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Old 09-07-2021, 04:07 PM
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Originally Posted by BayEagle View Post
. . . And looks like there is no hammer block on these. Did people carry them with an empty under the hammer or not really worry about it back then?

My only other question is what is the deal with the right side grip. I can't tell if it's just worn down that bad or it's some kind of replacement . . .
The 1st hammer block safety was installed in 1915 on M&P revolvers. Pull back the hammer, look in the slot to the right side and you will see a small tab. That is the hammer block safety.

Most likely that revolver was carried in a holster by a right handed law enforcement officer for a very long time or by a new-age cowboy who rode a horse to check the fence and round up the cattle.
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