View Full Version : 629 Trail Boss

06-12-2005, 8:27 PM
Has anybody seen a S&W 629 Trail Boss recently? I saw one at Antioch Armory about a 1.5 years ago and wish I had bought it now. Anyone know where I can get one?

BTW, thanks for all your answers to my last post guys. I talked to a dealer over the weekend who thinks he might have a 4" 29 coming in on consignment within the next month. http://calguns.net/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

06-12-2005, 9:10 PM
Hi Kev, this gun is still on the CA list. Have tried getting your local dealer to order you a new one?

06-12-2005, 10:28 PM
Assuming your 'Trail Boss' is
<LI> S&W 629
<LI> 3" barrel + full lug
<LI> unfluted cylinder
<LI> black Hogue grips

I believe - at least as of 1+ month ago - there were 2 at Target Masters in Milpitas. One may or may not have had a lanyard stud at grip base.

Price tag said something around $720ish. There may have been a 3" 629 with a regular fluted cylinder there also.

Nice gun, but you'll want to use rounds with a tad faster burning powder otherwise you'll have a lot of muzzle flash.

I'd think this gun would be better shooting hotter 44Spl loads.

Bill Wiese
San Jose

06-16-2005, 4:57 PM
I think I saw a 3" 629 at Marin Firearms in Novato recently... may have been the Trail Boss.

06-17-2005, 8:05 AM
Actually I mean one of these:


3" Barrel with Mag-na-Port and fluted cylinder. There is also a version with no ports and an unfluted cylinder. I prefer the first.

06-17-2005, 8:21 AM
I believe I saw an unfluted one with ports...
but now my head is spinning.

And thanks for the nice pic, it made my morning http://calguns.net/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Bill Wiese
San Jose

06-17-2005, 10:24 AM
I was in Target Masters a couple weeks ago and I saw two 3" 629s. I am sure one was unfluted, and I think the other was fluted. I didn't look closely at them, so I couldn't tell you if the fluted one was also Mag-na-ported.

Long story short: I believe Target Masters does in fact have a Trail Boss in stock.

06-17-2005, 7:54 PM
Originally posted by bwiese:
I believe I saw an unfluted one with ports...
but now my head is spinning.

What, you saw an unfluted one and you didn't buy it, has your unfluted fever abated?