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Old 10-17-2007, 05:09 PM   #1
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Would it be advantageous to cut the barrel of a S&W model 65 to 3.5"?

What effect would this have on the firing of the weapon?
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Old 10-18-2007, 01:34 AM   #2
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By the time you cut the barrel and re-set the front sight it could be expensive. Unless you have your heart set on 3.5" barrel, I would say to shop shop around for a 65 with a 3" barrel. It may be cheaper.

I have 4" and 3" 65s and they shoot differently.
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Old 11-28-2007, 07:22 PM   #3
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The 4" M-65 has a square butt. The 3" has a round butt. I have a 3"m-65 and I love the way it carries and shoots. If you want a shorter barrel you would likely be better off getting a 3" barrel and having it installed. Better yet get a new 3" gun so you can have one of each. Oops, that is the hoarder in my head speaking.
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Old 11-28-2007, 08:08 PM   #4
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or...buy a used S&W Model 13 with a 3" inch bull barrel like I did....

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+1 on the used 3" round butt model 13. it took a little while to find one but it's worth the search.
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