Designed and handcrafted by the gunsmiths of the Smith ' Wesson Performance Center, the 952 is the ideal pistol for competitive pistol team members who shoot and PPC competition. Chambered for 9mm, the full-sized Model 952 has a capacity of nine rounds plus one in the chamber. Performance Center features include a hand-fitted slide, match grade 410 stainless-steel barrel, and a hand cupped and fitted barrel, bushing and feed ramp. The firing pin block safety is independent of, and does not interfere with, the trigger pull. The single action pistol also has a dovetail black post front sight and an adjustable target quality black rear sight. The 952 weighs 41 ounces, measures 8 1/2-inches long and has a satin-stainless/matte finish.