The S&W Revolvers: a Shop Manual, New Expanded 5th Edition, by Jerry Kuhnhausen
Covers the traditional pre-war/post-war S&W hand-ejector models, and basically traditional S&W numbered models made through 1996.
Also includes data on the non-traditional, post-1997 MIM (powdered metal component) S&W revolver models.
The new Kuhnhausen 5th edition S&W revolver manual is chock-full of new digital photos, principle and sectional illustrations, instructional drawings, and pre-war, post-war, and numbered model S&W revolversmithing information.
The author's detailed step-by-step instructions cover troubleshooting & problem solving; parts inspection; parts fitting and replacement; barrel replacement; complete repair, and tuning.