What kind of Revolver is the Smith and Wesson 642?

What kind of Revolver is the Smith and Wesson 642?

Available in various calibers and with three diverse hammer designs, it is no surprise that the Smith & Wesson J-Frame has become the most popular, small-frame, defense revolver on the market. The Model 642 is a variation of the Model 42 Centennial Airweight® that integrates the time-tested features of the original with modern advancements.

What kind of gun is a 38 Special?

The 38 Special revolver was once standard issue for law enforcement and military personnel and still holds its own as a solid choice for expert marksmen or beginners just entering the world of handguns. Nothing is as simple to operate, accurate and reliable as a.38 revolver, and its manageable recoil makes it an ideal first handgun.

What kind of Revolver is a 357 Magnum?

Smith and Wesson 686 Plus 3-5-7 Magnum Stainless 5″ Revolver 357 Magnum, Smith and Wesson 627 Performance Center 8 RD 357 Magnum / 38 Special 2.62 Smith and Wesson 340 PD 1.875″ Revolver 357 Magnum, 38 Special 5 RD HiViz …

Are there concealed carry options on the S & W 642?

The concealed carry options are almost limitless. I saved the best feature of the 642 for last-the feature that sets it apart from the other J-frames in the Smith and Wesson line-its concealed hammer design.

Which is the best pocket size Smith and Wesson revolver?

Smith & Wesson’s use of Scandium has allowed super-light, pocket-size .357 Mags as well, though their recoil can be truly vicious. Interestingly, S&W’s bestselling revolver today is the Model 642, an aluminum-framed .38 Special snub-nose.

What’s the weight of a S & W 642?

The stainless steel barrel, cylinder and working interior parts are highly rust resistant. The aluminum frame makes for lightweight carry, giving the 642 a weight of 15 ounces versus a weight of 23 ounces for its all stainless steel cousin, the model 640.