with carbon steel slide
5: carbon steel frame and slide
6: SS frame and slide
7: SS frame and carbon steel slide

*** Source SCSW, 3rd Ed.

Of course, the exception proves the rule. Take the 6906. It should be the 6903, but go figure . . . And then there's the three digit 3rd generation Value Line.
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