GUN Which model S&W did Clint Eastwood use in Dirty Harry

Discussion in 'On Topic' started by Accord, Mar 20, 2006.

  1. Accord

    Accord New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2004
    Messages:
    10,869
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Florida
    Was it a 629?
     
  2. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2002
    Messages:
    25,055
    Likes Received:
    0
    S&w 29
     
  3. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2004
    Messages:
    14,257
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    NY
    I think it was model 29
    [​IMG]
     
  4. Accord

    Accord New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2004
    Messages:
    10,869
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Florida
    Probably a stupid question, but is the 29 and 629 the same thing? When someone says a model 29 is that just a shortened way of saying 629?
     
  5. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2002
    Messages:
    25,055
    Likes Received:
    0
    I'd imagine the 629 is an updated version of the 29 but I really cant say.
     
  6. Accord

    Accord New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2004
    Messages:
    10,869
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Florida
    There is a 629 and a 629 Classic, so I imagine the Classic version is similar to the one used in Dirty Harry :dunno:
     
  7. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2002
    Messages:
    25,055
    Likes Received:
    0
  8. 993kgt

    993kgt building an airplane whee

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2001
    Messages:
    13,061
    Likes Received:
    33
    Location:
    Destin, FL
    you guys are all wrong- although Harry was supposed to use a S&W Model 29 .44 Mag, the actual gun used was the Model 25 in .45 Long Colt due to the availability of .45 blanks at the studio.
     
  9. jimmybuffett

    jimmybuffett New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2004
    Messages:
    16,236
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Arkansas
    holy 993 ownage

    this is a first
     
  10. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2002
    Messages:
    25,055
    Likes Received:
    0
    also -

    A police department in the Philippines ordered a print of the movie for use as a training film.

    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
  11. 993kgt

    993kgt building an airplane whee

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2001
    Messages:
    13,061
    Likes Received:
    33
    Location:
    Destin, FL
    everyone always asks if my s&w 500 (circa 2001+) is the one in the "dirty harry" movie

    i have to explain the answer to them, and that dirty harry was was circa 1971
     
  12. eWRXshun

    eWRXshun hai

    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2003
    Messages:
    16,666
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    LSU
    :cool:
     
  13. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2002
    Messages:
    25,055
    Likes Received:
    0
    Have they ever even seen the movie? :ugh:
     
  14. Sssnake

    Sssnake meh

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2005
    Messages:
    3,469
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Biggest Little City in the World
    Thanks to the Dirty Harry character the model 29's price went from like 200 bucks to over 800. Everyone was buying the 29's up left and right.
     
  15. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2002
    Messages:
    25,055
    Likes Received:
    0
    Then they shot them twice, put them back in the box, and now they're behind the photo albums and board games in the upstairs closet.
     
  16. Sssnake

    Sssnake meh

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2005
    Messages:
    3,469
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Biggest Little City in the World
    bingo. There are alot of very pristine 29's sitting in closets just begging to be bought. :)
     
  17. T0nyGTSt

    T0nyGTSt New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2004
    Messages:
    973
    Likes Received:
    0
    I always thought the 29 was the blued version.

    The 629 was the stainless steel version.
     
  18. Bigsnake

    Bigsnake OT Supporter

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2003
    Messages:
    34,557
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Baton Rouge
    I have a 629 and it is Stainless Steel model.
     
  19. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2002
    Messages:
    25,055
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have no clue and probably shouldnt have said anything :o :mamoru:
     
  20. Accord

    Accord New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2004
    Messages:
    10,869
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Florida
    Pics :bigthumb:
     

Share This Page