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Old 05-18-2017, 02:38 AM
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i just bought a model 37-3 at a gun show but i cant find anything online about a 37-3 only the 37-2 and under any help is appreciated because i paid $345 tax and all and wanted to know if i got a decent deal
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Welcome! The standard printed reference refers to the model 37-3 starting production in 1997 and ending no later than 2007. It is listed as being +P rated and having the internal lock. No mention of production numbers but I have not seen many.

If it is in good condition and functions normally you got a good deal, especially if you really like it . Hope this is helpful.
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thank you very much that is helpful . i do have one other question its not stamped +p anywhere is it still ok to fire +p through it. and the condition is excellent looks like it was fired only a few times.
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If it has a J shaped frame ledge that keeps the cylinder from sliding backwards with the action open, it has the "J Magnum" frame rated for + P.
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...The standard printed reference refers to the model 37-3 starting production in 1997 and ending no later than 2007. It is listed as being +P rated and having the internal lock.....
Wouldn't 1997 be a few years early for an ILS gun?

I started a thread last week asking if anyone had ever seen a M37-4. Or if such a thing was EVER made. No replies in the affirmative.
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Haven't ever seen one, but that is in the SCSW. Maybe the J Magnum frame went from 1997 to 2000, and the IL came after. Perhaps the OP or someone with a -3 would be kind enough to post a photo .
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