Smith 3906

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  1. ladder13

    ladder13 Active Member

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    156A611D-B556-415A-B424-8933B78137AA.jpeg Not a fan of large frame single stacks but am into it right, and will make good trading fodder in the future. Anyone have one?
     
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    draco88 Dang it, Bobby Charter Life Member Supporting Member

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    An old-school gem from the days of yore. Very nice, amigo
     
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    CZfool68 Int'l Man of Mystery Charter Member Sponsor Supporting Member

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    Eh, shoulda just got a CZ. :p
     
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    The 3906 is incredibly well made, as are all 3rd Generation S&Ws. It is also somewhat scarce as a full-size, all-steel, single-stack 9mm. Unfortunately, I found the grip of the one I had was too slender to be able to shoot comfortably and accurately, although it could potentially be just what a person with small hands needs.

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  6. Jeppo

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    Jeppo's never even seen one. :(
    I've got the 15+1 double stack version (5906) and the 12+1 double stack compact version (6906).
     
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    draco88 Dang it, Bobby Charter Life Member Supporting Member

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    I never would guessed. Anytime anyone says 3rd gen Smith, I hear you say "I'll take it!" :D
     
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    Dang it, Bobby! ;)
     
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    Jeppo Very LARGE Member Supporting Member

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    I apologize for hijacking the thread but can't resist showing off my 6906. A previous owner polished the slide and colored the logo on the grip.

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    No apology needed! Nice, now I wish I hadn’t sold mine. What was I thinking?
     
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    Like the rest of us, you were thinking about "the next gun". I'm not sure there's anything special about this combination of polishing and finishing the frame that wouldn't lend itself to any 3rd gen model.
     
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