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bleak23 02-20-2011 09:51 PM

S&W Internal Lock
What does it do? I keep reading about it. Newer models have it. I even watched a video on how to remove it. But what is it for? Thanks.

c3shooter 02-20-2011 10:40 PM

It is so that the gun can be locked to prevent it being fired, without using an external locking mechanism.

Personally, I rank it right up there with the all time great inventions, like the inflatable anchor, Bank Vault Screen Windows, and dehydrated water.

bleak23 02-20-2011 10:53 PM

OK, now to ask a stupid question. How is it activated? Internally or externally? Do you need a key?

CA357 02-20-2011 11:12 PM

It uses a key which S&W provides when you buy a new revolver. Thank the lawyers for this bit of assinine "safety".

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