The Making of the Governor
Capable of shooting .410-bore shotshells and .45 Colt and .45 ACP cartridges, the Governor defines versatility. Managing Editor Aaron Carter recently visited Smith & Wesson’s Springfield, Mass., facility to get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Governor.
The frame of the Smith & Wesson Governor is machined to exact tolerances. In fact, after each step its dimensions are checked, and any necessary changes are relayed back to the CNC machine to ensure consistency.