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Smith & Wesson 78G
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Manufacturer:
Smith & Wesson
Model:
78G
Made In:
USA
From / To:
1971 - 1980
Replica Of:
Smith & Wesson Model 41
Weight:
2.6 lbs (1.18 kilos)
Length:
11.25 in (28.58 cm)
Material(s):
Full metal
Finish:
Black
Grips:
Plastic
Safety: Trigger block
Rear Sights:
Fully adjustable
Power Source:
12 g CO2 cartridge
Shots / Fill: ~50 good shots per CO2 bulb
Caliber:
.22
Ammo Type:
Lead pellet
Capacity:
Single shot
Feed:
Probe
Sound Level:
101 dB
Barrel Length:
8.5 in (21.59 cm)
Barrel Design:
Rifled Steel
Action:
Single
Trigger Pull:
5.4 lbs (SA)
Velocity:
420 fps
Best Features:
Manufactured by Smith & Wesson
Full metal construction; good weight and balance
Powerful and accurate; adjustable power level
Interesting CO2 reservoir mechanism; venting

 

 

 

 

Worst Features:
Single-shot (though some would see this as a benefit)
No blowback feature (though neither does the 41)
Grips (although aesthetically pleasing) are plastic
Limited availability (in Europe)
Resource Links:
Owner's Manual
Exploded Diagram View
High Resolution Image
Field Stripped
Packaging
Overall Rating:
45/50
Features & Design:
9/10
Build Quality & Finish:
9/10
Performance & Accuracy:
9/10
Operation & Fun Factor:
9/10
Value for Money (MSRP):
9/10
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