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Old 11-23-2010, 07:28 PM
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Default 629 Talo 3"

Looking for comments from any owners of this model . Local shop sold one new to a non big bore shooter who brought it back the next day and said it was too much recoil for him . I can probably get it for $700 + tax .
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Dang, this must be a rare gun because after 60 hits not one reply . ;-)
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follow the advice of the guy who took it back - too short for a follow up shot - get a heavy 357 - can i say taurus 617
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i've been hunting one. $700. isn't a bad price. do you want a 44mag? you can always shoot 44 specials.
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Hey satinmushroom, we are talkin' about REAL guns here--NOT Taurus paperweights........
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I don’t understand the TALO part. Is it some light weight material like scandium, titanium or unobtainium? My stainless 629 3” is a pleasure to shoot with all but the hottest of loads. I shoot it at 100+ round IDPA matches with hot 44 special loads pretty often. 3” 44s are a blast!
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Dang, this must be a rare gun because after 60 hits not one reply . ;-)
I don't think the fact that 60 people don't own one makes it rare;-)

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I don’t understand the TALO part. Is it some light weight material like scandium, titanium or unobtainium?
TALO is a firearms distributor company and frequently get all sorts of special editions made for them by S&W.

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Hey satinmushroom, we are talkin' about REAL guns here--NOT Taurus paperweights........
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Buy the gun. $700 isn't a steal but it isn't bad either. That makes it just about right.
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I don't think the fact that 60 people don't own one makes it rare;-)



TALO is a firearms distributor company and frequently get all sorts of special editions made for them by S&W.

The rare comment was a joke just to get people to respond .
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The rare comment was a joke just to get people to respond .
Looks like it worked.

I don't see these for sale all that often, but $700 seems to be a pretty good deal. Don't usually see them that "low".
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The 3": Model 629 is a great revolver. The person who returned his after one day (original post ) had no experience with centerfire handguns or recoil, and he picked the wrong revolver to start with. I carried this one as a BUG into serious social situation and a 2nd weapon when hunting for many years. In my old age, I no longer hunt andI now carry a 642 as a BUG.
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I don’t understand the TALO part. Is it some light weight material like scandium, titanium or unobtainium? My stainless 629 3” is a pleasure to shoot with all but the hottest of loads. I shoot it at 100+ round IDPA matches with hot 44 special loads pretty often. 3” 44s are a blast!
excuse sir, but what model laser grip do you have there? thanks
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I just picked up a 2 5/8" 629. I enjoy it but I shoot pretty light loads in it. I almost got the Talo deluxe edition 3" but opted for the PC 2 5/8"model.

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Not a bad price. I got mine new a few weeks ago for $779 + tax. I love it. Just got a Simply Rugged holster for it and have been carrying it quite a bit. Shoots well.
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The 3": Model 629 is a great revolver. The person who returned his after one day (original post ) had no experience with centerfire handguns or recoil, and he picked the wrong revolver to start with...
I concur. Here are some pictures of My TALO 3" 629.
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Me too Irelander.




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Very Nice guys, a grip can sure change the revolvers character!

If I can find the 3 " talo next year for new, I'll certainly buy her.
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