What is Smith and Wesson J frame?

What is Smith and Wesson J frame?

The Smith & Wesson J-Frame is in all in all likelihood the single most-popular concealed-carry handgun type in history. It is the smallest class of the current S&W revolvers, and is the gun most people think of when they hear the term “snub-nosed revolver.” Why the guns are called “J-Frames” is a story in itself.

What frame is the S&W Model 36?

J frame
Smith and Wesson refers to the frame size of the Model 36 as the J frame. Smith and Wesson J frame revolvers are the most popular small-frame revolvers for defense on the market. The S&W Model 36 revolver is one of the handguns I recommended my students in Texas to consider when purchasing a handgun.

What is the difference between a Smith and Wesson J frame and K Frame?

The main difference in frames are their sizes. J frames are currently the smallest revolver frame that S&W produces such as model 36,37,638,642 etc. Usually they at the 5 shot 32,38 and 357s but they are produced in 7 shot 22 caliber. The K frame is the next size up that is currently produced.

What kind of barrel does Model 36 Smith and Wesson have?

S&W Model 36 (no dash) fitted with a 2 inch pinned barrel, checkered walnut service grips with S&W medallions, built on a square butt frame, is nickel finished with color case-hardened …Click for more info

When did the Smith and Wesson J frame come out?

Smith & Wesson J-Frame revolvers have had your back since 1950. These small revolvers were designed to fire full power rounds and are as simple and easy to use as they are reliable.

What was the name of the new Smith and Wesson revolver?

At the conference, the Smith & Wesson sales force asked the police chiefs to vote on a name for the new revolver. The most commonly suggested name was .38 Chief’s Special®.

When did the Model 36 chiefs come out?

S&W model 36 Chiefs Special, .38 special, 5-shot revolver with 1 3/4″ barrel. Late 1950’s manufacture with the later discontinued flat latch cylinder release. Very nice little …Click for more info