There are a wide variety of snub names and models and knowing one model from another is something of an art form onto itself. Over the years brand names and model designations have morphed as various features were changed. To add to the confusion still other manufacturers assigned number prefixes or suffixes tmodel numbers as parts were replaced, features added or the same part was made from a new material.  The following shorthand list is offered only as a quick and rough guide to some of the better known snub models along with a few of the feature they are generally known for.

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