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Old 03-18-2017, 02:33 PM
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Does S&W perform factory repairs or alterations on discontinued models ?

I have a S&W Mdl. 28-2 with 6 " barrel that I would like to have changed to a 4" barrel. I also need a complete replacement rear sight assembly and standard trigger for this same revolver.

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I doubt they will have the barrel needed for the change you desire. Action work, and the new trigger is a possibility, along with changing the sight.

Best course of action would be to give S&W Customer Service a call, 1-800-331-0852.
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I think it would be cheaper in the long run to sell yours, then buy one in a four inch.
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YUP! I agree. Buy another gun and sells yours if you don't want the 6" version. With the price of old barrels, labor and shipping it's just not worth the expense to swap it out. Even back in the day when the old models were current and parts were available readily, it was still preferable (at least in my book) to do the same.

All that said, you WILL loose performance of the .357 Magnum, Cartridge out of a 4" tube. The Magnum was really designed and meant for the 6" barrel length - - - just saying.....
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