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Old 04-15-2012, 18:53   #1
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New (to me) S&W 3913

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Earlier this week, I stopped in at my favorite local fun shop. I was browsing the pistol cases and, my eyes wandered to a 3913. I always have wanted to shoot one but, I didn't know anyone that owned one. I had also been searching for something with an ambi safety and, a smaller grip for new shooter instruction. This one didn't appear to be shot much and, wasn't in too bad of shape. (Just a couple of dings) and the white dots on the rear sight were missing.

So, after thinking on it, I decided that I "needed" to bring it home. I'm very pleased with it.

I shot 150 rounds of WWB and, it was 100% reliable with strong consistent ejections. I can see why these pistols have their reputation. The only thing that I don't care for is the magazine disconnect but, no big deal.
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Old 04-15-2012, 18:56   #2
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They are good guns. I have a 908 which is a blued budget version of your gun. It is accurate and has been 100% reliable so far.

Congrats and enjoy your new purchase!
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Old 04-15-2012, 19:03   #3
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Definitely one of my all-time favorites. Good choice!
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Old 04-15-2012, 19:07   #4
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I have one on my list of "if I find one" guns Congratulations

BTW the mag disconnect isn't there by accident. I am one of the people who don't mind them, but my training was a little different than most.
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That's awesome! I just bought a 6906 on saturday.
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Old 04-15-2012, 19:08   #6
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Those are a gem of the S&W autopistol lineup, congrats!!!
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They are good guns. I have a 908 which is a blued budget version of your gun. It is accurate and has been 100% reliable so far.

Congrats and enjoy your new purchase!
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Definitely one of my all-time favorites. Good choice!

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I have one on my list of "if I find one" guns Congratulations

BTW the mag disconnect isn't there by accident. I am one of the people who don't mind them, but my training was a little different than most.

Thanks guys!
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Old 04-15-2012, 19:22   #8
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That's awesome! I just bought a 6906 on saturday.
Thanks! A 6906 is on my list.

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Those are a gem of the S&W autopistol lineup, congrats!!!
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Old 04-15-2012, 19:50   #9
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Thanks! A 6906 is on my list.
Then a 5906 should be on there as well - I have and love all 3
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Yeah, it is on my list if I run across a good lookin' used one. I don't own a 3rd Gen SW auto... yet! Congrats. --Rob
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You spend enough time shooting a 3913 and you'll wonder why all similarly sized 9mm pistols can't be as tolerant of "shooter & ammunition" influences.
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Old 04-15-2012, 20:19   #12
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Congrats on a great pistol.
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Then a 5906 should be on there as well - I have and love all 3
I looked at one.

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You spend enough time shooting a 3913 and you'll wonder why all similarly sized 9mm pistols can't be as tolerant of "shooter & ammunition" influences.
You kwow, I already started to notice.
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Very nice. I think they will get more desirable and pricey as time goes on.
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Congrats on a great pistol.
Thanks Bac!
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Thanks! A 6906 is on my list.

CONGRATS ON THE 3913! I hope to find one myself someday.

The 6906 is a FANTASTIC gun! I had one but traded it straight up for a S&W 686 "no dash".......from my dad


The beauty of it is that I will get the 6906 back someday


Enjoy your awesome find!!!!!!!

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Very nice. I think they will get more desirable and pricey as time goes on.
Thanks Bruce, I've noticed the prices are creaping up there.
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Thanks Bruce, I've noticed theprices are creeping up there.
Congrats! I've been debating whether to get the 6906 or this. I haven't made my mind up yet. As the prices continue to soar, I think I'm going to commit to one real soon. Again, Cograts on a great looking piece! You need to get the flush-fit magazines for those. I think they're on Midway.

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Congrats on a great gun, I love the Smith 3rd Gens.
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Congrats! I've been debating whether to get the 6906 or this. I haven't made my mind up yet. As the prices continue to soar, I think I'm going to commit to one real soon. Again, Cograts on a great looking piece! You need to get the flush-fit magazines for those. I think they're on Midway.
Thanks, I'm planning on picking up a few more magazines at some point.

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Congrats on a great gun, I love the Smith 3rd Gens.
Thanks, I don't think my 3rd Gen Smith collection will end here.
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