Tag: S&W

S&W M&P15T Epic KABOOM

An ARFCOM readers S&W M&P15T suffered an incredible catastrophic failure, probably the worst I have seen. NVCapCop reports … My S&W M&P15T was destroyed today with an epic Kaboom (catastrophic failure). I did not suffer any major physical injuries [Read More…]

Smith & Wesson Model 360PD

At Gun, Holsters & Gear, JayG reviews a flamethrower the lightweight Smith & Wesson Model 360PD The recoil of a .357 Magnum round through a 12 ounce handgun has been described as anywhere from “stout” to “punishing” to “oh my word what have I done to [Read More…]

The S&W Number 2

Tam @ The Arms Room writes … The timing of the Number 2′s launch could not have been more propitious, coming as it did shortly on the heels of the shelling of Fort Sumter. Although it was never officially adopted by the U.S. Army, Yankee soldiers spent their [Read More…]

Smith & Wesson factory circa 1908

Shorpy has a very high resolution photo showing the Smith & Wesson factory in Springfield, Massachusetts circa 1908. The below photos is just a thumbnail. Click through to see the full size photo. [ Many thanks to Hudson for emailing me the link. ]

S&W M&P22 .22 Pistol

S&W will be launching a version of the M&P pistol chambered in .22 LR. It is single action, has a 4.1″ barrel, comes with either a 10 round or 12 round magazine and has an adjustable rear sight. The MSRP is $419 for both the version with a 10 round and 12 [Read More…]

S&W Bodyguard First Edition Set

S&W are selling a limited edition “First Edition” set of the Bodyguard pistol and revolver. I really like the presentation of this set. The First Edition Bodyguard set will have matching serial numbers, the prefix for the revolvers will begin with RBG [Read More…]

Smith & Wesson 686 SSR

Caleb reviews the S&W 686 SSR: For someone looking to get started in revolver shooting, this is a hard gun to beat. It’s got enough goodies thrown in from the factory that you can shoot it stock and have a blast …

ATF Selected S&W M&P40

S&W has revealed that their winning entry into the recent BATFE competition was the M&P40 pistol. Not much surprise there, but it is nice to have it confirmed. From the press release … The award marks the completion of a full and open competition among [Read More…]

.500 S&W Double Taps

Accidental double tapping of .500 S&W revolvers is apparently quite common. This video demonstrates … A few years ago S&W investigated the phenomena. They discovered, as you have probably already guessed, that the double taps were the result of what was [Read More…]

S&W Wins ATF contract

It appears that S&W’s pistol in the BATFE sidebar competition beat out the Glock and Sig entries. The contract is worth up to $40 million. I am not sure which S&W model, almost certainly an M&P, was the winner. UPDATE: Glock also won! Glock also gets [Read More…]

S&W M&P 15-22 Kaboom

Eric, a reader of the blog, emailed me photos of what appears to be an out of battery explosion which occurred when he was shooting his S&W M&P 15-22. Luckily Eric was not injured. Eric said … So I got my new S&W M&P 15-22 last week. I live in [Read More…]

S&W “new” SD9 and SD40

Smith & Wesson has unveiled the new Model SD9 and Model SD40 pistols. These “new” guns are simply S&W Sigma Series pistols with some improvements and a new name. The improvements over the Sigma are improved trigger, tritium night front sight, rubber [Read More…]