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Old 04-03-2020, 12:19 AM
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serial is S249xxx shipped May 1964
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Old 04-07-2020, 08:28 AM
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What a great thread! I became an official member of the Cult of the .41 Magnum when I acquired my M58 about 6 years ago.

In fact, I was just shooting it the other day with some handloads put together over the winter. Great shooter too! I've got the 'Police Load' dailed in with the 215gn coated HC boolits and Unique. The sights hit right to POA.

I've also played with the heavier 250gn & 265gn boolits, but quickly found POI tended to be way high unless velocities are kept low. I was able to download these slugs enough that POI is now pretty close to POA with the 58's frt sight buried in the rear 'notch' sight.

Mine is: N2733XX. Not for sure on the 'born-on' date, but I'm guessing it's an early '70s build.
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Yea...I love zombie threads, since like a zombie, the .41 supposedly died a long time ago and just refuses to go away...

Current S&W .41s:
57 4" blue 1964
57 5" blue 1964 (cut down from a 6")
57 6" blue 1964
57 8 3/8" blue 1964
57 4" blue 1980
57 4" nickel 1980 Class A Engraved
57 8 3/8" blue 1974

58 gray parkerized 1964
58 blue 1974 customized

657 3" 1986
657 2.6" 1998 Lew Horton Defensive Revolver
657 4" 1986
657-4 4" 1999 Mountain Gun
657-3 5" cut down from a 6"
657-4 6.5" Hunter HTR prefix #5 with fluted cylinder

27/57 5" 27-2 rebored with a 58 cylinder


...as said above...the perfect caliber for an N-Frame...

Bob
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Yea...I love zombie threads, since like a zombie, the .41 supposedly died a long time ago and just refuses to go away...

Current S&W .41s:
57 4" blue 1964
57 5" blue 1964 (cut down from a 6")
57 6" blue 1964
57 8 3/8" blue 1964
57 4" blue 1980
57 4" nickel 1980 Class A Engraved
57 8 3/8" blue 1974

58 gray parkerized 1964
58 blue 1974 customized

657 3" 1986
657 2.6" 1998 Lew Horton Defensive Revolver
657 4" 1986
657-4 4" 1999 Mountain Gun
657-3 5" cut down from a 6"
657-4 6.5" Hunter HTR prefix #5 with fluted cylinder


...as said above...the perfect caliber for an N-Frame...

Bob



Sounds like a very nice collection of 41 magnums. Do you have any pictures to show off?
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