Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp

Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp

The Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp is a large frame revolver from Smith and Wesson’s Performance Center.  The frame and cylinder are constructed of stainless steel. It is chambered in the powerful .44 Magnum round. The removable compensator aids in controlling this beast of a revolver. This revolver is perfect for home defense or a sidearm in bear country.  The Model 170137A is also California compliant.

Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp



Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp Features

Removable Barrel Compensator

Smith and Wesson Model 629 V-Comp compensator



The compensator can easily be removed from the barrel. The compensator will assist in dispersing the gas and aid in controlling this gun. It also has a removable cap muzzle protector.

Chrome Hammer


Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp hammer


The chrome hammer is large and exposed.  The large cylinder is constructed of stainless steel and fits tightly in the frame. This is to be expected from a Smith and Wesson Performance product.



Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp hammer

The chrome trigger features an overtail stop that is adjustable. The trigger guard is large enough to shoot with a glove on your hand. The trigger is extremely smooth and allows for quick follow-up shots.



Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp grips

The synthetic grips are large and have finger grooves. These standard grips provide a secure hold. They can be exchanged for after market grips. Many shooters prefer the cocobolo tactical grips. They are thicker and help to lessen the felt recoil.


Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp sights




The front and rear sights are adjustable. The front sight is bright orange and highly visible. It makes target acquisition quick and easy.

Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp Specifications

  • Caliber: .44 Magnum/ .44 S&W Special
  • Model: 629
  • Capacity: 6 Rounds
  • Barrel Length: 4 inches
  • Front Sight: Adjustable Orange Dovetail
  • Rear Sight: Adjustable Black
  • Overall Length: 10 inches
  • Action: Single/Double Action
  • Frame Size: Large – Exposed Hammer
  • Weight: 44.1 ounces
  • Grip: Synthetic
  • Material: Stainless Steel Frame/ Stainless Steel Cylinder
  • Finish: Matte
  • MSRP: $1559

Smith and Wesson Model 629V-Comp Conclusion

The Smith and Wesson Model 629 has been around a long time. Most remember Dirty Harry carrying one. The Model 629V-Comp is a nice improvement.  The large revolver features a smooth double/single action trigger and removable compensator.  The four-inch barrel is small enough to make it a pack gun yet big enough for longer shots. Whether you are looking for a sidearm in the woods or for home defense, this gun can do both jobs effectively. Purchase one today at Long Beach Guns.