Originally Posted by synical
I have a Smith and Wesson 5906 that out of all my weapons is my favorite! She always is dead on and never fails me! Does anyone else have this weapon and love it as much as I do? I have it in 9mm
I picked one up last week. She shoots quite well, but I have a few minor quibbles:
1) The slide release lever is too far forward. To release the slide means changing my grip to bring my thumb forward and then back again. I.e., I cannot release the slide and maintain the normal shooting grip.
2) Takedown is a bit of a bear. There's a small dimple on the right side of the frame that needs to be depressed while pulling the slide to the rear. It's not very easy despite knowing exactly what to do.
3) Trigger is heavy on that first DA, probably the heaviest of all my guns.
I like the gun though.. Shoots wonderfully, comfortable (though the grip is a tad on the large side), feels solid, and durable.