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Offline Skillet

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Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« on: September 26, 2017, 11:09:26 AM »
Picked up a new S&W 629 4" in 44 mag from @carpsniper2 last spring. 

My one-emoji review is as follows:

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Have run a few boxes through it, shoots very well for a 4" barrel. Much better than I thought it would. Trigger is excellent.

Bleach bottles drug behind the boat on a 50' tether (early season deckhand there), as well as old coho spoons at 45 feet (by my hand), don't stand a chance.

Thanks for the easy transaction carpsniper -
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Re: Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2017, 05:13:45 PM »
Good shooting! What rounds are you running through it?

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Re: Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2017, 07:14:28 PM »
Just standard white-box 240 gr Winchester ammo
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Re: Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2017, 07:29:44 PM »
Seal medicine ;)

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Re: Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2017, 08:26:50 PM »
It is PURE coincidence that I had my deckhand practicing on an erratic surface target at about the approximate range and size of a sea lion's head...   :chuckle:

Ok, jokes, jokes. I wouldn't risk my everything by plugging a sea lion, no matter how much I hate them. I just accept feeding them is a cost of doing business, and they often bust off a spoon with the fish they stole. 

And I really hope they "get the point" when they're passing my stolen fish the next day...
« Last Edit: September 26, 2017, 08:54:28 PM by Skillet »
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Re: Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2017, 08:46:44 PM »
Skillet, you're hitting a little left.

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Re: Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2017, 09:25:44 PM »
Please tell me those spoons aren't Manistees...?  :'(
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Re: Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2017, 10:15:31 PM »
Skillet, you're hitting a little left.
Thanks Coach, I'll tighten it up!  :chuckle:

Please tell me those spoons aren't Manistees...?  :'(

Think those are Silver Horde Fiesty models, but any dead spoon is a potential target imho.
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Re: Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2017, 02:12:20 PM »
Good stuff!!! I am glad its working out good for you and you got a great shooter right there!!!
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Re: Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2017, 03:27:12 PM »
I've had that same gun for 30 years.  They are awesome.  Good shooting.
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Re: Quick review of S&W 44 mag 629 4"
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2017, 06:34:22 PM »
I have the same gun only in 6,5 inches

 

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