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Old 01-10-2017, 03:07 PM
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What model Smiths came with this type of screwdriver? I assume its for sight adjustment.
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Neat little tool. Some better pics would help out. Best
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Better picture
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That is the post fluted handle SAT that shipped with adjustable sight guns. Probably started mid to late 80's.
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Thank you.
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Nice to have when you need one. I have a small screwdriver set in my gun case which always rides with me. You just never know when you are going to need one.
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I have several that came with S&W guns, but they are much different than that.
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Actually, I think that might be the second type flat SAT. Seems like the first ones didn't have as large of a key ring hole.
My 29-3 I bought in 1989 came with one like that, but it seems like it has a smaller hole. I'll see if I can find it and look. It is on a key ring somewhere.
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The part shown came with revolvers. S/A came with the Al handle
screwdriver up until the Bangor Punta era.
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There also was a flat three-bladed tool about the size of a quarter with the three blades protruding every 120 degrees. I have one on each key ring and one in each range bag as they fit about every slotted screw on any gun. You find them on eBay and other sites.

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The 2 I have are in the tool kit shipped in the box with a 4" 25-5 on the 31st day of 1986 and the other with a Model of 1988 625-2 that shipped on the 103rd day of 1989.These tool kits have the straight knurlned end cleaning rod.

On one side of the 2 bladed tool it says "Smith & Wesson Since 1852" stamped into the metal and on the other side it has the S&W logo and "Sight Adjustment Only" stamped into the metal.

The key ring holes on both my samples are the same size.

I am not the original owner of the guns.
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