Alloy framed S&W auto's

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    Alloy framed S&W auto's

    What are the model numbers of the different S&W alloy-framed .40's? The only one I'm certain about is the 4053. Thanks!

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    My understanding of the S&W code is that the last digit in the model number indicates the material it's made of. The 3 in the 4053 indicates alloy. I have a 3913, also alloy. My 5906 and 6906 both have SS frames. Anything ending in 3 is alloy.
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