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http://pictures.auctionarms.com/February/SPRINGFIELDLW.JPG

"Springfield loaded lightweight". Is it a governemnt size (full size)? I think I know the slime ball who has it on auction but I am not sure and would hate to falsely label some one. I sent eMail to him and asked him but he did not answer.

I like the "lightweight", "Stainless", absence of those hideous front slide serrations.

How long ago was this "New" pistol manufactured i.e. when did they stop front serrations.

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[This message has been edited by PigPen (edited 12-03-2001).]
 

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Its not a full size. 4" barrel on a compact frame. Doesnt look like a lightweight either, looks like a stainless frame not alloy. The front serrations are not put on the ones with the shortened slide. Make sure this is the actual gun thats for sale. Good Luck.
 

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I suspect, if I recall correctly, that the LW prefix signifies the lightweight frame in the SA line. Hard to tell, but it looks like a close-up photo of a SA lightweight Ultra Compact to me, therefore short grip, short slide without serrations. Last one I saw though, still had the Hogue rubber wraparound grips on it.
 

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Originally posted by SHUZ:
Its not a full size. 4" barrel on a compact frame. Doesnt look like a lightweight either, looks like a stainless frame not alloy. The front serrations are not put on the ones with the shortened slide. Make sure this is the actual gun thats for sale. Good Luck.
That is the Lightweight. The LW on the Serial Number is a what says so. It is the standard matte blue finish, but the flash has made it look stainless. You can see some of the matte finish around the right side of the pic.

It certainly isn't a full-size though. From the grip size it looks to be a compact.


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definately the lightweight, compact frame. compact has 4" barrel, the ultra has shorter than 4" (3.5"?). Matte finish. check SAs web page...
 
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