Smith & Wesson Model 22 Barre VT
East Barre, VT
New Haven, VT
Smith & Wesson Model 22
The trigger face is smooth--which helps with deliberate double action shooting--and the hammer is checkered. For those who like to tinker with the trigger pull, the strain screw is exposed on the inside of the grip frame and can be adjusted within limits.
In keeping with the classic theme, the gun comes with Magna grips. Each panel has been handsomely checkered with a diamond around the grip screw. A border enhances the point pattern, and the familiar company logo is inletted at the top of each panel. On the bottom of the grip frame a lanyard has been installed.
The Model 22 classic is equipped with a 51⁄2-inch barrel, with the familiar 1950 style taper at the juncture of the frame. Like other guns of its ilk, there is no ejector rod shroud, and the gun is highly polished and blued. In addition, this model is also available in nickel or color case hardened. A traditional four-screw sideplate completes the package....