Two identical pictures of my new Model 329PD with an added Hogue X-frame recoil-absorbing grip, and a stainless-steel Model 629 six-shot cylinder used to replace the titanium six-shot cylinder that it was purchased with. Why? Because the threat of flame-cutting erosion to the titanium cylinder face, caused by using relatively light bullets at high velocity, is a problem I wish to avoid. And changing to a stainless-steel cylinder brings up weight a few ounces to help mitigate the effects of recoil. I plan on getting it Mag-Na-Ported with dual-trapezoidal porting and having Ken Kelly of MNP polish the MIM trigger and hammer. The stainless-steel cylinder has been Colt Black Powder chamfer treated to the front of the cylinder and the charging holes beveled to aid in reloading by Bowen Classic Arms. Also Hamilton Bowen measured the chamber throats and opened each up to .431 to better shoot the jacketed bullets that I intend to use for this revolver in 44 Special cases for Concealed Carry. Finally, Cylinder and Slide will do a full action job and carry bevel treatment but the carry bevel will remove anodizing from the scandium/aluminum frame. Hence, Cylinder and Slide can do a cera-kote application and I can have the whole gun made all black, or have it bead-blasted to remove all anodized coloring to be given the look of being made of all stainless-steel.
Last Edit: Apr 5, 2019 14:37:45 GMT -6 by jeff460: plural