329NG and Double Tap 44 special review

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329NG and Double Tap 44 special review

Post by Aglifter » Fri Aug 21, 2009 1:40 am

Well, I was supposed to get a 329PD, but the 'smith misheard... possibly thought the 329PD was better for my purposes (part of the problem w. having a good friend as your 'pusher is he occasionally edits my impulse orders...)

Very happy w. the gun -- seems better built than my recent S&Ws. Absolute pussy cat w. the 44 specials, and I like the sights that are on it.

A) I wish it had a K-frame grip on it, so I could put compact crimson trace grips on it -- I bought some CTs for it, but they're too big, but they'll work on my bigger gun as a bedside gun.

B) The hammer is huge, bizarrely long.

I've already ordered the C&S firing pin for it, and will be removing the lock shortly. I wish I could find hammer shrouds for it, as it would make a good pocket gun for some of my pants, if I fitted a shorter grip.
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Re: 329NG and Double Tap 44 special review

Post by Aglifter » Fri Aug 21, 2009 5:44 am

Oh, and double taps 44 special is some dirty, dirty stuff...
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Re: 329NG and Double Tap 44 special review

Post by Combat Controller » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:23 am

This is the gun you ran through IDPA, yes?
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Re: 329NG and Double Tap 44 special review

Post by Netpackrat » Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:02 am

Aglifter wrote:Oh, and double taps 44 special is some dirty, dirty stuff...
After I had my bad experience with their 10mm ammo, I did some searching and read that they may have cheaped out by switching powders in some of their loads.
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Re: 329NG and Double Tap 44 special review

Post by Aglifter » Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:32 am

Yes, 3 years later, this is the gun I ran in that IDPA match...
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Re: 329NG and Double Tap 44 special review

Post by Combat Controller » Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:21 pm

Aglifter wrote:Yes, 3 years later, this is the gun I ran in that IDPA match...
I figured, I wanted to ask how it was holding up.
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Re: 329NG and Double Tap 44 special review

Post by Combat Controller » Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:21 pm

CombatController wrote:
Aglifter wrote:Yes, 3 years later, this is the gun I ran in that IDPA match...
I figured, I wanted to ask how it was holding up.
That and I saw too late the date on the thread. So much for catching up!
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Re: 329NG and Double Tap 44 special review

Post by Aglifter » Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:19 pm

It's been fine - I haven't carried it, or any other stainless gun, back to the plant, since the odd fall/refinish, etc problem.
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