Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory Target Pistol

posted on January 19, 2016
Want a .22 stainless-steel target pistol that is fun to shoot, packed with features, customizable—and also easy to take down for cleaning and reassemble? Then take a look at the new Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory. Some of this gun's features include a removable interchangeable match barrel, Picatinny-style rail, fiber-optic front sight and adjustable fiber-optic rear sight, two 10-round magazines, and textured grip panels with finger cuts for easy magazine removal. American Rifleman's Joseph Kurtenbach had a chance to fire the SW22 during SHOT Show 2016's Media Day at the Range. Watch it above, and learn more about this pistol at



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