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Old 05-31-2018, 12:50 AM
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Also I have a 29-2 I’ve had forever and I noticed the cylinder on that one is a little longer than the one I just bought. Being called a classic I’m a little surprised at that but maybe I’m missing something as to why.
The 29-2 has a recessed cylinder (~1.745") so that's part (~.045") of the difference in length.

Modern (non-recessed) 44 Mag cylinder are ~.030" longer than modern 45 Colt & 41 Magnum cylinders (~1.700" -vs- ~1.670").

Guess we just have to be glad that S&W was "nice enough" to make a few 45 Colt revolvers of us.

Nice find!

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