S&W 5906 9mm questions

Discussion in 'Semi-Auto Handguns' started by Poink88, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. Poink88

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    S&W 5906 9mm questions (pics added)

    I just received and cleaned the S&W 5906. It is in very good condition so I am very happy with this purchase. I love the heft of it and will most likely buy all metal pistols more now.

    I do have a few questions.

    1. Where can I get a blown-up diagram for it? I do have the user's manual already.

    2. Torn between 124gr +P or 147gr +P Federal HST for my SD/HD load...which is better in your opinion?

    3. Is it okay to dry fire this pistol w/o a snap cap?

    4. Anyone know a good (price) source for 15-round mags for it? I asked CDNN and they told me they don't have any.

    Here she is BTW,

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    Thank you.
     
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  2. Poink88

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  3. CA357

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    Have you checked the usual places for mags? Midway, Brownell's, etc?
     
  4. Poink88

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    Yes I did but maybe I am using the wrong search since that was before I learned that the mags are compatible with various S&W models. I will check again.
     
  5. Gojubrian

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    That is one smooth looking Smith!!
     
  6. Poink88

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    After checking with CDNN again, I learned that they have a lot (new original, used original, new generic Mec-Gar). I ordered 3 Mec-Gar and couldn't be happier after I received them. They look & feel better than the original mag actually. :cool:
     
  8. jstkrsn

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    Numrich

    I had a bad experience with them. I ordered a magazine for my FI Model D. they sent me a magazine for a Star with a note that I could take it to a gun smith and have it modified to fit. It would never fit properly because the bottom is completely different. I sent it back. I had to pay shipping both ways for something I didn't order. They told me it was their policy I pay even if it was their mistake. Anyone think that was fair? I found the magazine I needed at Gunclips for $10 less later. Hope anyone who buys from them has better luck than I did. I won't buy there again.
     
  9. CA357

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    I find the Numrich site hard to navigate, so I just use their schematics if necessary. For parts, I use Brownell's, Midway, Natchez and some others depending on what I need.