According to its BNR serial number prefix, this .357 Military & Police Heavy Barrel Stainless was manufactured in February or March of 1993 as Smith & Wesson went into high speed production due to the shooting public's correct prediction that the Clinton Administration had an anti-gun agenda. It is one of the last fully traditional model 65 Smith & Wessons manufactured, since the square butt grip frames began phasing out in 1995. Note the Satin Stainless .265 service width serrated hammer and smooth .312 Satin Stainless Combat Trigger. Barrel, of course, is 4 inch Heavy Barrel, and the weight empty is a well balanced 37 to 38 ounces. Our friends at DGS Custom Gunsmithing in nearby Millington, Tennessee, have refinished this 65 to a solid matte stainless, very attractive with no glare at all. Pachmayr SK-GP grips are this revolver's service grips, and these only exhibit moderate wear on their rear edge areas. Since any surface detractions are residual and negligible, we rate this model 65 as Excellent / Refinished; but photos should suffice for interested parties to judge finish grade for themselves. It is Excellent mechanically. Blast effect to the under side of the frame top strap directly above the barrel's forcing cone is negligible, not distinguishable from the rest of the surface there, with no cutting whatsoever. Lateral play to the cylinder is negligible, no more than 1/2 mm total movement with the trigger relaxed and even less with the trigger pulled. Double action trigger pull is smooth and consistent, and the hammer travels an additional 10 degrees after the cylinder times in all six positions on double action. On single action, the hammer travels a full 25 to 30 degrees on all six after the cylinder times, and the single action trigger pull is an exceptionally crisp 3 pounds. Bore and cylinder chambers are bright, clean, and excellent. Cylinder face to forcing cone gap is an above average .008, but that is proof that this revolver has fired very few magnum loads, given the absence of any blast effect to the top strap. This is a very well constructed and very attractive model 65. We are including a North Carolina Department of Corrections left hand Federal Man holster. Own this attractive, eminently serviceable S&W 65-4 for only $ 379.95 Not transferable to civilians in California, D.C., or Massachusetts. NOW TRANSFERABLE TO CIVILIANS IN CHICAGO, OAK PARK IL, AND NEW YORK CITY. GOD BLESS MR. OTIS MCDONALD!
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