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Old 12-06-2011, 02:20 PM
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I have been looking for a nice 3913 or maybe even a 908 for the last couple of years and I finally found one. I have seen several possible candidates over the last few month but they all had more wear and scratches than I had in mind. This one looks about 95%+ and the parts inside don't tell of very many rounds fired. On Friday I fired 100 rounds of my reloads and every shot went downrange with no failures of any kind. I am thoroughly pleased! As many of you already know, the 3913 is very nice to shoot, accurate, easy to point, and generally quite pleasant. My old 5906 now has S&W company in the gun cabinet. It's certainly a shame that S&W can't find a reason to make and sell these great 3rd generation pistols any more.

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Old 12-06-2011, 02:29 PM
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Looks very nice! A 3913 or 3953 is on my short list of future purchases.
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:48 PM
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Looks like a 6906 from this angle to me...
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:54 PM
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Have owned a 3914 for many years and feel it is one of the best possible choices for carry - great pistol!
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Old 12-06-2011, 03:30 PM
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Very nice looking 3913. Congrats on the new addition!
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Old 12-06-2011, 03:31 PM
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Looks like a 6906 from this angle to me...
Very similar but the 6906 has a double stack magazine. The 3913 is single stack so the grip is much thinner.
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Old 12-06-2011, 03:37 PM
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Beautiful 3913. Are you keeping the grips or going with the Hogue hardwoods?
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Old 12-06-2011, 04:00 PM
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Beautiful 3913. Are you keeping the grips or going with the Hogue hardwoods?
I have not handled a 3913 with Hogue wood grips but on my 5906 I find they are much wider than the S&W grips. I don't want to make my 3913 any wider. One of the reasons I like it so much is that it is very thin.

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Old 12-06-2011, 04:12 PM
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Stay with the factory stocks. If you need just a bit more to hold on to, get a Hogue or Pachmayr rubber-band thing and add it to the grip. It actually works very well and only adds little bulk.

I replaced the factory Hogue rubber stocks on my 4040PD with factory 3913 stocks and the Hogue Handall, or whatever silly name they call it. It has been a good combination on that gun, since the 4040 has a bit more recoil.

That's a great looking example you found there and I agree with you that it makes one of the better guns of its type for an armed citizen. Though others will bemoan them, I like having both the thumb safety and the magazine disconnect.
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Old 12-06-2011, 04:19 PM
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Don't you just love it when a plan comes together? I looked a long time also and finally found a 3914. As of now I'm looking for another. Enjoy and have fun.
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Old 12-06-2011, 04:21 PM
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Congrats! Very clean example of the 3913.

They are a joy to shoot and to carry.

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Old 12-06-2011, 09:04 PM
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Got mine after about a year of searching. Was lucky to find it locally and in great shape. Best money I ever spent!
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Old 12-06-2011, 09:14 PM
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Very nice find. Everyone who has handled and shot my 3913 has fallen in love with it so far, and is a great pistol when you want something light, slim, and dependable.
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Old 12-06-2011, 09:21 PM
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Congrats on the fine carry gun.
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Old 12-06-2011, 09:40 PM
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i recently bought a 3953 and love it! great design, fun to shoot!
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Old 12-06-2011, 10:09 PM
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Grrrr... I too yearn for a 3913/3914... How's the trigger on that 3953 there mpi?
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Old 12-06-2011, 11:58 PM
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I lurked on here for many years and everyone always talked how much they loved the 3913. I finally bought one and it was bye-bye Glock and Sig. It is CCW carried about 90% of the time while my 4566 or Model 65 take up the 10%. You will love it!
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Old 12-07-2011, 12:26 AM
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Compact 3rd Gen 39s are great guns, here's a couple of mine.

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Old 12-07-2011, 12:34 AM
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What's the difference between a 3913 and a 3914?
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Old 12-07-2011, 12:38 AM
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Color, 4 is blued. The two above are 3954s
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Old 12-07-2011, 12:46 AM
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pretty smooth, but otherwise a typical smith DAO. which is to say quite nice!
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Old 12-07-2011, 11:26 AM
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That is a very nice one. It looks new. I have two police trades and like them very much. One won't be enough. Then I got 2 6906s and 2 5906s

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Old 12-07-2011, 09:13 PM
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How are these 3913's, do they have any problems? Are the 1990's better than the 2000's ? I have one on the way.
I'm afraid I may have found a serious flaw with 3913s. They may be seriously addictive.
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Old 12-08-2011, 07:57 PM
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Congrats. My 3913tsw is my primary cc piece. Nice and thin, light and accurate. You will not be disappointed in your selection. Enjoy!!
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