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Old 11-27-2012, 05:25 PM   #11
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The spur....
Can you elaborate?
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The standard spur is taller and offers a bigger surface area for your thumb to grip. The target spur is smaller, a little more out of the way, less distracting.

I may have those backwards. It's one or the other.
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Yes you had it backwards Trip! The target hammer is more than twice as wide as the standard.

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Well, at least I knew what the difference was...

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Your hammer is very different from a standard S&W hammer of that period. Yours has a frame mounted firing pin and flat faced hammer. I would look at the firing pin. It may have been peened shorter by the force. Check the protrusion unless it is a rebound type.

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Your hammer is very different from a standard S&W hammer of that period. Yours has a frame mounted firing pin and flat faced hammer. I would look at the firing pin. It may have been peened shorter by the force. Check the protrusion unless it is a rebound type.
It looks just like the one in the link I posted??

What S&W revolvers have the flat faced hammer and frame mounted pin?
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Found a firing pin.. It says it was used in J, K, L, N Frames??
http://www.brownells.com/handgun-parts/slide-firing-parts/firing-pin-parts/firing-pins/s-w-revolver-extra-length-firing-pin-prod5483.aspx?avs|Make_3=Smith%20&%20Wesson#.ULZdB oY2QiE

SMITH & WESSON - HAMMER, .500" TARGET, MIM, FOR FRAME MOUNTED FIRING PIN Model: K Frame
http://www.brownells.com/handgun-parts/trigger-group-parts/hammers/hammer-500-target-mim-for-frame-mounted-firing-pin-prod15013.aspx?avs|Make_3=Smith%20&%20Wesson#.ULZg RoY2QiE

I seem to be able to find frame mounted firing pin parts for K series S&W... Why does everybody keep correcting me the K-frame has a hammer mounted pin???

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Im seeing a lot of the S&W hammers marked "MIM". What does that mean?

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"Im seeing a lot of the S&W hammers marked "MIM". What does that mean? "

Made in Mexico
Might injure minors
Many in Mississippi

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