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Old 01-28-2020, 05:44 PM
azuredragon azuredragon is offline
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S&W Model 60 Timing question

I know this question has probably been beat to death before but ... maybe I'm just asking for someone to finally validate my fears or put them to rest. I've got a Model 60, the new version with the 2 1/8" barrel and chambered in 357 magnum, and I only shoot it in double action. On just *one* of the cylinders, the timing is just barely slow. Usually, it locks up before the hammer drops but occasionally, the notch is sitting right above the cylinder stop and only clicks into place once the hammer has dropped. It happens on double action in moderate speeds so I'm not testing the timing with a dead slow pull.

I only shoot 38 specials out of it and I've had multiple awful experiences with S&W customer service including one instance where they simply didn't fix a timing issue on another gun. Would I be alright if I just left it as is?
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Old 01-28-2020, 06:47 PM
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I'd get it fixed. The gun has a lifetime warranty. Eventually it's going to start spitting lead and revolvers that spit lead aren't any fun to shoot.
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Old 01-28-2020, 06:51 PM
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+1 on this.

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I'd get it fixed. The gun has a lifetime warranty. Eventually it's going to start spitting lead and revolvers that spit lead aren't any fun to shoot.
I would not tolerate something like that.
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Old 01-29-2020, 11:42 AM
walter o walter o is offline
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Call S&W explain the problem ask for a return label ,document what is happening, with the return firearm .Clearly mark the chamber that is slow to carry up (tape magic marker ,paint )
they will make it right.
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Old 02-26-2020, 03:44 PM
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I've twice had to send a revolver back to them twice to get it timed properly. In both cases, the second time it was sent in, I had to wait longer for repair, as they said it was going to be repaired by a more senior gunsmith.
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Old 02-26-2020, 08:10 PM
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Probably someone that has been on the payroll.

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I've twice had to send a revolver back to them twice to get it timed properly. In both cases, the second time it was sent in, I had to wait longer for repair, as they said it was going to be repaired by a more senior gunsmith.
For at least a week.
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