Smith and Wesson model 52-2

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Smith and Wesson model 52-2

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Last month I glommed something that has been on my wish list for a long time...A model 52. It landed at my FFL a few weeks ago and I got a chance to look it over before it went into his safe for the mandatory 10 day "cooling-off" period.

The auctioneer told me that it had been owned by a local collector who had passed away and was in excellent shape. After looking it over, I had to agree...

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Beauty! Congrats

Enjoy
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Single or double stack? Nice lines/profile.
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shoot4fun wrote: Tue May 05, 2020 12:45 pm Beauty! Congrats

Enjoy
Thanks!
DaleH wrote: Tue May 05, 2020 5:25 pm Single or double stack? Nice lines/profile.
Well...it uses a 5 round magazine, so definitely single stack.
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The DROS system finally wheezed back to life and I was able to pick up my 52. I agree with the people who say it looks better with the wood grips. It shoots .38 special mid-range wadcutters. Reputed to be extremely accurate. I'll post a range report when able.

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Very nice. :character-beavisbutthead:
I live in America, why do I have to press 1 for English? :confusion-confused:
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The hollow base wad cutters work much better than the double-ended wad cutters.I put a slight roll crimp at the case mouth and get 100% case feeding.
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