That's a good looking revolver buddy! Looks to be a good carry size as well...not too big, not too small.I have had better performance with the revolves than the autos. The qutos seem to be better now. I have had several model 85, 5 shpt .38 spl. revolvers, no issues with those. Cuttently have an 85 UL and it has been flawless. Had a 605 snub ,357 and it was great. Back in the '90s I had acouple of model 82 .38 spls. Like q S&W Mod 10. Those had no issues. Also had a Mod 66 in .357. The barrel shook loose in the frame. I had to lock it back in. It worked right them. It was like the S&W mod 19. Recently, I had a used Protector in stainless, 5 shot in .357 with the shrouded hammer. The gun was o.k. in D.A. mode, but the hammer took both hands to manually cock it for S.A.
Now for the .44 mag Tracker. I got it as you did. Guy I knew brought it in a gunshow and it was a 2.5'' round butt snubby. Not being able to afford the S&W 629 snubs, I bought it. I have a Super BBH & 4'' S&W 629, but don't carry them in the field as backups to a rifle due to weight. Have .357s I use, but would rather use a .44 mag. So this is suppose to do it. So far, it had exraction problems with the max handloads I use in my 629. Didn't even bother to try the hotter SBH loads. Accurate enough at close ranges. D.A. & S.A. were both good. Recoil was stout with magnums, noisy, & a large fireball out front.
I only had Winch. 200 gr. Silver tip JHPs in .44 spl. for a facgory load. Ain't had any factory .44 mag I some time to try it in the gun to see about the extraction. The .44 Spl loads worked perfectly and extracted just tine. Probably work out a handload along those spexcs in .44 mag cases later when I run outta the .44 spls.
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I call it my ''Po' man's'' 629 snub.