So what is a 669 S&W and why do people love it?
The Smith & Wesson 669 pistol was introduced in 1985 and based on the Model 59 series. A compact automatic pistol with just a 3.5 inch barrel, the Smith & Wesson 669 became a favorite back-up firearm or used for concealed carry.
The double action Smith & Wesson 669 was popularized in several movies during the late 1980's and early 1990's, boosting the firearm's visibility as a law enforcement favorite during the time. Another selling point was the pistol's capacity - able to be equipped with magazines ranging from 10 to 30 rounds.
When thinking about what the Smith & Wesson 669 really is to its owners, this pistol holds up a reputation as a reliable, easy to carry, and potentially high-capacity option. If you have a 669 S&W and need to finish up a repair, check out this list of most purchased parts from other Smith & Wesson 669 owners.