Smith & Wesson M29

Smith & Wesson M29
The most famous American gun was specially designed for use in video games and cinema hunting and self-defense but later gained an international cult status. Smith & Wesson M29 became widely known thanks to the caliber magnum cartridge 44, designed especially for it, that in the future was the cause of the confusion between the names of the gun and its caliber.

Smith & Wesson M29
As one of the most powerful modern revolvers S & W M29 has a rather rigid structure, based on an improved frame S & W 41 caliber. The assemblage includes replaceable barrel length of 4 and 8 inches, respectively. In the latter case, due to the increase of the initial velocity and muzzle energy, the cartridge can raise high combat performance AK.

Smith & Wesson M29
Magnum revolver uses the classic rear sight and a front sight with a phosphor coating. It is noteworthy that in spite of the whole range of pre-emptive reasons for S & W M29 is the most accurate gun in the world, ensuring the sighting hit on the pistol with the hammer cocked distances using absolutely any trunks. For partial cancellation of recoil weapons design provides heavy grip and to increase the accuracy of the shooter it can deliberately ignore automation.

Smith & Wesson M29
S&W M29 automation is based on the double-action trigger, which implies the need for additional efforts during the descent. In cases of poor marksmanship, this situation could trigger a withdrawal from the barrel during sighting shots, which negatively affect its accuracy. For this reason, the trigger should be pressed gently and smoothly, avoiding jerky movements.

Smith & Wesson M29
Concerning the most important thing, it should be mentioned that as the main S & W M29 uses a hunting ammunition caliber 44 Magnum, the most powerful pistol cartridge at all. The diameter of the bullet cartridge equals 10.9 mm and the length of the sleeve is 32.6 mm. Weighing 13 grams in the pool, its initial speed is 391 meters per second, and the energy is from 600 to 2,000 joules, depending on conditions of use. According to documented evidence, such power does munition an effective hunting tool while fighting on deer, buffalo and even bears.

Smith & Wesson M29
Interestingly, for same reasons, it is completely unsuitable for use in civil and combat purposes. Among famous weapons of samples using the cartridge in addition to the S&W M29 Israel DesertEagle and American ColtAnaconda can be distinguished.

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