Great thread because many of us stand a chance of being educated a bit, and now I am curious as to what all revisions were made. In a good holster, the Model 60 Pro rides very comfortably, and carries five rounds of. Dash 3 in 1988 denoted a change to the new yoke retention system. This was essentially an alloy framed version of the 620. It was with these shortcomings in mind that I purchased my very first J-Frame — indeed, my first revolver — in the early 2000s. While I make no claims about being the next Jerry Miculek, tin cans and paper bullseyes are in serious danger within 50 yards.
At that time the Model 60 featured a 1. With the factory stock, the Model 65-4 fits my smaller hands like a glove. I hope this information helps! The 60 Pro gives up on portability in favor of shootability and sacrificing ease of carry compared to a smaller, lighter revolver in favor of shooting easier. Carry Impressions Ultimately though, the Model 60 Pro series is a carry gun. Other alloy frame guns listed on the charts may have Sc frame or Ti cylinder variants that exist in addition to the standard aluminum or steel versions. Shoot, it would have been a steal at twice the price. About the perfect fishing, hiking gun if the critters aren't too large.
Depends upon what you are concerned about defending against in the woods. L-frames can hold six or seven shots depending on the model. An inexpensive, but less concealable, alternative is Uncle Mike's Kydex Paddle holster. Usually accompanied by Scandium alloy frame. This gun needs some better grips to be carry-worthy.
In 1996, the stronger J-Magnum frame was introduced and the cylinder was lengthened to support the. It is not quite as slick an action as my model 10 or model 15 but not too bad. Got something to say about this article? It's supposed to be in excellent condition and have the box. Almost every model has been offered in multiple barrel lengths at some point but availability varies. I know that it's hard to put a value on something you can't see - sorry I don't have photos of it.
My only objection was the sleeved barrel. I bought it for my wife, she prefers the N-frame Model 19-3, full size revolver, for recoil dampening. I got curious about this a while back and took out a set of calipers and took the measurements. Kept clean and oiled, the Model 65-4 will give you years of service. But, I am sincerely hoping there are some benefits to its slightly awkward appearance. I think the potential for better accuracy is there, but I have to get beyond that trigger to find it. It displayed accuracy that is good enough to head-shoot a rabbit or squirrel out to thirty yards or so, depending upon the skill of the shooter.
It's a 14 oz revolver without any slide and spring to absorb the recoil. How fickle the shooter can be!!!! Click to enlarge Model numbers are based on finish, caliber, and whether the gun has fixed or adjustable sights. This gives the shooter an aiming reference far superior to non-illuminated sights on similar revolvers, and is probably one of the best features on this gun. The most likely culprit is the combined heat of Louisiana summers and rapid firing. Obviously my is an exception to this rule, but I usually try to steer others away from small wheelguns.
I was honestly surprised on measuring today find that my snubby pushes cases farther out of the cylinder than the full size model. Caliber: For this post, all models are. I was faced with the same situation a while back. They are pretty little things. I wish I had picked some up before all the crazy gun rush started! Stainless can refer to the polished or matte stainless steel revolvers, or alloy revolvers with a silver matte finish that mimics the stainless steel look.
Smith and Wesson owns Crimson Trace and a lot of their revolvers are either offered with Crimson Trace grips the LadySmith unfortunately does not appear to be one or have grips that will fit. Even with those sacrifices, the Model 60 makes an excellent concealed carry gun for day-to-day use. I have one of the 36-6 three inchers and it's a nice woods gun unless I'm in grizzly country. Suffice to say, I have my work cut out for me. I had one and let it go, if I see another I'll grab it.
At The Range The 60 Pro sports a 3-inch barrel and an excellent night sight, making it a great choice for low light shooting. The Model 60 Pro Series conceals very well underneath even a fitted shirt in a simple Blackhawk nylon holster. The difference between those two notches might not look that big, but it is! If you desire to shoot it, get something else you would enjoy more. Russ, Have you considered switching to the standard pressure version of the Hornady Critical Defense? I wish I hadn't sold mine. A high grip on a revolver is popular among competition shooters to control recoil and assist with rapid delivery of follow-up shots.