I am considering a Model 97 in 44Spl. with 4 1/4" Brl. I have interest in the round butt option but will never be able to handle one prior to ordering. For those who have handled one are they thinner in addition to having the rear strap rounded? Any comments on comparison between round and standard in shooting or handling? I was also looking at the 3 1/2" Brl. option but read that you need to remove the ejector tube when removing the cylinder. Don't know if the extra cost and trouble to clean is worth it?