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In the interest of opening up more of the forums for chatter and an over all curiosity, I have been looking around for a light weight, small .38 revolver for a while and come up with a S&W Airweight or a Taurus Ultra-Lite every time, I am far from a Revolver kind of guy and just know I have to be missing something either smaller or lighter right? I hope? ;D

so what say you?

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Some comparison pics b/t my LCP and SW 442 airweight


 

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I think the "hammer resting on an empty cylinder" credo doesn't apply to modern revolvers, although some still adhere to it and swear by it.

So yep, there are 6 rounds in that revolver, the way it should be. Same as when we carry with "one in the pipe" in our LCP's.
 

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Mud Pie said:
I think the "hammer resting on an empty cylinder" credo doesn't apply to modern revolvers, although some still adhere to it and swear by it.

So yep, there are 6 rounds in that revolver, the way it should be. Same as when we carry with "one in the pipe" in our LCP's.
You missed my point entirely, which is... we're looking straight up the barrel of a loaded gun. Sorta breaks every rule of gun safety, no?
 

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Nah.......the 442 is a "J-Frame"--hence you are only looking at 5 rounds, not 6. That would be a "K-Frame."

And it is most commonly carried with a loaded chamber. The hammer is internal, there is nothing to drop unexpectedly--as you have to pull the trigger to get the double action brewing.

While I would be unamused to see this view in the hands of someone with their finger on the trigger, looking at a ell ligted photo on a table doesn't stir me.

Guess I'm jaded........ :-\
 

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AZ Outlaws said:
Not being picky, but are we looking down the barrel of one or two LOADED guns? :eek:

LCP wasn't loaded at the time. As you can see, the snubby was. But the camera was set on table to take the pic. That's why it's not entirely focused well...

AZ Outlaws said:
Okay... maybe I got a little over excited, but you will never see me standing in front of a loaded gun for any reason....
Unless someone is holding the gun, they dont worry me lol. But I have guns all over the house and I'm the kind of guy that when I sit down on the couch and the weapon that I set on the coffee table earlier is pointing at me...I'll turn it around. Not scared that its gonna go bang, but like you, I'd rather not have the business end of a gun looking at me at any time.....
 

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The lightest Taurus is the Total Titanium at 19.9 oz.
The lightest S&W is the 340 PD at 12oz.
Both are 357mag., but most people fire 38spec. to tame the recoil.
I have a 340 SS which is a Talo limited edition like the 340 PD only with a stainless steel cylinder, the 340 PD and the Taurus have titanium cylinders and are a little more care when cleaning as compared to stainless. John
 

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Well this is my SW 38spcl Air Weight.
 

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Well theres a couple of the real small revolver pin fires. They will fire a #8 buck shot..
 

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xenicintelligence said:
nice , though i bet it is hard to find the ammo for it. guess that means no 300 round shooting outting and no available value pack ammo from walmart uh?????
gcwimmer said:
He probably does his own reload. ;D
LOL :D ;D :D
 
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